Regional Data Forensics Investigator

  • Full time
  • Exeter, Devon
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • £31,425
  • August 23, 2022

Devon and Cornwall Police

Regional Data Forensics Investigator

The principal responsibility of the role is to provide South West Regional Forces with an evidential Data Investigation capability. The post holder will take responsibility for the management of the technical investigation including securing and retrieving data from seized computer systems and mobile devices, including configuration of operating systems and applications, attending searches where necessary, producing technical documentation in relation to data retrieved from computers and media.

Presenting evidence in court as required and providing advice to police officers on forensic computer analysis, in order to assist in the investigation of Data Forensics crime in its entirety and gathering of evidence to support a criminal prosecution.

The majority of the examinations will be undertaken at the request of the Investigating Officer to provide intelligence and evidence to identify and prosecute offenders and identify witness/victims.  A vital part of the role is the integrity and continuity of evidence with subsequent presentation at judicial proceedings.

Please see role profile attached for more details.

Additional information:

Shortlisting will take place:- Wednesday 24th August 2022

Interviews will take place:- Week commencing 5th September 2022

A&S employees will remain on their home force job description, terms and conditions and salary (PO 1-4) if successful during the recruitment process.

This role will require the post holder to travel to alternative locations on an ad hoc basis to undertake the role; travel expenses will be reimbursed in accordance with force policy.

For more information regarding this role please contact Sarah Cooke, Regional Data Forensic Manager – email:

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