Southern California Crime and Intelligence 
                Analysts' Association

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  • 6 Jun 2024 9:29 AM | Kelley Booth (Administrator)

    Closing Date: Continuous

    Salary

    $88,025.60 - $118,352.00 Annually

    Location 

    Orange County, CA

    Job Type

    Full-Time Regular

    Job Number

    8372SM-0624-060 (O)

    Department

    Sheriff/Coroner

    Opening Date

    05/31/2024

    Closing Date

    Continuous

    THE OPPORTUNITY

    The Sr. Research Analyst will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and possess strong attention to detail, statistical capabilities, and the ability to meet deadlines or high-pressure workload demands for the Orange County Sheriff's Department.  Under general direction, to supervise and coordinate the design, planning, and conduct of research projects, relating to major County programs; to personally perform such work in additional to supervisory duties; to supervise the research program of an agency/department; and to do other work as required while operating in accordance with the organization's legal and policy constraints.  The candidate will possess a U.S. Government SECRET clearance once employed and must maintain their clearance throughout the course of employment. 
     
    THE DIVISION

    The newly formed Operations Support & Intelligence Division consists of the Emergency Communications Bureau, Counter Terrorism Bureau and the Real Time Operations Center. This division provides an innovative opportunity to address crime and serve our community with an emphasis on providing real-time support to operations and bolstering our proactive approach to counter-terrorism efforts.

    THE POSITION

    • Plans, organizes, and directs research projects to determine the effect of, and need for, various County programs; directs the design of research models, development and selection of statistical and analytical methods; collection and interpretation of field data, and development of findings and recommendations. 
    • Advises supervisors and management staff regarding the mission of the research unit supervised and the objectives, methodologies, time requirements, feasibility of major research projects; recommends new projects and explained their contribution to operational objectives; evaluates proposed projects and suggests modifications; reports to managers on the status of projects in progress; advises managers and official bodies on the significance of preliminary and final recommendations.  
    • Assigns work to subordinates; advises and instructs subordinates regarding general objectives, research methodology and scheduling requirements for new projects and work in progress; reviews work in progress and finished work for completeness, accuracy and conformance to professional standards; trains subordinates in research and analytical methods, particularly as they pertain to the analysis of specific programs of the employing agency/department; evaluates the work of subordinates and advises them on areas of further study to enhance professional knowledge, skills and abilities.  
    • Gather, research, and analyze data to prepare analytical criminal intelligence products on current events, issues, and trends which affect or may affect Orange County, the State of California, and/or the United States
    • Ensure subordinates are adequately trained to provide exemplary analytic support in the Real Time Operations Center to the operational area in exigent circumstances under stressful conditions.
    • Employs best practice open source research techniques, social media applications, computer programming and information technologies while complying with all applicable privacy and civil liberty requirements
    • Attend meetings, lectures and trainings hosted or sponsored by the Orange County Crime Analysts Association
    • Complete Requests for Information (RFIs) for collecting, collating, and analyzing information generated from Law Enforcement databases and Real-Time Open Source Analysis (ROSA)
    • Conduct Real-Time Open Source Analysis (ROSA) for special events, suspicious activity, and identifying potential public safety threats
    • Provide intelligence and analytical case support to Orange County Sheriff's Department and outside agencies when appropriate
    • Develop and provide formal training on topics of interest
    • Maintain situational awareness regarding emerging crime trends and law enforcement tactics and investigative techniques. Remain current on emerging topics and technologies as it relates to electronic research and attend related seminars, lectures and other training and development activities as the department develops technological advancements to protect the public
    • Collect and document facts during an event, and maintain activity logs and other documentation while in a law enforcement setting
    • Provide testimony in court on the processing and examination of evidence when required

    DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES

    • Bachelor's degree or higher and experience (Bachelor's degree or higher with an emphasis in intelligence studies, international relations, political science, criminal justice, statistics, public policy, or related field preferred)
    • Experience in intelligence analysis or crime analyst, or a related field involving critical thinking
    • Ability to obtain Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secret clearance within one (1) year of hire date
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  • 21 Dec 2023 3:58 PM | Kelley Booth (Administrator)

    Closing Date: Continuous

    Salary

    $24.24 - $29.06 Hourly

    Location 

    Redondo Beach Police Department, CA

    Job Type

    Part-Time

    Department

    Police Department

    Opening Date

    12/21/2023

    Closing Date

    Continuous

    FLSA

    Non-Exempt

    Bargaining Unit

    Part-Time/Seasonal

    DEFINITION

    The City of Redondo Beach is looking for a part-time Administrative Coordinator to join the Crime Analysis Unit in our Police Department!

