The family liaison officer (FLO) will be appointed at this point in the investigation. They will meet the family of the victim and support them through every aspect of the investigation.
Profile – Julie Yearsley
Name: Julie Yearsley
Rank: Detective Constable
Role: Family Liaison officer
Joined the force 19 years ago having previously been an auxiliary Nurse. She became a detective after 3 years in uniform and has been the force lead FLO for the last 12 months.
As an FLO, Julie’s role is to support the next of kin to deceased from the initial notification of death, formal identification, Coroners court, victimology and evidence gathering of family members and guide through all aspects of enquiry until court case.
Video of one of our FLOs talking to the brother of a murder victim about the role of the FLO and how they work with victim’s families
Family Liaison officer Julie Yearsley talks to Johnson Nwakubo about the murder of his brother and how family liaison officers helped him through the ordeal.