PAY: $58,957 – $73,703
Performs technical, analytical and administrative duties related to crime and criminal intelligence. Researches, collects and analyzes data to identify and formulate conclusions about crime trends; assists in the development of proactive strategies and methods for the preventions and suppression of criminal activities.
Prepares summaries of crime statistics and reports on projections of long-term changes and crime trends, and assists with the developments.
Collects, analyzes and disseminates statistics; uses information gathered to assist in planning the development of resources for preventing and suppressing criminal activities, aiding the investigative process, increasing apprehensions, clearing cases and analyzing information to identify similarities, patterns and trends among different offenses to assist in identifying suspects and predicting criminal activity.
Compiles and analyzes information from various sources on crime and criminal intelligence to identify patterns or trends and the mode of operation and potential suspects, then prepares analytical and statistical reports, charts, graphs, maps, bulletins and other written reports.
Develops and maintains data bases relative to criminal activity that is easily accessed; audits and maintains crime analysis data. Applies all concepts of criminal, intelligence, analytical and administrative analysis to the concepts of problem-oriented policing and Intelligence-led policing.
Bachelor’s degree in criminology, criminal science, criminal psychology, GIS, criminal justice or related field preferred, and at least two years of experience as a crime analyst or other associated analyst field. Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database software; customer service techniques; functions of law enforcement.
Preferred Experience: two years’ experience in law enforcement records; teletype familiarity; understanding of the National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS) and guidelines. Working experience in ArcGIS and/or Maptitude for mapping and data analysis software like SPSS, STATA, Matlab, Analyze as well as Data visualization software such as Tableau, InfoGram, Data Wrapper or similar types.
For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov or contact the Personnel Dept., 133 William St., Room 212, 508-979-1444. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. EEO
New Bedford has a residency requirement.