Website Los Angeles Police Department - Office of the Inspector General
POLICE SPECIAL INVESTIGATOR
Emergency Appt | Location: Civic Center
$99,618.48 – $145,679.76
A Police Special Investigator develops, conducts, and/or participates in quantitative and qualitative systemic analyses of various aspects of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD); Reviews, conducts, and/or participates in investigations into matters which involve potential violations of law and/or LAPD policies by LAPD employees; Reviews and/or conducts personnel-related investigations into areas including Uses of Force and In-Custody Deaths as well as allegations of employee misconduct from citizens and employees; Prepares oral and written reports on investigative findings; Analyzes evidence related to complex police investigations, including documentary records, video recordings, interview transcripts, forensic and medical reports, and other investigative materials; Acts as liaison for department staff, outside agencies, and citizens making appropriate referrals; and does related work. Plans investigative strategies and approaches, and interviews involved parties including complainants, witnesses, informants, whistleblowers, LAPD employees accused of misconduct, outside law enforcement officials, etc.
REQUIREMENTS/ MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and five years of full-time paid professional experience in the public or private sector investigating or researching and evaluating matters related to police or government oversight, government law, law enforcement, or public safety/criminal justice policy; or
2. A graduate degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice, public policy, public administration or a closely related field, and two years of full-time paid professional experience in the public or private sector investigating or researching and evaluating matters related to police or government oversight, government law, law enforcement, or public safety/criminal justice policy; or
3. Graduation from an American Bar Association accredited law school and one year of full-time paid professional experience in the public or private sector investigating or researching and evaluating matters related to police or government oversight, government law, law enforcement, or public safety/criminal justice policy.
HOW TO APPLY
All interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume. The cover letter and resume must be scanned as a single .pdf file and e-mailed to Cindy So at N1795@lapd.online. The subject line of the e-mail should read “Emergency Police Special Investigator- Inspector General.”
This position will close once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Only the most qualified applicants will be invited to interview. Please note that a resume and application review will be conducted. Submission of an application packet does not guarantee an interview.
In accordance with Los Angeles City Ordinance 187134, candidates must meet the minimum requirement of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or receive an exemption and report their vaccination status prior to being hired by the hiring City department. The ordinance is available at https://clkrep.lacity.org/onlinedocs/2021/21-0921_ord_187134_8-24-21.pdf.
An emergency appointment is not a regular appointment. It is a temporary appointment which does not require that you successfully compete in the Civil Service examination process. The appointment may not exceed one year and must be terminated immediately when a regular appointment can be made from an eligible list. No emergency appointment can exceed one year. (City Charter Section 1013).
For candidates seeking initial City employment, in accordance with Los Angeles City Ordinance 187134, information regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirements as conditions of employment may be found at: https://clkrep.lacity.org/onlinedocs/2021/21-0921_ord_187134_8-24-21.pdf.
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