Crime Analyst I - Police
City of Leawood - Leawood, Kansas
- Application Deadline:
- Entry Level:
- $$21.64 - $23.80 / hour, DOQ hourly
Summary / Objective
The Crime Analyst I collects, analyzes, presents and disseminates information regarding actual and anticipated criminal activity. Assists department staff in the development, implementation and evaluation of data based policing projects and current department performance. This position also provides administrative support to the Investigations Division.
Essential Functions / Responsibilities
•Analyzes data retrieved from searches of internal and external databases, police department reports and various open source documents to identify crime, crime patterns, relationships and trends. Utilizes data to forecast future crime occurrences and develop target profile analyses.
•Responsible for collecting, analyzing and maintaining a database of criminal and strategic research from Federal, State and City entities. Research includes reviewing pawnshop lists for stolen property, driver’s license databases, mug shot databases, websites, chat rooms and blogs for criminal activity or information.
•Designs and produces statistical, analytical and confidential correspondence including reports, maps and spreadsheets, using a variety of computer software, which may be utilized by internal and external customers.
•Assists in suspect identification and conducts lawful and procedurally correct record checks on individuals, vehicles, licenses and weapons, using various computer systems including but not limited to the National Crime Information Center, REJIS, Coplink and I/LEADS.
•Responsible for accessing, reviewing and analyzing information gathered from confidential law enforcement sensitive intelligence databases and disseminating the information in accordance with department guidelines to aid in the prosecution of criminal cases. Ensures attention to detail when analyzing and reporting on information gathered.
•Coordinates and maintains the Department’s confidential files, electronic and hard copy versions, on investigative cases, correspondences with the public and other state agencies, and the tactical, strategic, administrative, and intelligence analysis of cases.
•Maintains close working partnerships with local and national crime and intelligence analysis units, groups and associations for continuous improvement of crime and intelligence analysis.
•Conducts and analyzes demographic and population based studies as directed by the Police Department’s command staff. Ensures compilation of data is included in the monthly and annual reports.
•Provides administrative support to the Police Department in the form of typing and proofreading general correspondences, reports and special assignments including setting up photo lineups of suspects, recording of evidentiary audio/video media and processing of city license permits.
•Provides direct support for investigations and city-wide emergency operations.
•Employee may be asked by the supervisor to perform other duties that are not listed but are essential to the job.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Minimum Qualifications / Requirements -
•Ability to process, prioritize and organize large and varying amounts of information with effective results.
•Ability to read, write, and understand the English language with proper spelling and grammar to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
•Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines with effective results.
•Ability to avoid safety hazards.
•Ability to work independently, as part of a team and/or with the public.
•Ability to protect and maintain confidentiality of information.
•Ability to respond to emergencies, changes, and directives effectively.
•Ability to read and comprehend city, state, and federal policies and regulations.
•Knowledge of general principles, practices, methodologies and techniques of crime analysis, crime prevention and law enforcement.
•Standard office procedures, systems and practices including the use of a computer.
•Must be proficient in the use of law enforcement databases.
•Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite including, Word, Excel and Power Point.
•Must be able to obtain access to the Kansas Criminal Justice Information System (KCJIS).
•Must be able to become NCIC certified.
Education, Training and Certification Requirements -
•Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
•A Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Statistics, Public Administration or related field, preferred.
•Must have a minimum of two (2) years of primarily crime analysis experience or related statistical social services research experience in analyzing data and developing charts, graphs, and reports or equivalent experience. Equivalent experience includes experience in law enforcement or a related field.
•Completion of NIMS requirements within one year of hire date.
•Must possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record per the City’s drivers Use of Vehicles for City Business policy throughout employment with the City.
Finalists will be subject to the Post-Offer Testing below:
· Background Investigation
· Credit Report Review
· Drug Screening / Breath Alcohol Testing
· Medical Evaluation / Essential Functions
· Motor Vehicle Records Search (On-Going)
· Polygraph Examination
Applicants will be required to submit an online employment application along with a resume and cover letter.
- Age: 18 or older
- Education: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Experience: Must have a minimum of two (2) years of primarily crime analysis experience or related statistical social services research experience in analyzing data and developing charts, graphs, and reports or equivalent experience.
To apply go to the posting link at https://ks-leawood.civicplushrms.com/careers/.