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The Arkansas State Police (ASP) Investigator Specialist is responsible for investigating alleged licensing violations. This position is governed by state and federal laws and

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Special Job Requirements:

Occasional in and out-of-state travel may be required.

Typical Functions:

Performs preliminary investigations for alleged licensing violations by reviewing documentation, conducting interviews, and researching charges. Documents findings by completing forms and/or necessary paperwork to report conclusions of investigations and updates files as needed. Presents investigative documentation for board review and action according to the administrative procedures act, board rules and regulations, and Act 429 of 1977. Reviews the Board’s agenda and prepares cases for the monthly board meeting, ensures fines are collected, license suspensions are enforced, and reviews all investigative reports for accuracy. Maintains a current record system on all security companies and their employees that will reflect their training and license status. Replies to citizen and company inquiries concerning the Private Security Guard, General Security, and Alarm industry in the State of Arkansas; answers inquiries from the general public and other law enforcement agencies. Conducts onsite inspections of security guards for compliance with Act 429 of 1977. Performs related responsibilities as required or assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules and regulations governing enforcement activities. Knowledge of investigative and interviewing techniques and methods. Knowledge of record keeping systems and business practices. Ability to conduct investigations. Ability to evaluate collected information and formulate recommendations. Ability to compile information into report form. Ability to prepare, present and review oral and written information.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of college coursework in business education, general business or a related field; plus one year of investigation or inspection experience.

Required Certificates:

Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license.


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