Police Analyst

Scottsdale, AZ
Scottsdale Police Department

The Police Analyst performs professional level administrative duties based on assignment including but not limited to: data/statistical analysis, crime analysis, intelligence analysis, research, crime mapping and analysis, accreditation compliance, strategic planning, and performance measures.

$53,747.20 – $78,166.40 Annually

2/21/2019 11:59 PM Arizona


Essential Functions
Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks:
• Conducts crime trend/pattern analysis activities using qualitative, temporal and geographic measures and statistical methods and prepares crime analysis bulletins and reports on crime rates.
• Researches current local and national police trends; makes recommendations on policies and procedures, practices and methods of operation based on current research and legal requirements; evaluates new technologies and makes recommendations; forecasts technological needs; monitors the usage of technology within the department.
• Ensures accuracy, consistency and clarity in policy and procedural manuals and compliance with accreditation standards.
• Completes criminal history inquiries into federal, state and local data files.

Work Environment/Physical Demands
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position or that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Lift and carry materials weighing up to 30 pounds.
• Operate a variety of standard office equipment including a computer, telephone, calculator, copy and fax machines requiring continuous and repetitive arm, hand and eye movement.


Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience:
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution in Criminal Justice, Business Administration, Social Sciences or related field, and
• Two years of professional level administrative experience.
• An equivalent combination of education and job related experience may substitute for the educational requirements on a year-for-year basis.