Overview

The ideal candidate has a strong technical background in using geographic information systems for quantitative and qualitative analysis, statistical analysis, and database applications.

Distinguishing Characteristics
This is a journey level, non-public safety classification within the Police Department. It is characterized by the responsibility to provide crime and criminal intelligence research and analysis. This class differs from the Senior Crimes & Intelligence Analyst in that the latter class performs more complex crime and intelligence analysis, trains personnel on crimes analysis to both civilian and sworn staff, and has supervisory duties over lower level staff including Crimes & Intelligence Analysts, support staff, volunteers, and temporary employees.

Additionally, the ideal Crimes and Intelligence Analyst candidate will have experience in/will possess:
Leveraging Criminal and Intelligence-derived data from disparate sources for analysis;
An understanding of the distinction between crime patterns, series, and trends;
Strong writing skills, and the ability to make effective public presentations;
Tactical, administrative, and strategic analytical support to a law enforcement and/or intelligence agency;
Data visualization, including spatial analysis of criminal activity;
Link analysis of complex criminal activity and/or associations;
Leveraging digital evidence to target and identify criminal activities;
Statistical analysis;
Current technologies and trends within the profession; and
The ability to work independently, with limited guidance and/or in a collaborative team environment

Qualifications: KnowledgePrinciples, methods, and techniques used in research and analysis
Data collection, statistical analysis and display
Criminal justice system functions and processes
Crime-related terminology
Math, statistics and statistical analysis
Research methodology for the analysis of a variety of complex data
Software applications such as Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint
Government organization functions and services
Inter-jurisdictional relationships
Principles of automated information system
Problem solving and making effective decisions
Methods and techniques used in researching, compiling, sorting, evaluating and analyzing statistical, theoretical, and factual criminal and offender information
Computer operations including proficiency in Windows, G.I.S. mapping, and other geographical systems
Distinction between crime patterns, series and trends
Current technology and trends in the profession

About Concord Police Department 

The Concord Police Department is seeking a highly motivated professional to serve as their next Crimes and Intelligence Analyst.

The ideal Crimes and Intelligence Analyst candidate is a highly motivated professional who takes initiative on projects, coordinates well with others, demonstrates strong analytical thought processes in researching, compiling, evaluating, and analyzing intelligence and crime information.