ROCU Prison Intelligence Officer

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Police Officer
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190000LY Requisition #
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Core responsibilities of the West Midlands Prison Intelligence Officers. 


  • Gather, evaluate and disseminate criminal intelligence within and outside the prison environment using police and prison service computer systems.
  • Research and develop intelligence on serious organised crime and high risk prisoner groups (organised crime groups, gangs and serious sex offenders). 
  • Effectively manage the nationally agreed prison intelligence/evidence processes (OPT authorities).
  • Advise LEAs and Governors on issues relating to the evidential use of prison intelligence product and the disclosure of such product under Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (CPIA).
  • Establish and maintain relationships with partners in all sections of the prison to maximise opportunities for intelligence gathering and to develop and maintain close partnership-working arrangements between the various agencies.
  • Develop initiatives with the prison security team to prevent and detect crime within and outside the prison, including trafficking of prohibited items.
  • Identify appropriate prisoners, for debriefs, intelligence interviews, exit interviews and where appropriate, complete CHIS referrals.
  • Work with LEAs and HMPPS to exploit opportunities for criminal asset recovery.
  • Actively manage the LEA production process in line with the current PSI and maximise inward intelligence from that production.
  • Manage covert tactics against subjects identified by law enforcement agencies, including reviewing and processing RIPA and OPT surveillance authorities, in line with legislation and prison guidelines.
  • Facilitate technical and feasibility studies for LEA covert operations within prison.
  • Facilitate effective communication between HMPPS and LEA’s regarding deaths in custody and offer on advice on scene preservation and contamination. 
  • Facilitate effective communication between HMPPS and LEA concerning movement of prisoners outside of the prison.
  • Support LEAs and prison staff with risk management of vulnerable or at risk prisoners.
  • Support the prison corruption prevention group with the development of intelligence opportunities to tackle prison staff corruption.
  • Conduct category A prison accreditations.
  • Collate and conduct category A visits under the ‘Approved Visitor Scheme’, (AVS).
  • Complete pre-release intelligence packages on all high priority individuals, PRAS nominals, those subject to a Serious Crime Prevention Order (SCPO) or part of the coordination of Lifetime Offender Management Process (LOM).


 The successful candidate will have some knowledge or skill in the following areas:-


  • Ability to negotiate and influence people and partners.
  • Sound intelligence background and proven experience in the investigation of intelligence.
  • A willingness to drive operations targeting organised crime groups.
  • Determination and self-motivation.
  • Sound decision making, with an ability to manage complex change.
  • Outstanding communication, report writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Research, development and production of high quality intelligence reports that are able to support strategic or operational activity.
  • Have a detailed understanding of how OPT authorities operate, how they are used within an enquiry, and the legislation and guidelines that underpin them.
  • Experience of reactive and proactive investigations and display a sound awareness of information and evidence gathering techniques. 
  • RIPA legislation governing covert surveillance and CHIS, and the general principles of the Human Rights Act 1998.
  • Understanding of the National Intelligence Model (NIM) and the concept of risk-management.
  • Liaison with a variety of law enforcement and other partner agencies on a broad range of partnership activities and proactive and reactive crime-related enquiries.
  • Understanding of the principles of ‘OCG Management’.

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