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Crime Prevention Specialist

Anchorage, AK
Anchorage Police Department

Design, organize and implement crime prevention information programs. Develop, facilitate and conduct presentations on crime prevention and safety topics for diverse public groups, including school children. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse citizen groups in the completion of long and short term projects. Participate, as assigned, in the operation of crime prevention programs, including but not limited to: Crime Stoppers, Neighborhood Watch, and Safe Homes. Develop, improve and maintain public awareness of crime prevention and safety programs. Respond to requests for information from the media and the community by preparing and distributing materials, and by releasing appropriate police information. Design, write and edit a variety of crime prevention materials including brochures, fliers, reports and various news releases concerning department activities. Participate in various projects and surveys in the community, as a representative of the department. Produce content and respond to public inquiries on various department social media sites. Provide public alerts pertaining to event and safety information. May be required to work on-call and/or weekend shifts. Perform other duties as assigned or required.

Closing Date/Time: Tue. 12/10/19 5:00 PM Alaska Time
Salary: $27.90 – $38.33 Hourly
$2,232.00 – $3,066.40 Biweekly
$4,836.00 – $6,643.87 Monthly
$58,032.00 – $79,726.40 Annually

Open to the general public and any current Municipal Employee.

This position is represented by Anchorage Police Department Employees Association (APDEA) and is subject to the provisions of the current agreement between the Municipality of Anchorage and the Anchorage Police Department Employees Association.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Law Enforcement, Journalism, Public Relations, Education, or a related field; and three (3) years experience with a law enforcement agency.

OR

Associate's degree in Law Enforcement, Journalism, Public Relations, Education, or a related field and five (5) years experience in a law enforcement agency; three (3) years of which must have been in a public contact position.

OR

High school diploma, GED or equivalent and seven (7) years of experience in a law enforcement agency; three (3) years of which must have been in a public contact position.

All applicants must possess and/or complete:
• Satisfactory drug screening at time of hire.
• Valid State of Alaska driver's license with satisfactory driving record at time of hire.
• Satisfactory national criminal background investigation (13 AAC 85.010, and 13 AAC 85.210) and financial review at time of hire.
• Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN) / National Crime Information Center (NCIC) certification within 30 days of hire.
• Satisfactory Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) background check at time of hire.