Principal Investigation Officer

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DEPARTMENT : POLICE  COMPLAINTS  AUTHORITY

JOB  TITLE   : PRINCIPAL  INVESTIGATION  OFFICER

GRADE  :  H

RESPONSIBLE  TO : CHIEF  INVESTIGATION  OFFICER

NO.  OF  POSITIONS: ONE  (1)

JOB  SUMMARY

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.

MAIN  DUTIES

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.

JOB  SPECIFICATION

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.

OR

LLB  plus  three (3)  years’  experience  in  Crime  Investigation  and  two (2)  years  in middle  managerial  position.

OR

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

Maseru  100

OR

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.

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