This position is assigned to the Enforcement, Apprehension and Investigation (EAI) Unit at the Lansing Correctional Facility. All persons interested in this position regardless of rank much submit an application for interview. This position performs highly specialized technical work providing criminal investigation and intelligence collection duties for the Kansas Department of Corrections under the direction of the Special Agent Supervisor of the Enforcement, Apprehension and Investigation (EAI) Unit. Uses legally accepted methods to collect, evaluate and disseminate intelligence information acquired from staff, inmate’s and concerned citizens. Investigates incidents which may include major infractions of facility policy, department regulation or state law to include major crimes. Conducts interviews with victims, witnesses and suspects to obtain relevant case information. Confers with prosecutors for preparation and presentation of evidence in courts of law and other legal proceedings. This position serves a critical role in the overall safety and security of the operations of the facility.
Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
- Conduct sensitive and complex criminal and administrative investigations.
- Use resourcefulness and creative thinking to resolve complex investigative problems and to anticipate and cope with exigent circumstances and situations.
- Protect and process complex crime scenes.
- Search for evidence in a systematic manner.
- Conduct arrests as appropriate.
- Prepare and maintain complete comprehensive documentation of the history of each case being investigated.
- Use legally acceptable methods to collect, evaluate, and disseminate as appropriate, intelligence information.
- Gather intelligence information on individuals and activities associated with Security Threat Groups (STG).
- Prepare and submit clear, concise, comprehensive, and cohesive written investigative reports in a timely manner.
- Present evidence and investigative findings during disciplinary hearings, unemployment hearings, sexual assault incident reviews, and court examinations and trials for employee misconduct and violations of law.
- Confer with prosecutors for preparation and presentation of evidence in courts of law and other proceedings.
- Present clear evidence in order to obtain subpoenas, search and arrest warrants.
- Work with other EAI Units, law enforcement agencies (city, county, state and federal) and other community agencies in locating and apprehending parole violators, absconders, and other criminal suspects.