CRIME ANALYTICS SUPERVISOR
The Yakima Police Department is highly focused on the reduction of violent crime through exceptional customer service. The Crime Analytics Supervisor is at the heart of that effort. Working closely with Gang Unit investigators, the supervisor plays a critical role in leading the analysts assisting with data driven policing. If this opportunity intrigues you and you have the skills to make a difference in our community, apply today!
Under limited direction, the supervisor is responsible for tactical, strategic, operational and administrative crime analysis and supervising the associated staff. Develops and analyzes data related to various elements of criminal activity. Conducts, compiles, develops, and integrates research and analysis to provide timely and pertinent information relating to crime pattern and crime series detection, crime-suspect and suspect-crime correlations, target profile analyses, tactical crime forecasting, strategic crime trend and crime potential forecasting, and resource deployment. Participates in crime research and analysis activities with other local, state, and federal agencies. Work is performed with considerable independence and is reviewed through observation, evaluations, analysis reports and summaries relative to effectively accomplishing the City and Yakima Police Department goals and objectives.
A Bachelor’s Degree in, criminal justice, computer science, sociology, research methodology, public administration, other social sciences (e.g., psychology), social justice or systems, urban planning and/or political sciences PLUS four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in statistical research and data analysis in a law enforcement agency, military, business administration, or other intelligence-related field including two (2) years lead or supervisory experience is required. High School Diploma or GED and four (4) years additional experience with the various types of crime analysis including tactical, strategic, operational, and/or crime intelligence may sub for bachelor’s degree. Master’s Degree preferred.
Experience analyzing crime data, supporting criminal investigations, as well as a comprehensive understanding of crime analysis techniques and methodologies, including tactical, strategic, operational, and crime intelligence, is preferred.
Must pass an extensive background check, polygraph, and psychological evaluation prior to hiring.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATES:
Must obtain and maintain a valid Washington State Driver’s License. A California Department of Justice Crime and Intelligence Analyst Certification, IACA (International Association of Crime Analysis) Certification, or IALEIA (International Association of Crime and Intelligence Analysis) Certification as a Crime and Intelligence Analyst must be obtained within eighteen months of appointment.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
The City of Yakima is a premier employer in the Yakima Valley with extensive opportunities for training and growth. The City offers a competitive benefit package including:
View the complete job description and apply online at www.yakimawa.gov/jobs