|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. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Planning Supervisor and is reviewed through discussions, reports submitted and results obtained.|
|Reviews part one Police reports regarding rapes, robberies, and burglaries to extract significant crime data such as location, time, 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; pins 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 special bulletins: Information, Preliminary and Designated Problem Area bulletins; describing particular crimes or a series of related crimes 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 factual reports 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.
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.
Some knowledge of statistical methods and techniques.
Some knowledge of data processing procedures and practices.
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 understand and extract pertinent information from data relevant to crime analysis.
Ability to organize, communicate, and present clear, concise and factual oral and written reports and recommendations.
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 six (6) months to one (1) year experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must pass police background investigation which includes polygraph examination.
REVISED: 4/6/92 - BR
7/5/02 - VCJ - added notes