    Under the direction of the Department Director or designee, performs a variety of administrative support duties including complex clerical tasks of a specialized nature that require thorough knowledge of department procedures; performs work under general instructions, but within established policies and procedures to achieve results in support of the City' s mission, goals, policies, and objectives; and performs other related duties as required.

    This is an at-will part-time position which is not eligible for City benefits. This post is continuous and may close without notice. Prompt application is encouraged. Only those applicants in which the department is interested will receive further follow-up after application submission.  

    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND EXPECTATIONS

    This position is accountable as a team member to perform operational and support duties and services including but not limited to: 

    • Prioritizes work and performs multiple tasks simultaneously with numerous interruptions;
    • Receives incoming customer telephone calls, determines their nature and urgency, coordinates an appropriate response or refers them to other persons in the Department and the City
    • Works with customers at a service desk
    • Proofreads and accurately inputs numerical and text data into databases
    • Performs tasks and assignments with accuracy, neatness and attention to detail.
    • Responds to inquiries and requests for information
    • Scans and profiles documents into the document imaging system
    • Reviews, routes and distributes documents to appropriate destinations
    • Operates computers, photocopiers, printers, scanners, telephones, FAX machines, cameras and other office equipment and performs minor maintenance and repair
    • Performs a variety of general clerical duties including distributing departmental mail and correspondence
    • Compiles and analyzes statistical data
    • Maintains logs
    • Recommends and implements policies and procedures and opportunities for improvement in the area of assignment
    • Provides sound decision-making skills and critical thinking to provide professional recommendations, decisions and completed staff work
    • Performs duties in accordance with City policies and procedures
    • Delivers outstanding internal and external customer service
    • Communicates effectively orally and in writing with the public and fellow employees
    • Solves problems and supports the City's mission, policies, goals, and objectives
    • Exercises initiative, courtesy and independent judgment
    • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with members of the Department and City staff, other agencies and the public
    • Works cooperatively with personnel, co-workers and the management team
    • Takes initiative to achieve positive, timely results for the organization with diplomatic skills and ethical conduct
    • Conducts duties, responsibilities, tasks and assignments with a constructive, cooperative, positive, and professional attitude and demeanor
    • Works irregular hours including days, evenings, nights and overtime including weekends and holidays; must be available for call-back and automatic return to work with a reasonable response time during off-duty hours for major emergencies, disasters, critical incidents and as otherwise required
    • Supports the City's mission, goals, policies and objectives
    • Supports the City's corporate values of: openness and honesty; integrity and ethics; accountability; outstanding customer service; teamwork; excellence; and fiscal responsibility
    • Performs other related duties as assigned
    The following duties, responsibilities, and expectations are assignment-specific, and may include but not be limited to those listed above in addition to those noted below:

    When assigned to the Police Department:
    • Conducts research and strategic and tactical crime analysis to identify crime patterns and trends, analyzes tactical crime data, criminal intelligence data; develops victim and suspect profiles (e.g. physical or vehicle description profiles); forecasts future criminal activity.
    • Conducts crime trend/pattern analysis activities using qualitative, temporal, and geographic measures and statistical methods. Prepares detailed crime analysis bulletins.
    • Working closely with investigators on crime trends, including making recommendations regarding the allocation of resources, developing investigative leads, and case clearances.
    • Performs other related duties as required. 

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  • 12 Dec 2023 9:32 AM | Kelley Booth (Administrator)

    Closing Date: Open Until Filled

    POSITION TITLE: SENIOR INTELLIGENCE ANALYST

    SALARY: $6,840.00 - $9,471.00 Monthly

    $82,080.00 - $113,652.00 Yearly

    WORK LOCATION: Norwalk, with occasional travel to Stanley Mosk Courthouse (Downtown Los Angeles)

    ABOUT THE POSITION

    Reporting to the Public Safety Director or designee, with the Office of Public Safety, the Senior Intelligence Analyst is responsible for developing a subject matter expertise on assigned public safety and security topics by for researching, collecting, analyzing, and disseminating data related to threat assessment and management. Intelligence Analysts perform complex research assignments by collecting, organizing, and analyzing data for tactical and strategic threat assessment and management investigations. Incumbents collect data, establish facts, draw accurate conclusions, prepare concise and accurate reports, and provide proficient and authoritative intelligence analysis to support senior level decision-makers and other public safety customers in achieving their objectives of protection of the judiciary.

