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Detective Investigator

Legal Affairs with Bronx District Attorney’s Office

Employment Type and Schedule Full-time

Salary $58,110 per year

Work Location Bronx

Last Updated Last updated on Apr 19, 2023

Description Description

The Bronx District Attorney’s Office is seeking a well-qualified staff whose diverse backgrounds reflect an ability to serve the over 1.3 million members of the Bronx County community and pursue a safer Bronx through fair justice. The Detective Investigator’s Bureau is looking for Rackets Investigators who under supervision, with latitude for independent judgment and initiative, the Investigator is responsible for conducting a wide variety of criminal investigations. This is a sworn police officer position. The candidate must meet all qualifications to be certified as a police officer in the NYS DCJS registry. It is required that you successfully complete police academy training in New York State and pass a mandatory background check in order to carry a firearm.


Investigate a variety of complaints and criminal activity; including but not limited to frauds, larceny, public corruption, narcotics, gang-related crimes, elder and child abuse, organized crime, racketeering and provide pre-trial support and accurately report findings

Perform undercover work and provide support to undercover operations

Locate and interview complainants and witnesses

Participate in search warrants and secure and preserve evidence

Participate in court-authorized electronic surveillance

Utilize and maintain proficiency in law enforcement related equipment

Testify in court relating to facts uncovered during investigations

Prepare detailed written reports on activities and findings

Perform related work and all other duties as assigned

Perform prisoner transports and witness protection

Effectuate arrests

Insure the security and safety of agency employees and facility

Excellent computer skills and the ability to learn industry-related databases is required

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access

Ability to follow directions and apply proper procedures, policies, and guidelines.

Ability to interact with all levels of staff and other law enforcement agencies

All other duties as assigned


Candidates must be able to pass an extensive background investigation and be able to successfully complete a New York State Certified Police Academy

A valid New York State driver’s license with a minimum of two (2) years of driving experience is mandatory

Must pass a medical exam, psychological screening, and an intensive background check.

As per NY Public Officers Law 2, §3-B, U.S. citizenship required.

Requirements Requirements

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college; or

2. High school graduation and two years of full-time paid experience in police enforcement or investigative work; or

3. A satisfactory equivalent.