CTOC - Surveillance Officer

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190000MV Requisition #
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Specific Role Responsibilities

- Undertake the surveillance of targets by way of physical and technical observation, in situations which are static, on foot and mobile to a minimum standard equal to current ACPO level 1.

- Using all current surveillance techniques deliver to investigating officer’s evidence, intelligence or other information on the activity of targets in line with current national codes of practice.

- In cases of emergency or operational necessity, to arrest targets committing crime.

- In support of the surveillance function; Record and maintain a daily surveillance log of all such activity to a standard laid down by current ACPO guidelines; Prepare accurate daily intelligence logs to investigating officers in order to determine the extent and nature of criminal activity and to allow for future tasking; Provide in appropriate cases statements of evidence in support of the criminal prosecution of targets.

- Participate in surveillance training courses and offer advice and guidance to attached personnel and junior officers to improve their techniques and effectiveness.

- Undertake such administrative duties as necessary to maintain intelligence duties.

- Be conversant with all items of technical equipment necessary to undertake surveillance operations. To maintain knowledge of surveillance techniques and capabilities and to keep abreast of current technological developments.

- Strive to achieve best value in the work undertaken and where possible develop and maintain best practice.

Competencies/Skills required for role



- A qualification of National Level 1 Surveillance training

- A qualification of Advanced Driver training for surveillance purposes

- High degree of commitment, dedication and flexibility

- Conversant with legal issues affecting surveillance

- Hold a current PST Certificate

- Proven experience and ability in static, foot, mobile and technical surveillance techniques

- Proven initiative and innovation demonstrated whilst working as a member of a surveillance team

- Proven communication skills with the ability to operate effectively at a variety of levels 


- Knowledge of counter terrorism work.

- Knowledge of current developments/advancements in surveillance technology and techniques.

- Specialist covert policing skills within surveillance such as CROPS, motorcycle qualification.

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