|GOLD AND DIAMOND
The investigator/police detective has to investigate matters
investigating Gold and Diamond crimes. The police detective is
suppose to prepare and manage a docket (case file) through the
Criminal Justice System. He/she must do inspections in the
jewellery shops and licence holders of mines and Diggings
premises. The investigator has to control diamond and precious
metals crime scene. He/she has to do the search work in a crime
scene where gold and diamond was involved and seize evidence/
exhibits. The police official must be able to use the
investigation aids. He/she must be able to investigate smuggling
syndicates and networks. He/she must liaise with relevant
stakeholders in the trail. The investigator must be able to open
and register a case on the Criminal Registration System (CAS).
He/she must be able give concrete evidence in court of law.
He/she is suppose to build trustworthy relationships with the
informers. The investigator must do the conducting and
identification parades. He/she must arrest, detain and charge
suspects. He/she must execute a holding operations.
What are the minimum requirements to
become an Gold and Diamond Investigation Officer?
A person must have a grade 12 certificate. He/she must have
two years police experience. A person should have a valid
Each member of the Gold and Diamond Investigation offices
shall be given the opportunity to undergo training to
Where can you be stationed?
Any person who meet the requirements can be placed at the:
Police National Head Office and Provincial Offices and Area
Offices and police stations.
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