Crime Analyst

City of Richmond (BC) - Richmond, BC (30+ days ago)

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Overview

The incumbent of this position reports to the Manager, RCMP Administration. The incumbent conducts specialized research work involving the application of research and analytical techniques to support criminal investigative activities and the formulation and implementation of departmental policies. Work is completed under limited supervision and considerable independence of judgment and action is exercised within established policies and procedures. This is not a junior level position.

Examples of key work activities include:
Collects, assembles, analyzes and interprets a wide variety of investigative and intelligence data within multiple internal systems to support ongoing operations in all units within Richmond Detachment.
Prepares suspect and victim profiles, reports, spreadsheets, maps and other graphic representations of criminal activity.
Develops and maintains comprehensive records.
Establishes and maintains working relationships with regular members, City employees, other Detachments and outside agencies.
Assists in the design and planning of projects relative to specific developments or investigations, and determines which research methodologies are to be utilized for each project.
Participates on project teams to monitor and identify the nature and scope of emerging and persistent crime problems/trends, socio-economic or demographic facts related to the problem and assess the probability of future crime problems/trends.
Delivers presentations, briefings, statistical analysis, and situation reports on crime trends and related matters.
Provides training to RCMP members and City staff on methods and techniques of compilation of data.
Performs related duties as required by a supervisor.

Responsibilities

Bachelor’s degree from a post-secondary institution. Minimum of 2 years of work related experience in crime and statistical analysis and research using related software applications and databases. An equivalent combination of related training, education, and experience may be considered.

Requirements

Knowledge of research, statistical and analytical principles, practices, procedures, methods and techniques.
Knowledge of applicable databases and information systems.
Knowledge of relevant computer office applications and software.
Knowledge of the RCMP and Richmond Detachment’s operation, policies and procedures.
Knowledge of the criminal justice system and its components as related to the work performed. Ability to provide statistical data and crime analysis services.
Proficiency in the Police Records Information Management Environment (PRIME) and the ability to efficiently and effectively learn other restricted database applications.
Ability to conduct research on crime analysis/intelligence analysis topics, and compose clear, concise reports for police officers, Senior Management, and City Council.
Ability to provide recommendations in regards to policies, procedures and operations.
Ability to provide training to members, staff and external agencies.
Ability to provide court testimony as required.
Ability to stay abreast of developments in the field of crime analysis.
Ability to deal with stressful situations and work under pressure of deadlines.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to exercise independence of judgment in performing the duties of the position.
Ability to work under minimal supervision.
Ability to work in a group setting as part of a team.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to maintain confidentiality in providing accurate and factual information and support investigations.
Ability to analyze information and solve problems.
Ability to organize and prioritize workloads.
Ability to present information.
Ability to lead projects as it relates to the work.

Ability to obtain and maintain an RCMP Top Secret Security Clearance.