AIM OF JOB
Act as a Case Officer on Lead investigations and Priority Operations as identified under the Intelligence Handling Model (IHM).
To receive, assess and manage information and intelligence in accordance with the National Standards for Intelligence Management (NSIM) and Intelligence Handling Model, highlighting threat and risk to the IMU manager and carry out development where appropriate.
Act as a Case Officer on lead Investigations to disrupt individuals or groups whose activities fall within the definition of Counter Terrorism including Right Wing Terrorism (RWT) and Left Wing, Anarchist or Single Issue Terrorism (LASIT).
To liaise with the Security Service in relation to National Security and Terrorism investigations, as directed.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Manage the development of intelligence in respect of Priority Investigations, Intelligence Handling Model (IHM) leads and during Intelligence Enhancement and the management of Closed Subjects of Interest (CSOI). Identify opportunities and suggest tactics to address intelligence gaps and information requirements utilising a wide range of sources.
- Receive and assess new information and intelligence from internal and external sources to identify and manage National Security related threat, harm and risk, ensuring that all key functions are carried out according to the National Standards of Intelligence Management (NSIM) and the Intelligence Handling Model (IHM).
- Research information in order to identify potential opportunities to convert intelligence into evidence, and to ensure that at all times, intelligence gathering is undertaken, secured and preserved in a manner which meets criminal evidential standards.
- Gather and develop intelligence in line with national, regional and force control strategy intelligence requirements, and produce intelligence packages, collection plans and briefing products as directed.
- Ensure intelligence logs are correctly marked, evaluated, sanitised and disseminated as appropriate. Ensuring correct and detailed handling instructions, in line with legislation and guidelines and supported with a risk assessment where necessary.
- Manage nominals as directed either within an investigation, as a closed subject of interest following the closure of a priority investigation, as part of a Part 4 (Tact 2006) Order or a nominal subject to the Terrorist Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011 (TPIM).
- Perform duties in support of Fusion and Counter Terrorism Police Operations Room (CTPOR) during a major covert terrorist investigation, as set out in the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) (TAM) Manual of Major Covert Terrorist Investigations and Fusion Manual.
- Where required perform the role of disclosure officer for the covert aspect of CTPNW Investigations.
- Attend briefings, presenting intelligence as appropriate.
- Maintain an awareness of the local force and Basic Command Unit (BCU) intelligence requirements.
- Interview people with information and intelligence as an outside enquiry, including people suspected of involvement in Counter Terrorism related activity.
- Ensure intelligence gathering activities are undertaken in compliance with all relevant legislation (Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act (CPIA), Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA), Human Rights Act (HRA) and according to national standards of good practice (i.e., Major Incident Room Standard Administration Procedure (MIRSAP), and NIM Guidance).
- Work in partnership with, and form good working relationships with colleagues in other parts of the National CT network, other Forces and external agencies. Maximising opportunities in evidential/intelligence procedures with agencies such as the Security Service, and United Kingdom Intelligence Community (UKIC.
- Liaise with police officers and police staff from Intelligence Management Units (IMU’s), FIB, divisions/departments on Counter Terrorism related matters and give advice and support when necessary.
- Liaise closely with other intelligence sources and users both inside and outside the Force e.g. Security Services, National Crime Agency (NCA), Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and Local Authorities.
- Comply with the National Crime Recording Standard and minimum investigative requirements.
- Obtain and maintain a level of knowledge regarding matters that pose a threat to national security.
- Ensure operational activities are fully risk assessed and documented.
- To support other functions within the CTPNW as required.