The City of La Habra is conducting a recruitment for the position of Crime Analyst/Information Specialist for the Police Department. This is a full-time position in the police department which reports to the investigation bureau commander.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
Under general supervision, the crime analyst/information specialist designs, monitors and updates all forms of crime-related data; assists in collecting, compiling, and analyzing data from a variety of sources to identify and evaluate crime series, trends and patterns; develops reports on crime series, trends and patterns; assists in preparing crime summaries and statistical reports utilizing various data systems; disseminates analysis products to police department personnel and within the law enforcement community; support information database systems including analyzing problems related to software and data issues and assists system users; ensures compliance with mandated requirements; analyzes and prepares crime statistics for federal reporting; performs searches and uploads data on Uniform Crime Reporting System (UCR) and National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS); provides assistants to the system administrator for the police department's Computer Aided Dispatch System (CAD), Records Management System (RMS), and Mobile Data Computer System (MDC); and performs other related duties as required.
QUALIFYING KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Skill and Ability to:
- Modern office procedures and practices.
- Organizational structure of the Police Department.
- Services and activities of a crime analysis program.
- Principles of mathematics and statistics.
- Methods and techniques of statistical research and analysis.
- Basic principles, practices, methodologies and techniques of crime analysis, crime prevention, law enforcement and police records processing.
- Principles of data collection, collation, analysis and dissemination.
- Uniform Crime Reporting.
- National Incident Based Reporting System.
- Records practices and retention laws.
- Office procedures, methods and equipment including specialized public safety computer systems and applications including, but not limited to: the CAD/RMS/MDC network, COPLINK, CABS, Parole LEADS, CalGangs, CalPhoto, Visions, DORS, OCAlert, WebDV and ELETE.
- Strong English skills with spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
- Legal regulations regarding the access to police records and criminal databases as established by the State Department of Justice.
- Effective customer service techniques.
- Learn, understand, and apply laws, ordinances, department policies and procedures.
- Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
- Read and write English using proper spelling and grammar.
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Work well in the disciplined atmosphere of the Police Department and maintain high ethical standards.
- Accept supervisory authority, and understand and follow oral/written instructions.
- Maintain professionalism, courtesy, and composure at all times, including emergency and high-stress situations.
- Operate standard office equipment, including a personal computer and related word processing, spreadsheet, and database software.
- Work independently.
- Learn laws of arrest and relevant local, state and other laws and regulations.
- Learn standard broadcasting procedures of a police radio system.
- Interview and document information for court presentation.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, the general public, and others encountered in the course of work.
Closing Date: 2/13/2020 5:30 PM Pacific