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Police Staff Investigators (15_15)


1.)    How many “non-warranted” or “Police Staff” investigators are currently employed by your Force?

2.)    How many “non-warranted” or “Police Staff” investigators are currently appointed within your Force through a recruitment agency or external provider?

3.)    a) Within which teams and departments do you currently employ or use these “non-warranted” or “Police Staff” investigators?  For example; Major Crime, Domestic Violence, Child Abuse Investigation, CID etc.

b) Please provide a breakdown of how many of these investigators there are within each team/department.

4.)    a) How many of these “non-warranted” or “Police Staff” investigators hold PIP level 2 accreditation?

b) How many of these “non-warranted” or “Police Staff” investigators have taken the National Investigators Examination?

5.)    What training have these “non-warranted” or “Police Staff” investigators received?

6.)    What powers, if any, have these investigators been designated by the Chief Constable under section 38 of the Police Reform Act 2002 ¿ please break this information down into how many members of staff have been designated powers under each paragraph.

7.)    Please provide details of any promotion or advancement structure for “non-warranted” or “Police Staff” investigators – if there is not one in place, please state this.

8.)    Please provide job descriptions for each “non-warranted” or “Police Staff” investigator role within your Force.


Please find attached our response.