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The Home Team Specialist Scheme aims to develop a core group of specialists with deep technical knowledge and/or skills, as well as a strong appreciation of Home Team operational work. These officers will be deployed in a variety of operations alongside uniformed officers. There are various specialist tracks under the Home Team Specialist Scheme as follows:

POLICE INTELLIGENCE DEPARTMENT (PID)

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) plays a critical role in Singapore's Criminal Justice System with its mission to prevent, deter and detect crime. Police Intelligence Department is responsible for providing intelligence to support operations and investigations in the SPF. You will be placed on the Home Team Specialist Scheme in the Police Intelligence Department.

 

ANALYST

As an Analyst, you play an integral role in crime fighting and prevention by providing timely and pertinent analysis about crime patterns, trends and emerging threats.

You will be responsible for collating and enriching information, assessing and researching on a range of data including crime activity and criminal details, and producing actionable intelligence and reports to aid in decision-making.

Specialised skills, including statistical and visualisation techniques, geospatial and criminal profiling, will be employed to connect the dots and draw links across the mass of information. In addition, strategic analysis is conducted via horizon scanning and sense-making to produce assessments on emerging trends and new threats to the law enforcement landscape.

 

Post Requirements
Analyst     
  • Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics preferred.
  • Personality: Strong sense of integrity, self-driven, inquisitive, creative and resourceful. Preference to work in a challenging and ever-changing operating environment.
  • Emotional Resilience: Able to perform effectively under stressful situations and difficult circumstances. 
  • Effective Communication: Able to communicate both verbally and in writing effectively. Adept in using Microsoft Office XP, particularly 'Excel', Word, and 'PowerPoint' functions.
  • Research skills: Able to conduct sound research to gather relevant information and apply suitable analytical skills to discover insights, draw conclusions and give recommendations.
  • Analytical skills: Able to logically critique a point of view and think through the issue from different angles, approaches and perspectives to give a valid and sound assessment. 
  • Knowledge in Current Affairs: Able to appreciate developments in the local and international arenas and how they might have an impact on the Police Force.

STARTING SALARY

Appointment Gross Salary Range*  
Home Team Specialist (Analyst)              
$3,220 – $4,150

* Appointment grade and starting salary will vary and commensurate according to assessment of the fit of academic qualifications, relevant/useful work experiences and completion of Full-Time National Service.

POLICE PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES DIVISION (PPSD)

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) plays a critical role in Singapore’s Criminal Justice System with its mission to prevent, deter and detect crime. As a Psychologist, you play an important role in providing vital psychological contributions to operational and policy decisions relating to psychological support for the SPF. You will be placed on the Home Team Specialist Scheme in the Police Psychological Services Division.

Police Psychological Services Division is responsible for driving the professional development of psychological services for supporting the SPF’s operations.

PSYCHOLOGIST

As a Psychologist, you will be responsible for identifying, planning, initiating and monitoring existing and new programmes and activities, so as to enhance the provision of psychological services to police officers. You will be exposed to a wide range of psychological work with different SPF units.

Post Requirements
Psychologist
Good honours degree in Psychology, with professional qualifications and experience preferred

STARTING SALARY

Appointment Gross Salary Range*  
Home Team Specialist (Psychologist)             
$3,220 – $4,150

* Appointment grade and starting salary will vary and commensurate according to assessment of the fit of academic qualifications, relevant/useful work experiences and completion of Full-Time National Service.

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