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Intelligence Officer

Date Posted:  Jan 13, 2022
Requisition ID:  274641

Peru, IN, US, 46914


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About the Job:

As an Internal Affairs Officer, you will perform investigative duties on behalf of the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC). You will investigate and monitor reported misconduct by staff, offenders, and others associated with the facility. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Investigate incidents/accidents involving staff, offenders, or others associated with the facility. 
  • Gather evidence, recover, and accurately label items considered evidence for future use in internal/external cases. 
  • Complete and provide reports, information, and criminal intelligence to outside agencies when appropriate. 
  • Conduct criminal investigations involving outside agencies when appropriate. 
  • Conduct inspections of facility to determine whether security concerns exist and ensure compliance with applicable regulations and ACA standards. 
  • Participate in trials, provide testimony as expert witness, and testify in court hearings. 
  • Observe offender activities and line movements to report issues. 


The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time. 

What You'll Need for Success:

This person must have the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalent (HSE). 
  • Two (2) years of full-time experience in corrections, investigative work, law enforcement, or military police. At least one (1) year of experience must be in investigative work. 
  • Completion of a government sanctioned investigative training program may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. (Proof of completion must accompany application)     
  • Must complete the 40-hour IDOC Investigations Academy within one (1) year of being in the position. 
  • Must test negative on all drug screenings.  
  • Specialized knowledge of the principles, techniques, and terminology of current investigative practices and security procedures 
  • Working knowledge of Federal laws, Indiana codes, and Department of Correction policies and procedures. 
  • Working knowledge of due process, criminal, and civil liability. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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