Police and Crime Traffic Analyst
Town of Leesburg
Closing Date: August 31, 2019The Police Crime and Traffic Analyst will provide the Police Department ready and accurate access to statistical data through the process of investigative analysis conducted by a certified crime analyst. This position will review information from various sources and analyze for trends, links and patterns. The crime analyst will be able to use link analysis, maps, timelines, virtual pin maps and/or flowcharts to highlight criminal activities and movement for complex cases, and identify crime trends with a recommended response. The crime analyst will also be able to establish criminal identifiers on targets or addresses that include biographical and location-specific (time, space and place) information and intelligence, prior criminal offenses, officer safety concerns and pertinent historical information that will assist in the furtherance of criminal investigations. The crime analyst will conduct background research on criminals or suspected criminals under investigation through law enforcement computer databases and open-source Internet access or social media outlets. The crime analyst will report to the Administration and Support Services Lieutenant or his/her designee. The crime analyst's performance and work will be evaluated through effective analysis, written reports and obtained results.
Selected candidates will join a Virginia accredited law enforcement agency in an innovative municipality.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in research, criminal justice, public administration, law enforcement or a related field; and at least two (2) years of experience in a related field; must possess a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain a satisfactory driving record; appointments to positions in the Police Department are subject to meeting established polygraph and background standards; position requires the use of personal or Town vehicles on Town business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely; position requires the performance of other essential and marginal functions depending upon work location, assignment, or shift.
TO APPLY: Please visit www.leesburgva.gov/jobs for more information and to apply online. Resumes may be submitted as supplemental only. EOE/ADA.