Forensic science is used to support the investigation of crime. It can be used to provide evidence to support or refute an allegation, a version of events, and a person’s involvement in an offence. The Forensics Department is committed to providing quality, objective, timely and effective forensic services to inform investigations, identify offenders, safeguard victims and witnesses, and streamline justice through good and early case management. This is achieved by:
Designing and delivering effective forensic strategies for each and every case that we are involved in.
Delivering all forensic examinations using recognised, validated and robust techniques
Maintaining qualifications and competence to deliver techniques.
Maintaining and following documented procedures that reflect best and validated practice.
Being committed to and complying with the ISO/IEC 17025, 17020 and the Forensic Science Regulator’s Codes of Practice and Conduct.
The primary purpose of this role is to deliver local forensic digital services including; CCTV and Mobile Devices; providing support to Officers and the Forensic Investigation Team
The role is full time 37 hours per week Monday – Friday
Location is Lichfield Forensic Hub.
There will be a requirement to work outside these hours for urgent work. Standby arrangements would be required.
Further details and key responsibilities can be found in the role profile.
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Please note that if successful for this role, the following tests and checks will be conducted:
Higher level vetting
This position is subject to job evaluation.
To apply for this job please visit staffordshirepolice.tal.net.