|SEIU Professional Exempt|
|Performs analytical work reviewing, organizing, and assessing crime information to identify patterns and common characteristics of crimes, summarizing data, and preparing reports indicating crime trends. Performs statistical work collecting, assessing, calculating, and preparing reports on overall statistical crime data for the Department. Primary responsibilities include: developing materials for selection, assembly and organization of significant crime data to permit analysis; researching, organizing, correlating, and analyzing crime data; participating in the development and implementation of effective law enforcement programs to improve criminal apprehension and crime prevention. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Intelligence Unit Supervisor and is reviewed through discussions and reports submitted.|
|Reviews part one Police reports regarding robberies, and burglaries and thefts to extract significant crime data such as location, time, date, method of crime, suspect, victim, and property information; tabulates and summarizes data.
Sets up and provides staff supervision over the maintenance of maps to indicate crime trends; maps of geographic distribution of crime incidence and color codes by category.
Prepares, maintains, and updates graphic matrix illustrations and other visual aides depicting the structure and interconnections of crimes.
Prepares focus area reports describing particular crime trends with times and location of occurrences, method of operation, victim and suspect information and the like.
Prepares weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual crime trend and pattern reports.
Researches and analyzes crime information to determine structure and operation of crimes for use by department.
Prepares reports of the analysis of crime data to provide department management with information to make manpower allocation and deployment decisions.
Provides department with relevant information concerning current and past investigations.
Attends weekly crime meetings to present detailed focus areas to be used by department management and field unit supervisors to evaluate investigative priorities in case development.
Works closely with Crime Prevention, Intelligence, and Investigative Units in the identification of problems that may be resolved through the use of crime prevention, manpower allocation, and deployment strategies.
Assists in investigations providing analytical work on suspects including comprehensive backgrounds, facial recognition and link analysis.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
|Knowledge of principles of and developments in crime analysis methods, techniques, and data sources.
Knowledge of the principles of law enforcement administration and crime prevention.
Knowledge of research methodology, statistical interpretation, and methods of report presentation.
Knowledge of criminological theory and practices.
Knowledge of uniformed crime reporting system.
Knowledge of Geographical Information Systems (GIS), spatial/temporal analysis, and ARCGIS mapping software.
Ability to conduct studies and to analyze and formulate recommendations based upon such studies.
Ability to interpret and analyze crime and other data.
Ability to operate personal computers.
Ability to work with numbers and to understand statistical concepts.
Ability to organize, communicate, and present clear, concise and factual oral and written reports and recommendations.
Ability to extract and analyze criminal activity information, perform complex analytical studies, formulate valid conclusions, and develop recommendations based on those studies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
|Bachelor's degree with major course work in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Sociology, Political Science or related field with minimum one (1) year experience as an Analyst or Research Assistant; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Experience and training in ESRI (ArcGIS) software perferred. One (1) year experience Microsoft Office 2007 (Word, Excell, and PowerPoint) required. FDLE Analyst certification preferred. Must pass police background investigation which includes polygraph examination.
REVISED: 4/6/92 - BR
7/5/02 - VCJ - added notes
1/3/2014 - MGR