CCTV Investigator

Major Crime Unit
Kidlington, Taplow
TVP Broad Band 3G
Band 3G, circa £27,953 per annum, plus benefits
Full Time

2x Full-time posts: one based in Kidlington, the other in Taplow


Preventing and thoroughly investigating crime, supporting victims and bringing offenders to justice. This commitment can’t be achieved by any one person alone; it relies upon a team of over 8,000 officers, police staff and volunteers, working in partnership with other agencies and the public. Exciting challenges lie ahead – new digital technologies and ways of working are transforming the way we protect our communities and bring people to justice. To ensure we deliver a high-quality service, we require the very best talent to be a part of TVP.


In this interesting role you will scope for, collect, view, assess and investigate data in various forms, maintaining viewing logs to produce and provide an evidential product for use in Court. The CCTV Investigator will also attend and provide evidence in court when required. In addition you will liaise and work with other agencies to support Major Crime investigations including Highways Authorities, Local Councils and Private Companies.


You will have proven experience of producing and presenting detailed and accurate reports along with drawing together data from hard drives, cloud storage and other platforms. You will also have a proven ability to work confidentially and independently to prioritise high workloads in a pressurised environment to ensure successful outcomes. It is essential that you have excellent communication skills to develop professional relationships with staff at all levels, both inside and outside the organisation.


A full driving licence is considered essential as capability to travel across the Force is required in order to undertake assignments in a timely manner and work flexibly.


Along with all other posts in Force Crime, Intelligence and Specialist Operations Departments, this role will require an enhanced level of vetting.


The successful applicant will be expected to undertake the established psychological screening process.


As part of the Thames Valley Police family you will enjoy a fantastic range of benefits including 22-30 days annual leave per annum pro-rata for part time (plus Bank Holidays), flexible working conditions, performance related pay increases, a wide range of lifestyle discounts, career development opportunities and have the option to join a local government pension scheme. To view a full list of our benefits, please click the below link.


If you have any queries please contact People Services Recruitment Department on 0845 2 66 66 77 – Option 1 (internal 301 6500) quoting reference 16985 (Kidlington) or 17362 (Taplow).

Please use Google Chrome when completing your application, wherever possible, as this will enhance performance.

The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 25th October 2020.


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.

Thames Valley Police serves diverse communities; to truly reflect this, we are keen to recruit people from Black, Asian and other minority backgrounds. We value the knowledge and experiences that individuals bring from different cultures and welcome any contributions that can enhance the services we deliver to the public.

We believe in investing in all of our people, and run tailored Positive Action Initiatives to support our colleagues from underrepresented backgrounds in their personal and professional development, ensuring everyone has a level playing field to succeed, progress and feel fulfilled in their careers.

This opportunity is closed to applications.