Crime Analyst
Title:Crime Analyst
Post Date:07/11/17
Location:Cleburne, TX.
Details:BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

The purpose of this position is to provide timely and pertinent information relative to crime and crash patterns as well as trends; to assist operational and administrative personnel in planning the deployment of resources prevention and suppression of criminal activities; aiding the investigative process by providing information which helps increase the timely apprehension of offenders and the clearance of cases.

The position will research, compile, analyze and interpret statistical data from a variety of sources including offense and arrest reports, crash reports and citations, census, economic and demographic reports and related data; research and track modus operandi factors and discern crime series or patterns by studying and linking common spatial and temporal factors and following up by reporting information at patrol briefings, COMPSTAT, command staff, city council and in public forums. Work involves extensive reading, data analyses and development of links between criminals and crime groups. Reports and charts are developed to be disseminated to the Department.
Qualifications:NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

 Knowledge of GIS software tools
 Knowledge of mapping techniques
 Knowledge of criminological theory and practice
 Knowledge of technical and scientific writing
 Knowledge of the Data-Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety (DDACTS) operational model
 Skills in using Microsoft Excel (Pivot Tables/Charts) and other suite products
 Skills in data cleaning and mining
 Skills in using reporting software
 Skills in basic database entry
 Skills using network/link analysis software
 Skills in research and presentation/public speaking
 Skills in time management
 Ability to solve crime and disorder problems
 Ability to write clearly, succinctly, and comprehensively
 Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and orally
 Ability to organize and plan
 Ability to foster and maintain relationships with other City departments and personnel

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major course work in Criminal Justice, Social Science, or in a related field. Experience may substitute for education on a year to year basis up to a maximum of four (4) years.

Minimum two (2) years of experience required in research, crime or intelligence analysis, and/or the interpretation of law enforcement data. A Master's Degree in a relevant field of study may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

A Valid Texas Class C driver’s license and the ability to maintain a satisfactory driving record
Ability to pass a background investigation; may be required to obtain federal secret security clearance
Will be required to obtain National Crime Information Center and Texas Crime Information Center certifications within ¬¬¬six (6) months of employment
Preferred: Certification by the International Association of Crime Analysts or the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts
Employer:City of Cleburne
Contact:Amber Bransom
10 N. Robinson St.
Cleburne, TX. 76031
Phone: 8176450945
Fax: 8175568803
Email: hr@cleburne.net
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