Coordinate multi-agency investigations

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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Plan multi-agency investigations

1.1 Identify external agencies relevant to investigations to inform planning.

1.2 Negotiate with external agencies to determine scope, direction, capabilities and roles within investigations.

1.3 Identify investigation objectives and scope to maintain operational focus.

1.4 Develop investigation plans with identified objectives, roles and responsibilities of stakeholders.

1.5 Confirm inter-agency agreements to formalise communication channels and promote shared understanding.

1.6 Address cross-agency enquiries to facilitate coordination.

2. Plan multi-agency budget and resource allocation

2.1 Identify and document resources required for planning purposes.

2.2 Identify access strategies to obtain resources available from external agencies.

2.3 Negotiate with decision makers to access workforce and deployment resources.

2.4 Develop resource management plan to guide multi-agency investigations.

3. Coordinate agencies in crime investigations

3.1 Formalise communication channels between agencies to facilitate flow of information during investigation.

3.2 Formalise command structures, roles and areas of responsibility to facilitate control and coordination of investigations.

3.3 Implement strategies to ensure consistent approaches during investigations.

3.4 Inform agencies of their roles, responsibilities and required outcomes to achieve investigative objectives.

3.5 Manage inter-agency conflicts to achieve investigative objectives.

3.6 Review resource allocations and usage to maximise benefits and agency accountability.

3.7 Monitor expenditure and resource usage throughout investigations to maximise investigative objectives.

4. Implement operational security requirements

4.1 Assess risks to protect individuals, own organisation and external agencies.

4.2 Identify organisational security requirements for planning purposes.

4.3 Implement security arrangements to protect multi-agency interests and assets.

4.4 Monitor and adjust security arrangements to changing circumstances and requirements.

5. Review multi-agency investigation

5.1 Evaluate inter-agency agreements to identify areas of improvement.

5.2 Assess outcomes of multi-agency investigations to determine effectiveness.

5.3 Evaluate flow of information to identify impacting factors.

5.4 Identify performance challenges to improve future multi-agency investigations.

5.5 Communicate review findings to stakeholders.