Crime Analyst - Stockton Police Department

19 Jul 2021 2:13 PM | Jillian Goshin (Administrator)

Salary: $5,435.22 - $6,978.02 Monthly

Location: City of Stockton, CA

Job Type: Full-Time (Regular)

Department: Police

Job Number: 0721-05311

Closing: 8/6/2021 5:00 PM Pacific

The Stockton Police Department is currently recruiting for the position of Crime Analyst.  The ideal candidate will be able to research, gather, compile, analyze and prepare a variety of data from police reports, arrests and intelligence information.  The incumbent will work a City of Stockton 9/80 schedule; generally 7:00am-5:00pm Monday-Thursday; 8am-5pm Friday with alternating Fridays off.

Incumbents in this position are included in the Civil Service system, in a "for-cause" employment status, and represented by the Stockton City Employees' Association Bargaining Unit. (Classified/Represented)

This recruitment is conducted as an Open/Promotional recruitment for the Police Department. Current full-time regular status, at the time of application, City of Stockton employees may apply for this position as a promotional opportunity, and successful candidates will be placed on a promotional list. All other candidates may apply for this position as an open competitive opportunity, and successful candidates will be placed on an open list. The appointing authority will have the option of requesting names from the promotional list or a combination of both.


These lists may be used to fill future vacancies.
 

Prior to appointment, eligible candidates will be required to submit to and successfully pass a background investigation, which will include fingerprinting.


Under general supervision, performs crime research and analysis work in support of police operations and investigations; performs related work as assigned.

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS

This is a professional police civilian class, fully competent to perform responsible and difficult crime analysis and research work. Incumbents are expected to exercise independent judgment in selecting study approach and analytical techniques and making recommendations based upon study results. This class is distinguished from the Administrative Analyst series in that the later performs more generalized administrative support in a variety of City departments.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES (Illustrative Only)
  • Researches, gathers, compiles, analyzes and prepares a variety of data from police reports, arrests and intelligence information. 
  • Determines analytical techniques and information gathering processes and obtains required data and information for analysis. 
  • Prepares periodic crime bulletins for Police Department and appropriate outside agency dissemination. 
  • Identifies crime patterns, develops suspect information for investigation follow-up and distributes information on crime series and suspects to patrol and investigative staff. 
  • Conducts criminal history searches on crime suspects. 
  • Reviews crime and arrest reports with particular emphasis on robbery, auto/business burglaries, sex crimes and theft; develops matrix to determine correlation between series of robbery or rape cases. 
  • Compiles statistical data for crime analysis section to prepare monthly and quarterly reports. 
  • Responds to requests to research computerized data to locate suspect descriptions, crime elements and similar suspect vehicles. 
  • Matches stolen property with recovered property from arrests and search warrants. 
  • Maintains records of crime analysis data and reports. 
  • May provide work direction and review for paraprofessional and/or clerical support staff.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience

Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in criminal justice, business or public administration, law enforcement or a closely related field AND two (2) years of analytical or operational experience in a criminal justice or law enforcement setting. Additional experience in criminal analysis or direct involvement in criminal investigations may be substituted for the college education on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two years.


Acceptable Educational Substitution:

Possession of a valid Crime and Intelligence Analyst Certificate issued by the State of California, Department of Justice, may be substituted for the college education to a maximum of two years. (Copy of certificate must be submitted no later than  the final filing date.)


Other Requirements
Must possess a valid California driver's license.

Knowledge of
  • Principles, practices, and methods of administrative and statistical analysis; 
  • Business computer user applications particularly related to statistical analysis and data management; 
  • Statistical and comparative analysis techniques and formulae; and
  • Basic law enforcement organization, activities, terminology and regulations.

Skill in

  • Collecting, compiling and analyzing information and data, evaluating alternatives and reaching sound conclusions; 
  • Preparing accurate statistical and narrative reports of study findings and making effective presentations; 
  • Interpreting and applying laws, regulations, policies and procedures; 
  • Maintaining accurate records and files; 
  • Directing the work of others on a project or day-to-day basis; 
  • Exercising sound and independent judgment within established guidelines; and
  • Establishing and maintaining efficient working relations with those contacted in the course of work.

The Examination: 

Applicants who qualify in terms of relevant work experience and education, that best fit the needs of the City, will be invited to participate in the examination process. The examination process may include a written, practical and/or oral examination weighted 100%. However, the City reserves the right to utilize alternative testing methods if deemed necessary. Candidates must receive a minimum passing score of 70%, as determined by the relative performance of all candidates in all portions of the examination. In the event of identical ratings, candidates' names will be arranged in order of application date/time, and, if the same, then arranged alphabetically.

ALL APPLICATIONS AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS MUST BE COMPLETED FULLY AND SUBMITTED ON AN OFFICIAL CITY OF STOCKTON APPLICATION FORM. (DO NOT STATE "REFER TO RESUME" ON YOUR APPLICATION OR SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE.) INCOMPLETE AND/OR FALSIFIED APPLICATIONS AND SUPPLEMENTALS WILL BE REJECTED AND CANNOT BE REVISED AFTER SUBMITTAL ON OR BEFORE THE FINAL FILING DATE. POSTMARKS, FACSIMILES, AND PHOTOCOPIES OF THE CITY'S EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. RESUMES ARE WELCOMED BUT SHOULD BE SUBMITTED AS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ONLY. 

The information in this announcement concerning the terms and conditions of employment does not constitute either an express or implied contract, and these provisions are subject to change.

Notes:

  • After on-line submittal, immediate notification will appear on your screen indicating your application has been received.  Please print this notice as proof of filing.
  • Notices and correspondence will be sent via email only.  No paper notices will be mailed to applicants.  It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure a correct email address is provided and that correspondence is received.
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In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all City of Stockton employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath. 

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