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South Yorkshire Police

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Policing the communities of Sheffield, Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham

Cyber Volunteer 2018/19

This opportunity takes place between 02 Apr 2019 and 31 Aug 2019.

As a Cyber Volunteer, you will assist South Yorkshire Police in research and development around retrieving and securing data from a range of digital devices. You will report to the Digital Forensic Unit Manager. We are seeking industry IT experts or individuals with a keen personal interest in IT, who have in depth knowledge of the latest technological advances.

What skills do I need?

You will have a forward thinking approach to research future trends of developing technology and how data is stored and extracted. You will be able to examine the processed data and produce resulting information in a form that can be shared with SYP colleagues in a suitable format. You will provide clear, concise reports relating to research around a particular device, opportunities to receive data from the device and interpretation of the data to assist in a police investigation.

What will I gain?

- Personal satisfaction in giving something back to your community - Work alongside professionals - Support South Yorkshire Police in serving the public and supporting victims of crime - Out of pocket expenses reimbursed, subject to force policy

Training and support

Volunteer Induction

Time commitment

Consultancy volunteer - as required







DBS (criminal records) check



South Yorkshire Police, Snig Hill, Sheffield S3 8LY
  • CausesCrime and justice
  • FrequencyFlexible
  • WhenMonday morning, Monday afternoon, Tuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Friday morning, Friday afternoon
  • Skills and InterestsDigital and technology

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