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Police Investigator

Lake City

Listing Summary


Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Responds to in-progress calls requiring immediate law enforcement assistance.
  • Conducts criminal and special investigations, including domestic violence, burglaries, thefts, robberies, assaults, homicides and the enforcement of City, County, and State laws.
  • Processes and documents evidence from crime scenes.
  • Prepares search warrants and arrest warrants when appropriate.
  • Prepares case documentation for filing with the District Attorney and presents case evidence in Court as required.
  • Receives calls from and assists other law enforcement agencies in emergencies or with requests for assistance with investigations.
  • Coordinates with supervisor on progress and problems concerning assigned cases.
  • Maintains records on investigative assignments.
  • May perform duties in other areas of the Police Department, when called upon to do so.
  • Assists other officers with follow-up investigations, and is actively involved in the routine gathering of evidence, questioning of witnesses, apprehension of suspects.
  • Provides information and guidance to the public/victims regarding case status and processes.
  • May review reports submitted by officers and/or other investigators to insure completeness.
  • Serve as on-call investigator on a rotating basis.

Must have the ability to:

  • Gather, assemble, analyze, and evaluate facts and evidence.
  • Draw logical conclusions from information and make proper recommendations.
  • Interpret and apply laws and regulations.
  • Analyze situations quickly and accurately, and take effective courses of action.
  • Demonstrate keen powers of observation and memory.
  • Meet established standards of physical endurance, agility, and vision.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work.

Required Qualifications

  • Georgia POST Certified
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a law enforcement investigator

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary commiserate with experience and qualifications
  • Take-home car
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
    • 5% Employee Contribution
    • Vested in 5 Years
  • Optional 457(b) Retirement Program (Employee-only contributions)
  • Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability for Employee
  • Paid Life Insurance for Employee
  • Employer pays Peace Officer Annuity Benefit (POAB) Dues
  • 10 Vacation Days per year (Increases with seniority)
  • 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • Sick Leave
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans  
  • Education Tuition Reimbursement

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