CRIME AND INTELLIGENCE ANALYST
The Yakima Police Department is highly focused on the reduction of violent crime through exceptional customer service. The crime and intelligence positions are at the heart of that effort. Working closely with Gang Unit investigators, the analyst plays a critical role in 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 general direction, the Crime and Intelligence Analyst provides timely and pertinent information relevant to crime patterns, crime series, and crime trends. Assists operational and administrative personnel in planning the deployment of resources for the prevention and suppression of criminal activities, aiding the investigative process and providing timely information, which increases the apprehension of offenders and the clearance of cases. Performs technical work in the development and analysis of data related to various elements of criminal activity. Prepares and presents strategic intelligence assessments affecting departmental activity in criminal apprehension and prevention.
Two (2) years of college education with course work reflecting law enforcement, criminal justice, business, statistics, computer science, information systems, social sciences and/or research methods PLUS two (2) years of experience working in roles that demonstrate skills on research, statistics, data management and/or ability to process data for reporting purposes. One (1) year experience in crime and intelligence analysis or commissioned law enforcement may be substituted for one year of the education requirement.
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. Current Crime or Intelligence Analyst certification through a related organization is preferred (e.g. International Association of Crime Analyst (IACA), International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IALEIA), etc.).
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