So just how do you become a homicide detective? Listen to our anonymous chat with an ex-homicide detective.
What you’ll hear:
- 0:27 His career overview
- 0:50 How a homicide gets dealt with
- 2:33 How you work with the forensics team
- 3:12 What a Homicide Detective does during an investigation
- 3:48 What it’s like interviewing suspects
- 6:48 How do you deal when a judge doesn’t deliver the sentence you were hoping for
- 7:58 How have drugs changed the criminal landscape
- 8:25 What’s the process in becoming a police officer and choosing your specialisation
- 9:42 Advice for those interested in forensics
- 10:41 Misconceptions of being a detective
- 11:08 How long it takes to become a detective from when you join
- 11:30 What he loved about being a detective and in the police force
- 12:35 Advice for anyone wanting to be in the police force
Still interested? Hear some more on the job stories as told by a Sydney police officer.