Human Resources

Crime Analyst

$3,178 - $5,726 per month

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for obtaining, reviewing, analyzing and distributing intelligence and crime data derived from offense reports, investigative reports, field interview reports, records management system, and other accepted sources. Will perform geographical, temporal, statistical and modus operandi analysis to develop patterns for use in appropriate strategies. Responsible for responding to requests for information and will cultivate sources of information and report necessary informational items. Responsible for assisting in the preparation of materials for courtroom testimonies, community meetings, and other agencies & board presentations and ability to testify in court as an expert witness. Enters intelligence data using department software and performs a variety of other technical and administrative tasks in support of the department and other assignments and projects. Responsible for providing recommendations and presenting information relative to criminal activity. Performs other related duties as directed, including terrorism early warning information.


Minimum Qualifications: Associates Degree is required. Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in related field or any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and ability to perform the essential functions of the job is preferred. Experience in law enforcement, crime analysis or intelligence analysis is preferred. Experience in analysis, research, statistical & evaluation techniques to develop charts, graphs, maps and reports highly preferred. Experience with i2 software, ArcGis software, Microsoft-Word, Excel, Power-Point, Access is highly preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to perform mathematical calculations, and have strong attention to detail is required. Knowledge of principals and techniques of crime analysis work and skill in the use of analytical equipment used in crime analysis unit is strongly preferred. Must be able to complete NIMS training within six (6) months of hire.


Physical Demands: Position requires ability to carry equipment or devices that weigh up to 25 pounds. Must be able to bend, stoop, crouch, kneel, reach overhead, negotiate stairs and ramps and climb ladders. Must be able to stand for sustained lengths of time, walk over uneven surfaces, and maintain balance on uneven surfaces or elevated situations. While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, and lift objects up to 25 pounds.


Typical Working Conditions: Work is performed in an office setting with little exposure to outdoor temperatures or dirt and dust. Working conditions are moderately quiet. Drug testing, a valid driver’s license, and ability to obtain a security clearance are required. Work schedule is typically Monday-Friday, 8 AM-5 PM. Some overtime may be required. Job position assignment can include providing case support with various other local, state and federal law enforcement agencies outside of the Independence Police Department may entail office locations decentralized from Independence Police Headquarters..


Drug testing; Background check

In addition to the application, testing and/or examinations may be required for further consideration on this position.


Apply online at or in person in the Human Resources Department, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Independence, MO 64050. Position closes: July 22, 2013



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