Southern California Crime and Intelligence 
                Analysts' Association

Downey PD - Crime Analyst

23 Jan 2024 11:42 AM | Kelley Booth (Administrator)

Closing Date: 2/9/2024 5:30 PM Pacific

Salary

$76,810.56 - $95,154.60 Annually

Location 

Downey, CA

Job Type

Regular, Full-Time

Job Number

23-053

Department

Police

Opening Date

01/18/2024

ABOUT THE POSITION

Under general supervision, to perform a variety of complex research and analytical duties; prepare and disseminate data and information related to actual and anticipated criminal activity; administer, verify, and validate computer system and databases; and perform other related work as required.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The following examples are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by persons assigned to this classification.

  • Research, analyze, and collect data from a variety of sources to identity and evaluate crime series, patterns and trends. 
  • Interpret and provide statistical information for department staff members.
  • Communicate and collaborate with Investigative and Patrol staff to discuss, review, and evaluate crime patterns, trends, and possible intervention strategy for findings.
  • Develop and prepare crime summaries, statistical reports, spreadsheets, charts, maps, diagrams, graphs and related materials in order to track and present findings related to criminal activity, patterns and trends.  
  • Collect, review, and analyze a variety of internal and external reports in order to determine if offenders can be identified, extra deployment is needed and if preventative measures are necessary.
  • Prepare predictive summary based on reported statistics, crimes, activity and analysis of typical behavior patterns.
  • Troubleshoot and utilize department use of platforms and supporting platforms related to public crime mapping and in-house analytical software. 
  • Prepare and present staff reports. 
  • Testify in court on work product, findings, and methodologies.
  • Review and respond to information requests, both internally and externally.
  • Review and respond to the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on local, state, and national crime trends and statistics.
  • Serve as department liaison to local crime intelligence groups and organizations, as directed.  
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for acceptable job performance as determined by the city. Example combination includes, but is not limited to  

Age: Must be 18 years of age or older.
 
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree, or completion of an accreditation program, with major course work in computer science, research methodology, statistics, criminal justice, or a closely related field, or equivalent training.

Experience: Two (2) years of experience in statistical data collection and analysis, computerized databases, records management systems, and computer aided dispatch in a law enforcement environment.
 
 Knowledge of: Principles, methods, and techniques used to research, organize and present law enforcement, crime, and offender data; principles, practices and methods of administrative, and statistical analysis; business computer user applications particularly related to statistical analysis and data management; statistical and comparative analysis techniques, and formulae; law enforcement functions and processes; methods and techniques of lead direction, training, and motivation; modern office administrative practices and procedures; automated law enforcement information systems and procedures; applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations; standard office procedures, practices, and equipment; modern office equipment, including a computer and applicable software; methods, and techniques for record keeping and report preparation and writing; proper English, spelling, and grammar; and occupational hazards and standard safety practices.

 Ability to: Lead, oversee, and perform complex crime analysis work; collect, compile and analyze information, and data; evaluate alternatives and reach sound conclusions; prepare accurate statistical and narrative reports of study findings and make effective presentations; use crime analysis computer software and programs; retrieve data from electronic data systems; research, compile, and organize data for presentations; prepare charts, graphs, and maps; understand and follow instructions; perform a variety of work with speed and accuracy; interpret, explain, and apply applicable laws, codes, and regulations; read, interpret, and record data accurately; organize, prioritize, and follow up on work assignments; create, organize, and maintain records; work independently and as part of a team; make sound decisions within established guidelines; follow written and oral directions; observe safety principles and work in a safe manner; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; receive the public in person or over the phone; and establish and maintain effective working relationships

Apply Here

Copyright (c) 2017 Southern California Crime and Intelligence Analysts' Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  All Rights Reserved.

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software