IPOA Investigations Officer Jobs in Kenya

IPOA Investigations Officer Jobs in Kenya


  • The Investigations Officer will be responsible to Director, Investigations through
    the Head of Investigations.

  • This is the entry grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer.

    Job Description

    Specific duties and responsibilities will entail: -

  • Undertaking investigations on allegations of misconduct, deaths and serious injuries to persons while in police custody, or which are the result of police action or inaction; or were caused by members of the National Police Service;

  • Gathering and analysing evidence and organizing it in statements, sets of records and facts;

  • Gathering information and produce intelligence reports to inform investigations;

  • Recording of statements from complainants, witnesses and suspects officers;

  • Ensuring safe custody of all investigative records and evidence in liaison with the Monitoring and Inspections Directorate;

  • Conduct impromptu visits to stations during inspection tours to audit police investigations into complaints against the service;

  • Conducting undercover investigations and surveillance operations;

  • Carrying out sting operations especially where ongoing misconduct is reported to the Authority;

  • Attending post-mortems;

  • Documenting all investigations in concise, factual and timely manner;

  • Supporting prosecution process in court; and

  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Profile

  • Must be a citizen of Kenya.

  • Meets the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya.

    Job Specification

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Forensic Science, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Law, Political Science, Human Rights, Social Sciences or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    and

  • Ability to use computer application;

    Required behavioural skills

  • A candidate must be a person of integrity, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player;

  • Demonstrate high ethical standards;

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; IPOA Investigations Officer Jobs in Kenya

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