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  • 07/05/2018 11:57 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    MANAGEMENT CRIME ANALYST      $59, 841 - $74,809

    Performs technical, analytical and administrative duties related to crime and criminal intelligence. Researches, collects and analyzes data to identify and formulate conclusions about crime trends; assists in the development of proactive strategies and methods for the prevention and suppression of criminal activities.

    Prepares summaries of crime statistics and reports on projections of long-term changes and crime trends, and assists with the developments.

    Collects, analyzes and disseminates statistics; uses information gathered to assist in planning the development of resources for preventing and suppressing criminal activities, aiding the investigative process, increasing apprehensions, clearing cases and analyzing information to identify similarities, patterns and trends among different offenses to assist in identifying suspects and predicting criminal activity.

    Compiles and analyzes information from various sources on crime and criminal intelligence to identify patterns or trends and the mode of operation and potential suspects, then prepares analytical and statistical reports, charts, graphs, maps, bulletins and other written reports.

    Develops and maintains data bases relative to criminal activity that are easily accessed; audits and maintains crime analysis data.  Applies all concepts of criminal, intelligence, analytical and administrative analysis to the concepts of problem-oriented policing and Intelligence-led policing.

    Bachelor’s degree in criminology, criminal science, criminal psychology, GIS, criminal justice or related field preferred, and at least two years of experience as a crime analyst or other associated analyst field.  Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database software; customer service techniques; functions of law enforcement.

    Preferred Experience:  two years’ experience in law enforcement records; teletype familiarity; understanding of the National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS) and guidelines. Working experience in ArcGIS and/or Maptitude for mapping and data analysis software like SPSS, STATA, Matlab, Analyze as well as Data visualization software such as Tableau, InfoGram, Data Wrapper or similar types.

    For application/complete job description, please visit or contact the Personnel Dept., 133 William St., Room 212, 508-979-1444.  Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.  EEO  

    New Bedford has a residency requirement. 


  • 06/27/2018 8:57 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Somerville is a city that upholds progressive principles for both employees and residents alike. If you are looking for a culture that embraces innovation, empowerment, and collaborative involvement, Somerville not only embraces these talents, but encourages them. Creative, hands on collaboration with passionate dedication are at the core of the City’s workplace culture.

    Challenging and fast paced, Somerville also offers a generous benefits package that embodies a strong work life balance. Not only is it a “Model City”, as termed by The Boston Globe, but it is also a model employer.

    Statement of Duties

    The Crime Analyst will be responsible for analyzing and providing data and reports to Police Department personnel for the purpose of identifying and resolving crime patterns and trends, as well as to assist in general operations, planning and problem solving.

    Essential Functions:

     Gather data daily from various sources including incident tracking software and other reports.

     Analyze data to identify and project crime patterns and trends.

     Uses data collected to recommend patrol strategies.

     Generate reports for officers and department.

     Prepare advisories to inform officers of critical issues, including fugitives, missing persons.

     Monitor NIBRS data and reports.

     Prepare statistical reports used for grant applications and public information.

    Recommended Minimum Qualifications

    Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree and three to five (3-5) years experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Criminal Justice degree preferred.

    Knowledge, Abilities and Skill

    Knowledge: statistical analysis, computer software knowledge

    Abilities: presentation and report writing; presentation abilities

    Skill: computer skills; communication skills

    Work Environment

    The work environment involves everyday discomforts typical of offices, with occasional exposure to outside elements. Noise or physical surroundings may be distracting, but conditions are generally not unpleasant. Employee may be required to work beyond normal business hours to attend evening meetings or complete work assignments.

    Physical and Mental Requirements

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the position’s essential functions.

    Physical Skills

    Minimal physical demands are required to perform the work. Work effort principally involves sitting to perform work tasks, with intermittent periods of stooping, walking, and standing. There may also be some occasional lifting of objects such as office equipment or photocopy paper (up to 30lbs.).

    Motor Skills

    Duties are largely mental rather than physical, but the job may occasionally require minimal motor skills for activities such as moving objects, operating a telephone, personal computer and/or most other office equipment including word processing, filing and sorting papers.

    Visual Skills

    Visual demands require constantly reading documents for general understanding and analytical purposes.

    Application Procedure:

    Send your resume and cover letter by July 5, 2018 to:

    City Hall Personnel Office 93 Highland Avenue Somerville MA 02143 Fax: 617-666-4426 TTY: 1-866-808-4851 Email:

    City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

    The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

    Hours: Full Time

    Salary: $60,000.00 per year plus benefits

The Massachusetts Association of Crime Analysts
P.O. Box 6123, Chelsea, MA 02150

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