DEPARTMENT : POLICE COMPLAINTS AUTHORITY
JOB TITLE : PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATION OFFICER
GRADE : H
RESPONSIBLE TO : CHIEF INVESTIGATION OFFICER
NO. OF POSITIONS: ONE (1)
Under the general supervision of the Chief Investigation Officer, the incumbent will investigate complaints from aggrieved persons against police officers from the rank of Senor Inspector to Superintendent. He/she is responsible for district complaints system.
1.0 Investigates all Cases Involving Police Officers from the Level of Senior Inspector to Superintendent
1.1 Obtains statements in order to keep a record of witnesses account of events.
1.2 Facilitates the opening of dockets for proper record of reported cases.
2.0 Responsible for District Complaints System
2.1 Receives public complaints at district level and allocates work to Senior Investigation Officers.
2.2 Supervises Senior Investigation Officer in the districts for accountability.
2.3 Monitor performance of Senior Investigation Officers for performance management.
2.4 Conducts on the job training for Senior Investigation Officers, Principal Investigation Officers and Investigation Officer for efficiency and effectiveness.
2.5 Assists Senior Investigation Officers with complicated cases to enhance professionalism.
3.0 Reports to Chief Investigation Officer
3.1 Submit performance appraisal reports of Senior Investigation Officer to Chief Investigation Officer.
3.2 Compiles and transmits to Chief Investigation Officer district material needs for budgetary purposes.
3.3 Advises Chief Investigation Officer on district training needs for Human Resources Development purposes.
3.4 Submits to Chief Investigation Officer district investigative progress and complaints trend reports for accountability.
Education and Training
A Master’s Degree in Public Administration/Sociology or Education plus two (2) years’ experience in Crime Investigation and two (2) years in middle managerial position.
LLB plus three (3) years’ experience in Crime Investigation and two (2) years in middle managerial position.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration/Sociology or Education plus five (5)
years’ experience in Crime Investigation and three (3) years in middle managerial position.
The following skills will be an added advantage:
• Research Methods
• Report writing skills
• Interpersonal Skills
• Computer Literacy
ONLY SHORTLISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED.
Applications on relevant forms of G.P 104 for serving officers and GP 103 for job seekers duly accompanied by completed appraisal forms coupled with certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, should be sent to:
The Principal Secretary
Ministry of Police and Public Safety
P.O. Box 866
They can be hand delivered to Human Resource Office, Ministry of Police and Public Safety, Avani Maseru – Office Block, Room 721 or 730 not later than 16th OCTOBER, 2020.