Law Enforcement Investigator
This is work conducting criminal investigations.
Examples of Work
Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description. These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.
- Initiates criminal, civil, and other offense investigations.
- Interviews victims and witnesses.
- Processes crime scenes for evidence.
- Submits evidence for analysis.
- Develops a suspect list; locates and interrogates suspects.
- Prepares written investigative case reports for prosecution in criminal and/or administrative proceedings.
- Pursues, apprehends, and arrests law violators or suspected law violators.
Education and Experience
Must meet Florida statutory and Administrative Code requirements. Must meet the requirements of Chapter 943, Florida Statutes, and have three years of sworn law enforcement, sworn investigations, or fire and arson investigations experience, and for promotional appointments, successful completion of the Board of Education’ written test for this class. Appropriate college course work or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.
Licensure and Certification
Must meet Florida statutory and Administrative Code requirements. Must meet the requirements of Chapter 943, Florida Statutes.
This position may have supervisory responsibility.
To see common career pathways for each position at the University of Florida please visit the Career Paths section of the UFHR website.