The mission of the New York City Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in New York City by working in partnership with the community to enforce the law, preserve peace, protect the people, reduce fear, and maintain order. The NYPD strives to foster a safe and fair city by incorporating Neighborhood Policing into all facets of Department operations, and solve the problems that create crime and disorder through an interdependent relationship between the people and its police, and by pioneering strategic innovation.The Office of the Chief of Crime Control Strategies is seeking Crime Analysts to perform in depth and sophisticated analysis of precinct crime conditions and author reports for this office and their respective precinct and borough commanders. Crime Analysts support crime analysis at precincts and boroughs citywide.Under supervision, the selected Crime Analyst will:Perform confidential analytical work in the review, examination, and compilation of highly sensitive and complex data regarding criminal activities and investigations.Maintain highly complex databases, maps, charts and reports utilizing state of the art spreadsheet, database, GIS mapping and link analysis software applications.Create tables, charts and graphs and perform analysis to demonstrate relationships between entities and events.Produce computer generated maps displaying criminal activity.Develop statistical data resources to assist in proactive and targeted investigations, preventative enforcement and education, identify theft patterns, trends, and criminal organizations,
and identify known and repeat offenders.Recognize and identify conditions, trends, and patterns in area of specialization.Create clearly written and effective reports and bulletins and other analytical products.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Sociology, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Operations Research or a closely related field; and one year of satisfactory full-time experience in the analysis and/or research of data related to crime, criminals, criminal intelligence, and/or other social sciences in a police, judicial, or other criminal justice setting; or2. A Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Sociology, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Operations Research or a closely related field; and a Master’s degree from an accredited college in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Sociology, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Operations Research or a closely related field.SPECIAL NOTE:To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level II, individuals must have, after meeting the minimum requirements, three additional years of full time qualifying experience as described in (1) above; or two years of full time qualifying experience as a Crime Analyst Assignment Level I.SPECIAL NOTE:To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level III, individuals must have, after meeting the minimum requirements, five additional years of full time qualifying experience as described in (1) above, or two years of full time qualifying experience as a Crime Analyst Assignment Level II.
Experience in the identification of crime trends and patternsAbility to efficiently work with large and disparate data sets through various database and spreadsheet applications leading to the development of actionable informationKnowledge of FBI crime classifications and the demonstrated ability to work with crime, crash and police activity data specifically and create analytical products that contribute to the awareness of
crime problems and identify priorities
THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO CANDIDATES WHO TOOK THE RECENT CRIME ANALYST EXAM AND ARE REACHEABLE ON THE CIVIL SERVICE LIST.NOTE: This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a program. Please indicate in your cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a program.In compliance with Federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identify and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document from upon hire.
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New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.