Job Opportunities Title:
Professional Specialist - Police Crime Analyst
This position is in the Metro Nashville Police Department (MNPD) and performs duties of a specialized nature requiring professional knowledge, skills, and abilities that are directly related to the Crime Analysis - GIS Unit in the Strategic Development Division.
All positions in the MNPD require an extensive background check.
Serves as subject matter expert on tactical, administrative, and strategic crime analysis.
Conducts complex analysis using appropriate crime analysis and Geographic Information System (GIS) processes to identify and predict crime trends, series, and patterns.
Assists and provides support to the Crime Analysts for Patrol (CAP) Officers who are assigned to the police precincts. Prepares and presents training to CAP Officers as needed.
Develops queries with Transact-SQL in Microsoft SQL Server and reports with SQL Reporting Services.
Determines and/or designs appropriate problem solving strategies for issues related to crime analysis.
Collects, collates, and analyzes crime data and information pertaining to crime measures and police efficiencies.
Performs practical program evaluation as needed.
Analyzes administrative or operational problems, programs, or policies.
Serves as a member of the Strategic Development Division team that facilitates the CompStat process for MNPD.
Maintains confidential records and files.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of related experience with ArcGIS and/or MS SQL, Python or R; OR a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university and one (1) year of related experience with ArcGIS and/or SQL, Python, or R.
Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply.
Note: Per Metro Ordinance No. SO94-1078. All employees of the Metropolitan Government shall be residents of the State of Tennessee or become residents of the state within six (6) months of employment as a prerequisite to employment with the Metropolitan Government.
Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Skilled in using Geographical Information System (GIS) software to include ESRI's ArcGIS.
Ability to use SQL Server Reporting Services to create reports.
Experienced in querying databases and using statistical computer language: SQL, Python, R, TOAD, etc.
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.
Requests for ADA accommodation for the recruitment process should be directed to 615-862-6640.
$52,211 - $60,041
Metro Nashville Police Department (MNPD)
Human Resources Department
404 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 1000
Nashville, Tennessee, 37219