Commercial Investigators are responsible for developing and
maintaining strategic direction (including policy and standards)
to ensure the effective investigation of commercial crime,
syndicate fraud, serious economic offences and computer crime.
What are the minimum requirements to
become a Commercial Investigator?
One must have a Senior certificate (Grade 12), be in
possession of a driver’s licence and have completed Basic Police
Training. He/ she must have completed the prescribed crime
investigators’ course and fraud & detective course. He/ she must
be willing to undergo a polygraph, psychometric testing and/or
vetting for security clearance whenever required to do so.
One has to undergo training in the courses related to
commercial branch, such as, a Combined Basic Fraud and Detective
Course, an Advanced Fraud Course, the Commercial Crime Course
Level I to Level III
Where can you be stationed?
Commercial Investigators are stationed at any of the
following: one of 16 Commercial Branches across the country and
at the Serious Economic Crime Office.
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