Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Riverside County launches plan to retain sheriff's investigators

"The Sheriff's Department is launching a new training program designed to give its investigators more pay and an incentive to remain with the agency.

The Career Investigator Program, approved by the Board of Supervisors this month, has been 10 years in the making between the department and the Riverside Sheriff's Association.

The program creates a series of new job classifications -- and rising pay -- if investigators reach certain levels of training and experience. Although the board has yet to allocate funds for the program, the framework is in place, officials said.

"I still enjoy doing the investigator stuff," Rose said.

Investigators look into actual and suspected crimes, and can work on cases ranging from homicides to financial misdeeds. The department has about 220 investigator positions, although dozens are vacant."

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Location Oakland, Ca - Private Investigator