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Crime Quality Assurance Assessor

Job Description

Job Description

Through flexible and committed team working provide a high-quality service to members of the community, the force, other forces/agencies and partners by ensuring crime and non-crime reports, subject to a DDM review, adhere to Home Office Counting Rules (HOCR) and National Crime Recording Standards (NCRS)


  1. To liaise with and provide a professional service to colleagues across the force, external agencies, other forces and members of the public.

  2. To provide an appropriate level of guidance and advice in the effective application of the HOCR/NCRS.

  3. To undertake assessment of records created by the HOCR/NCRS to check accuracy and quality


  4. To promote positive relationships and confidence with colleagues by delivering a professional service and by initiating the appropriate course of action.

  5. Where issues in relation to crime recording/HOCR/NCRS are identified ensure these are referred to the Investigation Management Unit Manager.


  6. To deal with defined DDM tasks in respect of crime recording, HOCR and NCRS.

  7. To work as directed by the allocated department head and in conjunction with the Force Crime Registrar and DDM team


  8. Actively promote equality of opportunity, work towards eliminating discrimination and promote good relations between all groups of people 9. Undertake such other duties commensurate with the post as may be required for the safe and effective performance of the job.

Candidate Description

  1. This role description should develop along with the changing demands of policing reflected in Force Objectives and priorities


    11.Be flexible in terms of working location and be prepared to work temporarily at other locations within the Force area, undertaking a similar role

    Work Experience:

  2. To have knowledge of Home Office Counting Rules and National Crime Recording Standards for the recording of crime.

  3. To have knowledge of the National Standards for Incident Recording.

  4. To have worked within Law Enforcement or Investigations

  5. Have an understanding of criminal law.

  6. Demonstrate experience of working in a sensitive and confidential environment.

    Special Skills:

  7. Knowledge of Police IT systems, including Command and Control, and crime recording system, Genie, PNC.

  8. Knowledge of Management of Police Information (MOPI) 8. Knowledge of legislation relating to the Data Protection Act and the Freedom of Information Act.

Application Description

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