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Crime Analyst

Schaumburg, Illinois


Village of Schaumburg

101 Schaumburg Court

Schaumburg, IL 60193

Phone: 847-923-3906

Fax: 847-923-2318



Salary: $47,470.75 - $68,829.74

Population: 74,227

Sworn Officers: 115

Application Deadline: 11/12/13






Human Resources Department

101 Schaumburg Court

Schaumburg, IL 60193



All interested applicants must apply online on the

Village of Schaumburg's website at:





The role of the Crime Analyst is to collect, collate, analyze and disseminate crime data and reports in an efficient and effective manner using computer databases so that it may be used by the department's components to further their efforts and provide appropriate police service.  The Crime Analyst is directly responsible to the Investigations Police Lieutenant and receives general supervision from other supervisory and management staff.




  • Search and retrieve information, statistics, and crime data;

  • Compile information and produce reports including stolen property, traffic, and criminal activity reports.

  • Review, analyze, and disseminate crime reports, alarm calls, and patrol information;

  • Report pertinent crime trends to police personnel.

  • Provide crime information, trends, and statistics to members of the department, the community, and outside agencies by collecting and analyzing statistical information; employing surveys, quantitative analysis, and qualitative assessments, in accordance with the guidelines of the Freedom of Information Act.

  • Produce graphic reports displaying crime data and information based upon location within the Village;

  • Organize and display information in the form of diagrams, graphs, and charts.

  • Provide community policing and geographic deployment statistics to Patrol Administration.

  • Identify existing or evolving crime patterns and crime series.

  • Forecast future crime occurrences.

  • Develop  target profile analysis.

  • Provide briefings to the Chief of Police on crime patterns or trends as determined by the crime analysis function, or upon the request of the Chief of Police or other Command Officers.

  • Employ open source data and social media outlet information to effectively assist in proactive and reactive investigative efforts.

  • Provide suspect leads to investigators, which can assist in identifying, apprehending, and incarcerating offenders.

  • Furnish support data for Community Policing and Crime Prevention purposes.

  • Provide data for deployment planning, resource allocation, and budgeting activities and performs other tasks and duties as assigned.




  • Must possess a Bachelorís Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in graphic statistics, management, criminal justice, public administration or a related field.

  • Two (2) years of responsible analytical or technical experience related to law enforcement.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and be able to learn to utilize new data systems.

  • Must possess a valid driverís license.

  • Knowledge of:

    Modern office practices and computer equipment including computer generated graphics.

    Computer applications including electronic spreadsheets and databases.

    Principles and practices of technical report writing, English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.

    Principles and applications of mathematics and statistics including multi-variate analysis.

    Research principles and techniques and map information analysis.

  • Collect, analyze, and interpret crime data and statistics.

  • Prepare complex and detailed statistical reports.

  • Operate and use computer databases, electronic spreadsheets, and statistical applications to enter and manipulate data.

  • Successfully interact and communicate with senior police managers.

  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.




The Village of Schaumburg has a competitive benefit package to include:

  • Section 125 cafeteria plan including health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts

  • Retirement plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund

  • Paid holidays

  • Paid vacation

  • Sick leave




Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, skills testing, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other job-related testing or verifications.  Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and drug screen.











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