South Yorkshire Police seek tech savvy volunteers to help force

Tech savvy volunteers are wanted by South Yorkshire Police to help keep the force updated on the latest in technological advances.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 01 April, 2019, 14:02
Cyber volunteers are wanted by South Yorkshire Police

Known as ‘Cyber Volunteers’, they will ‘assist South Yorkshire Police in research and development around retrieving and securing data from a range of digital devices.’

They will report to the force’s Digital Forensic Unit Manager.

South Yorkshire Police said the force is seeking ‘industry IT experts or individuals with a keen personal interest in IT, who have in depth knowledge of the latest technological advances’.

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They will be asked to ‘research future trends of developing technology and how data is stored and extracted’.

The volunteers will produce reports relating to research around particular devices, opportunities to receive data from the devices and interpretation of data to assist in police investigations.

To find out more email SYPVolunteers@southyorks.pnn.police.uk, call 01709 832455 and ask for the PSV project officer.

Or click HERE to download an application form.