Closing Date: 9/29/2023 5:00 PM Pacific
$71,210.64 - $92,702.52 Annually
9/29/2023 5:00 PM PacificDefinition
The top salary range for this position currently reaches $92,702.52. The position will receive a 4.0% salary increase in July 2024 and 2025, a 3.0% salary increase in July 2026; bringing the top step salary to $103,275.12.
Under administrative direction, performs technical, analytical, and administrative duties involving the research of crime in support of the Police Department.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
Supervision is provided by the Assistant Chief of the Support Services Division or designee. This position exercises no supervision.Essential Job Functions
Essential job functions may include but are not limited to, the following: (These functions may not be present in all positions in this classification. When a position is filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind work assignments as needed.)
Collects, analyzes, and documents complex statistical data on crime occurrences.
Develops reports on trends and patterns of criminal activity to identify repeat offenders, deployment, prevention, and apprehension.
Reviews, analyzes and disseminates crime reports, alarm call data, and patrol checks.
Reports pertinent crime trends to police personnel.
Produces graphic reports displaying crime data and information based on location within the City.
Organizes and displays information in the form of diagrams, graphs, and charts.
Conducts complex analysis in the forms of cellular phone analysis, link charts, timelines, flow charts, financial/asset trace reports, investigative, strategic, and intelligence reports, crime mapping, spatial analysis, and public records.
Provides tactical and strategic analysis and investigative support in major case investigations and multi-agency task forces involving criminal activity.
Provides crime information, trends, and statistics to members of the community, command staff, and outside agencies.
Produces a crime analysis bulletin to disseminate findings.
Develops and maintains a computerized automated crime analysis system.
Presents data in group settings, and performs other related duties as assigned. Qualification Guidelines
To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess any combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge and abilities and enable the individual to successfully perform the essential job functions of the position. A typical combination is:
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree required. In addition, any of the following are highly desirable:
- A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business administration, social science, public administration, administration of justice, criminology, or a related field.
- A certificate or coursework in crime analysis.
- Experience in performing research and analysis relating to criminal activity.
- Proficiency with computer and software applications.
Basic organization and functions of a municipal law enforcement agency; modern office procedures, methods, and equipment; a crime analyst’s duties; computer technology, specifically, computer databases such as Word, Excel, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS); principles of report preparation; techniques for dealing with the public in a tactful manner; any crime analysis platform commonly used as an industry standard.
Communicate clearly when presenting data in group settings and deal with the public in emergency situations. Learn the laws of arrest and pertinent local, state, and other laws. Skill in interrogation to gather necessary information concerning complaints and cases. Collect and interpret data for tactical, administrative, and strategic goals.Licenses and Certificates
Possession of and ability to maintain a valid Class “C” California Driver’s License.
Within one year of appointment, obtain certification as a Law Enforcement Analyst – Foundational (LEAF) from the International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA).