Senior Rackets Investigator
|Civil Service Title:
||Senior Rackets Investigator
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||Detective Investigator's Bureau
||Video Statement Investigator (NIGHTS)
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||215 E 161st Street
Under general supervision, supervises the work of Rackets Investigators in the securing and verifying of facts for use in criminal proceedings and for possible legislative action; makes especially difficult investigations. Responsible for, but not limited to the following:
- Supervises work of Rackets Investigators, suggesting work methods; checks progress; reviews reports
- Assists investigators and Assistant District Attorneys in preparation of material for trial
- Testifies before grand or petit juries and in court about facts discovered during investigations
- Conducts especially difficult and highly confidential investigations and library research projects
- Trains investigators in use of electronic and technical equipment (e.g. plate reader, lojack tracking device, mobile digital terminals, and surveillance photographic equipment)
- Prepares reports and maintains necessary records on activities
- Performs related work and all other duties as assigned
- Escorts prisoners to and from Video Statement room, debriefs prisoners, and assists ADAs in obtaining video statements in a safe environment.
Note: Due to the necessary service needs of this position, incumbents WILL be required to work nights, and may be required to work weekends and holidays.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS/PREFERRED SKILLS:
- Graduation from high school or its equivalent and three years of full-time, paid experience in police enforcement or investigative work, one year of which must have been in rackets or police investigative work
- Education and/or experience which is equivalent to the above. However, all candidates are required to have one year of full-time, paid experience in rackets or police investigative work
- Current or renewable New York State Municipal Police Training Certification is mandatory
- A valid New York State driver’s license with a minimum of two (2) years driving experience is mandatory
- Preferred skills include interview and interrogations experience with a working knowledge of Miranda warnings, Custodial interview procedures and an ability to keep informed as to crime trends and patterns.
You must visit the BXDA Office website (www.bronxda.nyc.gov) and click on Career Opportunities.
The Office of the Bronx District Attorney is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity and Inclusion.