    For a detailed job description, please click here. Please note the requirements in the job description may vary from the requirements in this bulletin. Applicants must meet the requirements stated in this bulletin.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    To qualify, you must meet the following minimum requirements at the time of filing:

    Education:

    A Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, National Security Studies, Social/Behavioral Science, or a related field.

    - AND -

    Experience:

    Three (3) years of related experience conducting intelligence analysis in a federal agency, including:

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Operations Center (NOC), or Department of Justice (DOJ) - OR-

    A state or local law enforcement intelligence unit - OR -

    The United States military, with experience in counterterrorism and intelligence, including international terrorism, domestic terrorism, transportation security, weapons of mass destruction, cyber threats, agro-terrorism, public health, anti-terrorism or force protection, crucial infrastructure protection, policy development, and acting as a public safety liaison.

    Note: Credit for experience is given based on a 40-hour workweek. Part-time experience is credited on a part-time ratio, i.e., working 20 hours per week for two months equals one month of experience. No additional credit is given for overtime.

    Job Bulletin - LASC Senior Intelligence Analyst.pdf

    LASC Class Specification_Senior Intelligence Analyst.pdf

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  • 3 Nov 2023 3:03 PM | Kelley Booth (Administrator)

    Redondo Beach PD Cold Case Unit is looking for a part-time volunteer (retired) analyst to work with the 2 investigators in solving cold cases. The ideal addition to the team would be able to work independently, under general direction; be familiar with LE systems such as ViCAP, Cal Photo, Coplink, and other databases; have investigative experience in homicide, assault and missing persons cases. The cold case unit is comprised of two retired RBPD investigators who understand the value of having an analyst on the team.
    For more information, contact Captain John Skipper (Ret) at john.skipper@redondo.org

  • 4 Oct 2023 1:05 PM | Abbigael Steinmetz (Howard) (Administrator)

    Closing Date: Continuous

    OPENING DATE: Wednesday, October 4, 2023 CLOSING DATE: Continuous and may close at any time; therefore, the schedule for the remainder of the process will depend upon when we receive a sufficient number of qualified applicants to meet business needs.

    Examples Of Duties

    Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

    • Collects, compiles, computes, analyzes, and summarizes crimes, persons, and demographic and related data from a wide variety of sources including but not limited to crime, census, economic, and demographic reports;
    • Identifies crime patterns from analysis of data and makes oral and written presentations to police personnel to assist in the effective allocation and deployment of law enforcement resources in the control of crime activities;  
    • Prepares reports to assist in criminal investigations and/or to make intelligence assessments;
    • Prepares graphic displays including charts, maps, calendars, and related materials to effectively present statistical data; attends meetings and briefings; presents analytical findings;
    • Acts as liaison with law enforcement, government agencies, and community groups to obtain and/or provide crime-related data;
    • Conducts research and analysis related to suspects, incidents, locations, trends, and series; 
    • May testify in court and travel to crime scenes; 
    • Learns to use (Analyst I) or uses (Analyst II) quantitative and qualitative methodology such as link analysis, event flow analysis, and activity charting to analyze data;
    • (Analyst II) May develop crime/suspect and suspect/crime correlations and target profile analysis;
    • Performs other related duties as required.
    Typical Qualifications

    These are entrance requirements to the examination process and assure neither continuance in the process nor placement on an eligible list.

    EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:

    To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely produce the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Examples of qualifying education, training, and experience are:

    Crime Analyst I:

    • Possession of a California Department of Justice Crime and Intelligence Analysis Certification or its equivalent, OR
    • Completion of eighteen (18) semester units or twenty-eight (28) quarter units in Criminal Justice, Sociology, Psychology, Geographic Information Sciences, Information Systems, Statistics, or Research Methodology or a closely related field AND six (6) months' experience performing research and statistical analysis for a law enforcement agency, OR
    • One (1) year experience performing research and statistical analysis for a law enforcement agency.

    Crime Analyst II:

    • Possession of a California Department of Justice Crime and Intelligence Analysis Certification or its equivalent AND one (1) year experience performing research and statistical analysis for a law enforcement agency, OR
    • Completion of eighteen (18) semester units or twenty-eight (28) quarter units in Criminal Justice, Sociology, Psychology, Geographic Information Sciences, Information Systems, Statistics, or Research Methodology or a closely related field AND one (1) year experience performing research and statistical analysis for a law enforcement agency, OR
    • Two (2) years' experience performing research and statistical analysis for a law enforcement agency, OR
    • One (1) year experience as a Crime Analyst I with the Ventura County Sheriff's Office.  

