IPID: Investigator Internship Opportunity

Location: Mafikeng
Closing date: 10 April 2014

REF NO: Q9/2014/18


  • A minimum of Grade 12 or a relevant diploma/degree in Law or Policing
  • Knowledge of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Law of Evidence
  • A valid Code 08 driver’s license and the ability to drive a motor vehicle in that class
  • Computer literacy
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Competent in interviewing, report writing as well as verbal and written communication
  • Competent and fit to handle a firearm or willing to undergo such a test
  • Willingness to be on standby and perform overtime duties
  • Analytical thinking, problem-solving and decision making skills
  • Client orientation and customer  focus
  • Results-driven.


  • receive, register and allocate cases
  • Attend crime scenes and postmortems
  • Collect, safeguard and process exhibits at the crime scene
  • Conduct interviews 30 with suspects and witnesses and obtaining affidavits
  •  Advise the next of kin of victims and other relevant stakeholders regarding progress of investigations
  • Manage stakeholders
  • Conduct investigations of cases of alleged criminality and misconduct against members of the police, as stipulated in Section 28 of the IPID Act
  •  Conduct searches, seizures and collection of evidence, etcetera
  • Compile investigation reports and memoranda with recommendations to the
  • Director of Public Prosecutions and the SAPS for consideration to prosecute or
  • take appropriate disciplinary action
  • Draft and type investigation reports at the conclusion of each investigation
  •  Update electronically the status of each case on the database.

How To Apply

  • Submit a detailed CV with contact details of three recent references including certified copies of qualifications, driver’s license and Identity Document.
  • Post applications to the Independent Police Investigative Directorate, Private Bag  X2017, Mafikeng, 2745, for attention to Ms L Maamogw or
  • Deliver applications to, 1st Floor, Molopo Shopping Cnt,  No.1 Station Road Mafikeng.

ENQUIRIES: Ms Kea Mothusi  /  Mr Tumelo Mathe at (021) 941 4800