Special Services Crime Analyst
Maple Grove Police Department
$29.48 - $37.17 Hourly
Job Type: Full-time
Job Number: 2017-19
Closing: 3/24/2017 4:30 PM Central
Responsible for timely and accurate analysis through strategic,
administrative, and operational intelligence of data relating to crime and
calls-for-service in support of agency goals and policing efforts. Collects and
analyzes data to help describe call-for-service needs, crime patterns, crime
trends, and potential suspects. Communicate information to command staff, each
departmental division, other sections and units for the suppression of criminal
activities, aiding the investigative process, increasing the apprehension of
offenders, aiding crime prevention efforts, and assisting in service delivery.
Performs duties as the City's Crime Analyst and a variety of additional
functions within Police special services, including, but not limited to, crime
and report management systems, Police computer technology, statistical
reporting, management of all State and Federal reporting/intelligence and
computer inquiry systems, and special project coordination.
Work is performed under the direction of the Investigations Unit Sergeant,
Services Division Captain and Chief of Police.
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Examples of Duties
Collects and analyzes data to identify relationships and to
recognize patterns and implications that can be used by law enforcement
Uses crime mapping and geographic information systems to demonstrate
relationships and enhance the visual presentation of the research data to
prepare routine and comprehensive written reports and make clear oral
presentations upon request.
Researches, organizes, compiles and analyzes data and information for assigned
special projects. Coordinates projects with regional agencies, City departments,
and other organizations. Participates in police department initiatives and
serves as a representative of the City.
Provides input to City website and social media, prepares reports, tactical
action plans and presentations using maps, charts, crime bulletins, statistics
and graphs to inform department staff of past, present and future crime trends.
Analyzes known offenders' methods of operation and establishes timelines to
perform suspect/crime correlation in order to provide suspect leads and targets
for surveillance or directed patrols.
Provides statistical input to supervisors about the job productivity of
employees to include the preparation of strategic assessments for use in budget
projections and staffing levels and/or deployments.
Provides statistical reporting of crimes, tracks state and federal reporting of
crimes, crime and predictive and/or patterned analysis, monitors all automated
processes and reporting requirements, and the sharing of this data with others
inside and outside of the department.
Supports the Police Department's values and mission statement through the
gathering and dissemination of intelligence information and the identification
and tracking of crime trends as an important component of community-oriented and
proactive problem solving policing.
Attends regular briefings or roll calls with Patrol, Investigation, and Services
personnel to gather and disseminate information on criminal activity using GIS
or related mapping to identify and plan targeted enforcement activities. This
may include conference calls inside or outside our agency.
Provides analytical support during major case investigations such as lead
tracking, link construction and analysis, crime mapping, or other duties as
Assists the Records Management Supervisor with the administration of the
department's Uniform Crime Reporting requirements.
Performs other related duties as apparent or assigned.
Possession of, or ability to obtain an appropriate, valid Minnesota Driver's
Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, or related field.
Three years research, analytical and/or intelligence-led work experience in a
governmental setting, working with computers at the PC level.
Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, or related field.
Knowledge of the Minnesota Data Practices Act.
Crime Analyst certification.
Certification and experience using the State/Federal Criminal Justice
Information Networks (i.e., C.J.R.S., C.J.I.S., N.C.I.C., or others).
Please attach copies of your college transcripts.
You will need to fully complete the City application to be considered an
applicant. This includes jobs, supervisory names and their contact information,
reasons for leaving jobs, etc.