Crime Analyst I
Crime Analyst I
Chief Crime Ctrl Strategies/CV
The mission of the New York City Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in New York City by working in partnership with the community to enforce the law, preserve peace, protect the people, reduce fear, and maintain order. The NYPD strives to foster a safe and fair city by incorporating Neighborhood Policing into all facets of Department operations, and solve the problems that create crime and disorder through an interdependent relationship between the people and its police, and by pioneering strategic innovation.
The Office of Crime Control Strategies analyzes and monitors trends across the city and develops strategies targeted to reducing crime, ensuring that these strategies are applied across all units of the NYPD. Data collection, analysis, and technology track existing trends and conditions and develop efficient and effective strategies to suppress crime.
NYPD seeks to recruit a Crime Analyst I to assist with the reviewing and assignment of logs generated by the Command Center to various investigative units throughout IAB, the Police Department and other federal, city, state and local agencies. Under supervision, the selected candidate will be responsible for the following duties;
Conducts confidential analytical work in the review, examination, and compilation of highly sensitive and complex data regarding criminal activities and investigations.
Maintains highly complex databases, maps, charts and reports utilizing state of the art spreadsheet, database, GIS mapping and link analysis software applications. Creates tables, charts and graphs and performs analysis to demonstrate relationships between entities and events. Produces computer generated maps displaying criminal activity.
Develops statistical data resources to assist in proactive and targeted investigations, preventative enforcement and education, identification of theft patterns, trends, and criminal organizations, and identification of known and repeat offenders. Recognizes and identifies conditions, trends, and patterns in area of specialization. Creates clearly written and effective reports and bulletins and other analytical products.
1. A Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Sociology, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Operations Research or a closely related field; and one year of satisfactory full-time experience in the analysis and/or research of data related to crime, criminals, criminal intelligence, and/or other social sciences in a police, judicial, or other criminal justice setting; or
2. A Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Sociology, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Operations Research or a closely related field; and a Master’s degree from an accredited college in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Sociology, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Operations Research or a closely related field.
To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level II, individuals must have, after meeting the minimum requirements, three additional years of full time qualifying experience as described in (1) above; or two years of full time qualifying experience as a Crime Analyst Assignment Level I.
To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level III, individuals must have, after meeting the minimum requirements, five additional years of full time qualifying experience as described in (1) above, or two years of full time qualifying experience as a Crime Analyst Assignment Level II.
A strong work ethic and the ability to work independently Proficiency or ability to be trained in Department systems and databases including, but not limited to: ICMS, DAS, OMNIform, Axon Body Worn Camera, FORMS and FORMS Property, ECMS and the Department Vehicle database Excellent verbal and written communication skills Extremely detail oriented Able to review and edit documents for extended periods of time Ability to write, analyze, interpret and understand written reports Possess computer knowledge of the following: Excel, Access, Word, Publisher.
This position is also open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate at the top of your resume and cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position through the 55-a Program.
As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s website at https://studentaid.gov/pslf/
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.
Civil service title
Crime Analyst I
Number of positions
1 Police Plaza, N.Y.