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Cold Case Investigator (Temporary)

Criminal investigative experience required. A minimum of 30 credit hours in Criminal Justice or related field from an accredited college or university preferred or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Valid Oklahoma driver’s license and satisfactory driving record. Must hold a law enforcement officers CLEET certification. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print all documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Posting Information
Department: 
Police - Investigations
Location: 
1507 West Lindsey
Shift: 
19 hours per week maximum for 6 months, schedule may vary
Salary: 
$20.00-$27.50 per hour
Date Posted: 
Tue, 11/01/2016 - 8:00am
Closing Date: 
Mon, 08/14/2017 - 9:00am
Job Description
Duties: 
Investigate unsolved crimes using standard cold case practices to build a new case and bring the offenders to trial. Interact with internal staff and external agencies including detectives, criminal analysts and forensic technicians. Review existing case material including patrol reports, detective notes, laboratory documents, photographs, crime scene diagrams, witness lists, recorded interviews and testimony, lead sheets, and suspect information and any new information. Locate past and potential victims, witnesses, suspects, investigators, and other persons of interest; conduct interviews and employ community policing partnerships to locate new and viable leads. Assist forensic experts with evaluating old evidence and the identification of physical and biological evidence using new and enhanced technology in chemical applications, light sources, DNA and trace evidence testing, blood splatter analysis, and 3-D crime scene recreations. Access national criminal and DNA data bases; and view information via the internet, computer-based search engines and social media. Review information collected through criminal and behavior analysis. Organize and analyze crucial aspects of the case; generate reports and graphic charts. Provide court testimony. Perform related duties as required.
Working Conditions: 
Required to adhere to a high standard of personal appearance, morals, ethics, and conduct.
Job Requirements
Education and Experience: 
Criminal investigative experience required. A minimum of 30 credit hours in Criminal Justice or related field from an accredited college or university preferred or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Knowledge: 
Law enforcement theory and standard practices. Comprehensive knowledge of methods and techniques used in researching, compiling, evaluating and analyzing relevant information to perform criminal investigations. Knowledge of criminal profiles and crime patterns.
Skills: 
Working and interacting with others. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Excellent interview and interrogation skills. Proficiency with computers, internet, computer-based search engines, and criminal and missing persons databases. Patience, diligence, and strong deductive reasoning. Analytical and problem solving skills. Report preparation.
License and/or Certification: 
Valid Oklahoma driver’s license and satisfactory driving record. Must hold a law enforcement officers CLEET certification.
Mental & Physical: 
Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail. Ability to discreetly handle sensitive and confidential information. Ability to exercise good judgment, tact, and diplomacy in dealing with the public and other agencies. Ability to control personal emotions and reactions. Physical requirements include arm and hand dexterity, sitting, walking, and standing; occasional lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds; and vision, speech and hearing sufficient to perform the essential tasks. Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.
Additional Information: 

Selected applicants must pass extensive background investigation, polygraph, psychological test, physical examination, and drug screen.