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Detective Constable – Transferees & Re-Joiners

  • Reference SJ-POJ-210610-01
  • Remuneration National Police Pay Scales plus London Allowa
  • Role/TypePermanent/Full Time
  • LocationGuildhall Yard East

The City of London Police is nationally and internationally renowned for its expertise in identifying, combating and preventing economic crime, and for being a standard bearer in the field of victim support. The world's leading business and financial centre demands a bespoke police force, equipped to protect and support this unique environment and to meet its policing challenges head on.

We are currently looking for Detective Constables who have experience of proactive and intelligence led investigations in serious and organised crime to join the Economic Crime Directorate. We are especially interested in any Detectives who are qualified Financial Investigators.

The Economic Crime Directorate of the City of London Police has specialist fraud investigation units focusing on Insurance fraud, Intellectual Property and counterfeit goods, pro-active payments and card crime teams.

IFED

The Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED) is a funded unit that specialises in economic crime threats to the insurance industry. The dynamic and fast-paced team has a national remit so there is an expectation that officers will travel to different parts of England and Wales to carry out enquiries, make arrests, and execute warrants as required. IFED is developing its proactive investigative work so a proven ability to undertake proactive criminal investigative work is particularly sought after.

The Fraud Investigation Teams including the National Lead Force response to Fraud take on the most complex and high profile fraud investigations that cross over into multiple force areas. Their work is also responsible for some of the most significant fraud prosecutions and convictions in recent years. The work of the fraud investigation teams being both International and diverse from commodity investments through to cyber enabled fraud.

You will investigate, detect and prevent crimes and produce accurate reports and case files. Playing a leading role in police and agency-led operations, you will help to reduce and detect crime and the impact of crime in one of the most famous square miles on the planet.

You will be a qualified and experienced detective, who has completed a relevant national training course or ICIDP accreditation. A good knowledge of investigation of fraud and economic crime, the Fraud Act knowledge and disclosure procedure experience is essential, along with a proven ability to undertake proactive criminal investigation work.

PIPCU

The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) is a department of the City of London Police, the national lead force for fraud. It was established in 2013 with the responsibility to investigate and deter serious and organised intellectual property crime in the United Kingdom.

Part of PIPCU’s remit is to protect consumers from harm, focusing on intellectual property crime that has public safety implications. Since its inception, it has investigated intellectual property crime worth more than £100 million concerning counterfeit goods or digital piracy, and suspended more than 115,000 websites selling counterfeit goods. Day to day work includes both overt and covert investigations around individuals and Organised Criminal Groups. You should occasionally expect to work long hours at short notice and travel both nationally and internationally. As the investigating officer you will have control of the investigation and you will develop new skills and gain knowledge.

The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit(PIPCU) are also seeking applications for an officer with a good understanding of IT and complex crime investigation to work on Operation Creative in the PIPCU disruptions team. Experience in this area is preferred.

The operation works with stakeholders across the creative industry to prevent and disrupt copyright offenders online. The team have developed close working relationships with content protection organizations who feed in reports to the team to make use of policing powers and legislation.

The applicant will be expected to work closely with these stakeholders in combating this crime and provide technical and legal assistance whilst seeking innovative ways to develop the operation.

The applicant would also need a working knowledge of Registries, Registrars and Registrants to engage and develop new working practices utilising specific legislation and legal advice.

This role sits within PIPCU, which is a proactive unit operating across the country and travel both forging and domestic maybe required. The applicant should be willing to participate in and lead warrants and legal proceedings. Some of these will be breaking new legal ground, those unwilling to be innovative or show leadership in new areas should not apply.

Whilst much of the detail can be learned, this role requires some specific skills and interests and it is recommended that any applicants speak to the unit’s leadership team to ensure they are fully cognizant of what the role requires, this is not a standard detective role;

DCPCU

The Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit (DCPCU) is a unique pro-active police unit, with a national remit, formed as a partnership between UK Finance, the City of London Police and the Metropolitan Police together with the Home Office.

