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eForensic Officer-Transferee Police Officer West Mids Police

Post Posted: May 28, 19 13:31

About the role:

This opportunity is open to Transferee Police Officers only.

Are you ready to join an environment that supports, change, delivers a service of protection to our communities and is dedicated to the solving and prevention of crime?
If so, we welcome your application to join the Forensics Team as a ‘Digital Forensics Officer’ working within the Digital Forensics Team, at Ridgepoint House, Bromford Lane, Ward End, Birmingham.

We are looking for applicants who have previous experience in the examination of computer devices or candidates who are technically skilled and are keen to develop in this area. You should have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues of all ranks, both within WMP and external organisations.

The successful applicant will provide technical support to investigating officers.

The Digital Forensic Team are accredited to ISO 17025 for the examination of computer and other digital data devices, and work within ACPO guidelines.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake Audits, Validation and Quality checks in support of our Accreditation.


• Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team of Digital Forensic examiners
• Possess good communication skills (both verbal and written)
• Be enthusiastic, hardworking and flexible
• Possess an ability to examine exhibits or items in a methodical and precise way and have an aptitude for problem solving
• Be conversant with Windows operating systems and have a keen interest in and understanding of computer systems and mobile devices
• Ability to safely handle exhibits for examination purposes, whilst maintaining accurate contemporaneous records
• Be conversant with the ISO 17025 standard and ACPO Principles of Digital Evidence
• Be able to regularly work with material that may be of an obscene, offensive or distressing nature. Treat such material in the appropriate manner ensuring it is secured and handled according to defined policies
• Attend court and give evidence on matters relating to Computer examinations

• Understanding of relevant commercial and open-source software tools applicable to the role
• Understanding of programming and/or scripting languages;
• Understanding of other common operating systems such as OS X and Linux;
• Experience and knowledge in performing Digital Forensic examinations and the impact they have on investigations;
• Have attended and passed an accredited training course relevant to Digital Forensic examination of computer and/or mobile device based evidence

Grade: Constable
Salary: Constable
Closing Date: 4th June 2019

For further information, please contact DS John Price on 101 or 8446112.  

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Re: eForensic Officer-Transferee Police Officer West Mids Po

Post Posted: May 28, 19 16:03