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  • 29 Aug 2023 2:47 PM | Kelley Booth (Administrator)

    Closing Date: Continuous

    Salary

    $78,715.52 - $95,679.58 Annually

    Location 

    Colton, CA

    Job Type

    Full-time

    Job Number

    23/24-00017

    Department

    Police Department

    Opening Date

    08/22/2023

    Closing Date

    Continuous

    The City of Colton is searching for a highly motivated, reliable, and skilled individual to join the Colton Police Department for the newly created position of Crime Analyst! This position will play a vital role in successfully providing analytical assistance to the department relating to crime trends and "hot spots".  The position will be open until filled so apply ASAP.

    DESCRIPTION:
    Under general supervision, is assigned to perform analytical support, research and data collection in support of community policing and crime prevention; perform crime analysis of data collected; directs the collection and analysis of crime data, provides technical support for the operation of various computer systems, including software programs specific to the police department; and perform other related duties as assigned.
     
    DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:
    The Crime Analyst is a journey level, non-sworn position class responsible for crime prevention, maintaining up-to-date statistics related to crime trends, “hot spots” for the overall effort to improve processes in preventing and reducing crime, and assisting with investigations. 
     

    SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

    May occasionally exercise indirect supervision over lower level staff.

    Essential Functions

    EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. 

    • Research, gather, and analyze complex data from police arrests, crime reports and statistics to identify crime trends/patterns and “hot spots”.
    • Direct the collection and analysis of crime data. 
    • Design and format department databases for maintaining and tracking statistical information to identify crime patterns. Extract and present information as requested. Recommend systems or software to improve department processes to police management. 
    • Research, create and approve all confidential law enforcement bulletins, such as “WANTED” flyers, Missing Persons, and crime watch alerts.
    • Prepare reports, charts, maps, posters and other visual presentations in support of management staff. 
    • Communicate with outside law enforcement agencies and collaborate with other crime analysts on mutual cases. Develop and maintain positive liaison with other criminal justice personnel and others in the course of work.
    • Collect, analyze and report on data from new and cold cases. 
    • Develop crime prevention concepts based on statistic data. Assist in the development of tactics, strategies and planning in response to crime trends. 
    • Maintain confidentiality of all sensitive information, data and items of evidence. 
    • May be required to testify in court, and/or court appearances.
    • Maintain prompt and regular attendance.
    • Perform non-emergency law enforcement duties as assigned.
    Qualifications

    TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
    A typical way to obtain this knowledge and abilities would be:
     
    Education:          A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in criminal justice, police sciences or a related field is required.                         

    AND

    Experience:        Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience performing research, statistical, or crime analysis in a law enforcement agency.
     
    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 
    • Possession of a valid California Class "C" driver license issued by the California State Department of Motor Vehicles and good driving record.
    • Possession of a Crime and Intelligence Analysis certificate (CCIA) from the California Department of Justice within 18 months of appointment.  
    DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
    The ideal candidate will possess extensive experience in Microsoft Office Applications including Social Media.  in addition to experience with audio-visual equipment used in presentations the ideal candidate will also possess strong written and oral communication skills, and innovative ideas.

    Additional Information

    Knowledge of:
    Principles and practices of public law enforcement, including applicable federal, state, local laws, regulations, and ordinances. Principles of data collection, record keeping, analysis and research techniques and methods. Principles of mathematics and statistics. Reporting and writing for presentations and informational purposes. Criminal justice system functions and processes, including GIS mapping. Proper use of crime related terminology and crime prevention concepts. Modern office practices, methods and equipment. Proper use of the English language, spelling, vocabulary, grammar and punctuation. 

    Ability to:
    Independently analyze complex data, situations and research materials; formulate options and develop appropriate response. Effectively examine information presented. Read, understand and interpret crime data, patterns and trends. Prepare and interpret tables, charts, graphs and reports. Present clear and concise oral or written statistical reports for various groups and individuals. Maintain security and confidentiality of all privileged information and items of evidence. Analyze and plan for future software/hardware needs or requirements. Establish and maintain effective work relationships with internal and external staff. 

    Skill To:
    Operate a motor vehicle on City streets. Operate computer and applicable software.

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