It is fully sponsored by the cards and banking industries, with an on-going brief to investigate, target and, where appropriate, arrest and seek successful prosecution of offenders responsible for card, cheque and payment fraud crimes.

It is headed up by a Detective Chief Inspector and comprises officers from the City of London Police and Metropolitan Police Service who work alongside banking industry fraud investigators and support staff.  

The DCPCU:

  • Has recognition within the UK law enforcement structure as the “centre of excellence” for card and payment fraud crime investigations and offers advice, guidance and support to other police forces in respect of such investigations.
  • Investigates organised card and payment fraud crime perpetrated throughout England and Wales and acts as the primary liaison unit with law enforcement colleagues in Scotland, Europe and beyond.
  • Works in liaison with UK Finance to collect, collate and where appropriate disseminate intelligence on crime relating to the payment industry including but not limited to the area of card and payment fraud in accordance with MOPI.
  • Together with UK Finance Intelligence Unit provides up-to-the-minute information about fraudulent attacks on financial institutions.

Fraud

The Fraud Teams investigate an expanding range of serious and complex fraud increasingly facilitated by cyber technology.

The Fraud Investigation Teams including the National Policing Lead Force response to Fraud take on the most complex and high profile fraud investigations that cross over into multiple force areas. Their work is also responsible for some of the most significant fraud prosecutions and convictions in recent years. The work of the fraud investigation teams being both International and diverse from commodity investments through to cyber enabled fraud.

You will investigate, detect and prevent crimes and produce accurate reports and case files.  Playing a leading role in police and agency-led operations, you will help to reduce and detect crime and the impact of crime in one of the most famous square miles on the planet.

You will be a qualified and experienced detective, who has completed a relevant national training course or ICIDP accreditation. A good knowledge of investigation of fraud and economic crime, the Fraud Act knowledge and disclosure procedure experience is essential, along with a proven ability to undertake proactive criminal investigation work.  

Benefits:

In return, we will offer a number of benefits including a generous pension scheme, a free Oyster card for London (TFL) travel and subsidised national rail travel, which allows you to travel within a 70 mile radius. For further information please visit:

https://careers.cityoflondon.police.uk/working

The ATOC Rail Travel Concession allows regular serving police officers to travel on National Rail services within a 70 mile radius of London for a small monthly cost. This is a taxable benefit that the City of London Police negotiates and Officers make a contribution to the cost of the scheme.

A diverse workforce improves the service we provide to our public by making us more approachable and relevant within our communities. This is why it’s vitally important that we recruit people from a wide range of communities and backgrounds with an understanding of cultural issues and a wide range of skills. We therefore particularly encourage female and people from Black, Asian and other Minority Ethnic communities to join us.

The City of London Police is committed to equal opportunities and particularly welcomes applications from Female, BAME & other underrepresented groups.

Applicants who fail to address the skills/knowledge/experience of the job description will not be considered.

If you would like to discuss these opportunities in more detail, please contact HR Services via the email hrservices@city-of-london.pnn.police.uk

The closing date for applications is 20th July 2021 at 11:59pm.

This vacancy is open only to those who have the right to work in the UK.

The City of London Police is keen to promote flexible working and will, subject to operational policing requirements, proactively consider all applications to work flexibly.

The City of London Police is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

The Force has a number of Staff Support Networks that can offer you support and advice. Applicants are very welcome to contact the networks directly if they need any support or ask any question before they apply. For further information on the networks and their contact details please visit:

https://www.cityoflondon.police.uk/police-forces/city-of-london-police/areas/city-of-london/about-us/about-us/equality-and-diversity2/equality-and-diversity-support-networks/

City of London Police is committed to equal opportunities and particularly welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

https://www.cityoflondon.police.uk/careers/Pages/default.aspx

 

Detective Constable – Transferees & Re-Joiners

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