SALARY: $83,763.00 - $101,814.00 Annually
DEPARTMENT: Police Department
OPENING DATE: 07/20/21
CLOSING DATE: 08/05/21 05:00 PM
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
NATURE OF POSITION:
Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of technical research and analysis of crime patterns and trends in support of the Police Department. Conducts strategic, tactical, operational and administrative studies, staffing and resource utilization and allocation studies, special projects, program evaluation, and training for police personnel on crime analysis. Performs other duties as required.
This position is based in the Alameda Police Department and is scheduled to work a 4-day, 36 hour compressed work schedule. The City of Alameda offers great benefits including fully paid medical and dental for you and your family and CALPERS pension membership.
This is a non-sworn class within the Police Department specializing in the analysis of criminal justice information and activities that inform Police Department criminal intelligence. The Crime Analyst may also provide other analytical and technical support to the department. This classification is distinguished from other Analyst classifications in the City by its specialized focus on crime patterns and trends.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
1. Provides accurate, timely, and relevant reports and research findings that includes information and independent analysis related to criminal activity
2. Develops and updates various computer databases; performs direct input or downloads information from multiple data files.
3. Performs statistical and tactical analysis related to the recognition and identification of serious crimes; performs mathematical calculations of probability and recognizes patterns on clusters of activity for use by detectives and patrol.
4. Use a variety of computerized database systems to maintain and obtain accurate criminal activity information and records; analyze and evaluate data fields and test technology applications to identify discrepancies and enforcement issues.
5. Prepare technical reports of quantitative and qualitative data and make related visual presentations that include maps, charts, graphs, bulletins, and diagrams; prepare integrated sound, text, and graphic presentations, using a variety of geographic information systems (GIS) programs to show criminal activity
6. Recommends appropriate resource allocation based on research findings that help target high crime areas
7. Supports patrol and investigative units in the identification of specific and immediate crime problems and the arrest of criminal suspects by preparing valid criminal intelligence
8. Writes grants, prepares feasibility studies, participates in special research projects, and drafts city council reports
9. Establishes and maintains contacts with Federal, State and surrounding agencies in order to share information, trends and forecasting in support of community policing and crime prevention programs
10. Maintains internet and intranet data resources for the community
11. Collects Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) data and prepares the department’s monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
12. Assists in the case clearance process
13. Provides information, operational data, and analysis of departmental budget
14. Confers with other departments, public officials, consultants and citizens; may make presentations on assigned projects and programs
15. Provides staff support to committees or commissions or individuals as assigned
16. May administer various staff functions of the department
17. May supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff
18. Performs related duties as assigned
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