Police Digital Investigation Support Officer (Undergraduate Placement) | Norfolk Constabulary

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Police Digital Investigation Support Officer (Undergraduate Placement)

Norfolk Constabulary, Jubilee House, Falconers Chase, Wymondham, NR18 0WW / Bethel Street Police Station, Bethel Street, Norwich, NR2 1NN
Closing Date:26/03/2020
Please quote Ref: C474 on application form

We have a great opportunity for an undergraduate from the Digital / Computer Sciences, Software Engineering, Mathematics to join us here at Norfolk Constabulary.  In this internship you will be joining our Police Digital Investigators team working alongside Detectives.  You will learn about how digital data contributes to criminal investigations and to their successful conclusions.  It’s our task to model and develop state of the art digital processes and data visualisation skills integral to investigations.  If you have a real enthusiasm for problem solving, creating and applying data skills …you have come to the right place.

What can we offer you?

  • A year in industry placement as a Police Digital Investigator (Undergraduate), during Sept 2019 – August 2020, subject to a vetting process
  • Salary of £23,361
  • Holiday allowance of 24 days plus bank holidays
  • The chance to present your developments to important stakeholders
  • Training programmes in relation to tactics e.g. Automatic Number Plate Recognition


What will you be accountable for?

Your main placement will be with the team responsible for data visualisation and analysis.  The expectations around this will be:

  • Collaborative development: participating in design and development of analytical tactics useful in investigations
  • The ability to follow software development methodologies and processes, including code review



You should be studying towards a Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Mathematics or an alternative with relevant experience.


What skills, experience and qualifications will you need?

You will have strong abstract reasoning skills with an ability to focus on key concepts at all levels of detail

You should have an understanding of algorithms and data structures and specific skills in development languages such as Java/Python

You should be motivated, an independent problem solver, technically versatile, willing to be flexible and accept new challenges

You will be supported by a team who will impart their knowledge and experience on you so that you get the most out of your placement year with us

You shall be able to demonstrate excellent effective verbal and written communication skills.



We’d love to hear from you. 

Email your detailed CV’s quoting the Job Title and REF Number C474 to: 


Or Send your detailed CV’s quoting the Job Title and REF Number C474 to:

Norfolk Constabulary Jubilee House

Fao: Human Resources Department, HR Service Centre 

Operations and Communications Centre

Falconers Chase

Wymondham, Norfolk

NR15 2EB

Please email with any queries in relation to this role to Becca Jackman, at Rebecca.Jackman@norfolk.pnn.police.uk