Police Officer: Special Victims Detective - Winchester, VA

August 13, 2019


Police Officer: Special Victims Detective


The City of Winchester and the Police Department invites you to come join our team! The City has an outstanding strategic plan that includes goals and objectives, a clear vision, and a culture of collaboration. We are recruiting for a unique position, Police Officer, assigned to Special Victims Detective primarily responsible for investigating criminal conduct to identify and apprehend offenders for prosecution in crimes of a sensitive nature.

Example of Duties
Assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division to investigate criminal cases involving sexual assault, elder abuse, domestic or child related kidnapping, assault, and stalking;
Conduct interviews of witnesses and victims, interrogations, and apprehensions of suspects;
Compiles extensive case files and maintains accurate records and weekly reports of activities;
Testifies during criminal and regulatory trials;
Trains and assists patrol officers with ongoing investigations;
Conducts specialized training in-house and at community engagements;
Works collaboratively with other agencies on case-related victim and evidentiary issues.
Typical Qualifications
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a High School Diploma or General Education Degree. An Associate's Degree in related field is preferred. Individual must have five (5) years of experience as a Virginia certified law enforcement officer.

Supplemental Information
This classification specification is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee will also perform other reasonably-related job responsibilities as assigned and required by management. City of Winchester reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities.

To apply for this position please visit the City of Winchester's website at www.winchesterva.gov.

Closing Date / Removed from Database Date
September 2, 2019

  All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description.