The Chief Detective Investigator is responsible for directing and coordinating the activities of the investigative staff for the District Attorney's Office. The duties involve developing operating procedures for investigative methods and supervising the activities of investigators engaged in investigations. The incumbent directs the training of investigative personnel. Supervision is received from the District Attorney or the Chief Assistant District Attorney. Suffolk County is an equal opportunity employer.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma recognized by the New York State Department of Education with a minimum of ten (10) years of experience as a detective or plainclothes investigator as a police officer by a state, county, city, town or village police department within New York State. At least five (5) years of this experience must have been in a supervisory capacity with responsibility for the investigation of syndicated, organized criminal activity in more than one of the following: arson; homicide; larceny by extortion; gambling; narcotics; prostitution; usury. Additionally required are: demonstrated experience identifying crime trends using crime analytics; experience in intergovernmental relations and coordinated efforts with law enforcement partners, including but not limited to the supervision of task forces.

The office-holder serves at the discretion and pleasure of the District Attorney. 

The Office of the Suffolk County District Attorney reserves the right to change without notice any statement on this page concerning, but not limited to, rules, policies, eligibility, recruitment and terms of employment. The Office of the Suffolk County District Attorney is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and it is our policy not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or any other non-merit factor.

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