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
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
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
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
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and be able to learn
to utilize new data systems.
Must possess a valid driverís license.
Modern office practices and computer equipment including computer generated
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
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
Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts
Retirement plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund
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.