Full Time – Monday-Friday – 8-5
The Investigator is a licensed peace officer certified by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. An extensive background in all aspects of law enforcement enables the investigator to perform a myriad of duties required of the position. The highest level of professionalism and discretion is a priority due to the investigator’s public duties and the sensitive nature of some cases filed with the District Attorney’s Office.
The Lubbock County District Attorney’s Office has a grant position, under a grant from the Governor’s Office, for an Investigator to be assigned to the Border Prosecution Unit. This position will be housed at the Texas Anti-Gang Center, under the supervision of the Lubbock County District Attorney.
- Perform all duties as a Peace Officer according to the law.
- Receive and review cases from Assistant District Attorneys.
- Identify and locate victims and/or witnesses and conduct follow-up interviews.
- Apply for and serve subpoenas, Federal bench warrants and request certified records.
- Notify law enforcement personnel/witnesses of trial proceedings and dates.
- Conduct criminal history checks on all State’s prospective jurors, witnesses and defendant.
- Assist prosecutor in jury selection process.
- Set-up trial exhibits, audio and video equipment.
- Testify as expert witness, if called.
- Other duties as assigned.
Must be a licensed Peace Officer. Working knowledge of Texas laws and their applications; the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, and the legal system in general. Must be familiar with software applications, such as Power Point, Word and Excel. Proficient with firearms (safe operation), still and video cameras, and fingerprint techniques is expected. The investigator will communicate effectively and professionally in all dealings with parties involved in an investigation.
NOT ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE INTERVIEWED.