The Kane County Child Advocacy Center investigates and prosecutes cases of child
sexual abuse working with a multi-disciplinary team in a child sensitive manner
to lessen the trauma to children. The Criminal Investigator shall have
countywide jurisdiction and will possess all of the authority of Peace Officers
as set forth in the Illinois Compiled Statutes. The Criminal Investigator will
participate in the forensic interview of child victims and will be responsible
for collecting all relevant information and performing all duties necessary to
determine the validity of sexual abuse allegations.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Establish contact with
victims and families during the investigative process.
interview of victims alleging sexual or physical abuse.
Assess case situation
for child safety and further investigative action.
Prepare and maintain
written documentation of investigation.
Participates in all Team
Bilingual in English and
Other duties as
AND ABILITIES REQUIRES:
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.
Bachelorís degree in law
enforcement or criminal justice preferred or the equivalent combination of
education and commensurate experience in investigative and general police
Experience with child
abuse investigation preferred.
Knowledge of and
sensitivity to child victimization and family systems.
Knowledge of legal
requirements and court process.