Detective Constable Cyber Crime (SEROCU)

Cyber Crime Pursue
Whitchurch/Near M4 J12
Detective Constable
Full Time

The Regional Cyber Crime Unit sets out to tackle both cyber-dependent crime and the most complex and serious cyber-enabled crime. The unit is made up of the Cyber Pursue Team, Cyber Protect and Prevent capabilities.


As a Cyber Crime officer, you will conduct investigations and operations into the most serious incidents of network based organised criminal activity, to detect digital crime, gather and distribute relevant and quality intelligence.


You will provide technical advice and assistance to officers engaged in the investigation of digital crime, to produce evidence in a form which is admissible in Court.


We are looking for officers with effective communication/interpersonal and good team working skills. Due to the nature of the role, you will have ability to evidence computer qualifications including computer forensic qualifications or previous employment within computer or IT industry.


SEROCU are committed to becoming the most diverse team in the South East. We encourage interest and applications from candidates of all backgrounds and particularly welcome applications from female and BAME (black, Asian and minority ethic) candidates to enable us to truly reflect the communities we serve.

Due to the role requirements, it is essential that the post holder be prepared to be security cleared to enhanced level and hold Substantive PIP 2 Detective Constable.

This role is part of a national, regional and local network and as a result you will be required to travel for business purposes. This may include travel across the UK and is not limited to the south east. You will be asked to demonstrate flexibility regarding working hours in line with operational demand and occasionally this may require working away from home.

How to apply

Please submit an online application below. You will be required to upload your latest PDR (or if no PDR, a recent copy of your CPD record/Focus Feedback meeting) and a copy of your Training Record. You will also be required to complete the Recommendation for Appointment Form (enclosed with this advert) in the ‘Line Managers Approval Form’.

Please note Hampshire officers need to complete an AD277 alongside their application via Hampshire HR.

For further information please email quoting the Job Reference 17699

Applications must be submitted by the closing date of 23:55hrs on Sunday 11 April 2021.


Police Officers and Police Staff have access to a fantastic range of benefits, dependant on role, location and length of service. To view a full list of our benefits please click here


All posts require a level of Police Vetting as per the National Vetting Code of Practice. The residency requirement is necessary to enable all applicants to be checked in an equitable manner. Thames Valley Police will allow applicants to apply who do not necessarily reach the criteria as long as they have proven UK residency and supporting evidence where necessary. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

At Thames Valley Police, we are committed to better reflect the communities that we serve.  We encourage applications from our under represented communities including all ethnic or religious backgrounds, LGBTQ+, women and those with disabilities.  

Within our organisation we have a number of active staff support networks.  We are proud to be a ‘Disability Confident’ Level 2 ‘Employer’ that is supported by RAMP – our dedicated reasonable adjustments process.   For more information, please visit our ‘Supporting You’ page on our website,

We are also proud to have a Positive Action and Engagement team who can provide support and guidance to anyone from a Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic background throughout the Police Officer recruitment process as well as advise on career development and progression.  They can be contacted via:  

Click here to read more about our commitment to valuing difference.

This opportunity is closed to applications.