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Senior Rackets Investigator

Civil Service Title: Senior Rackets Investigator
Title Code No.: 30831
Bureau/Work Unit Detective Investigator's Bureau
Job Category: Video Statement Investigator (NIGHTS)
Campaign Start Date: 01/05/2017
Hiring Rate: $ 55,933
Work Location 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.


  • 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 ( and click on Career Opportunities.

The Office of the Bronx District Attorney is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity and Inclusion.

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