Crime Analyst - Chelsea Police Department

Salary: USWA Grade 9 ($60,391.33/year - $75,667.60/year)

Position Summary
The Crime Analyst provides liaison work to the Chelsea Police Crime Reporting and Analysis Unit by collecting data of current crime trends, patterns and locations; distributes this information to appropriate Chelsea Police Department (“CPD”) personnel, and forecasts future departmental needs for personnel deployment. Duties include analyzing, organizing and presenting crime data and statistics. Perform statistical and analytical research involving the use of computer applications, random statistical sampling, correlation and regression probability studies; gathering and analyzing crime data for crime pattern detection, suspect crime correlations, and target–suspect forecasting. Prepare reports on crime data and trends for CPD personnel. Deliver presentations to CPD personnel, members of the community and outside agencies.

Bachelor degree in Criminal Justice or related field.

Two (2) years of experience with crime analysis or data analysis.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Knowledge of law enforcement operations, procedures, Uniform Crime Reports (“UCR”) and National Incident Based Reporting System (“NIBRS”). Knowledge of criminological theory and practice. High level of proficiency with relational database and spreadsheet applications including Access and Excel and other Microsoft Office Suite applications. Must possess good oral and written communication and public-speaking skills. Ability to analyze data, develop and deliver presentations, write reports, conduct research. Ability to prepare and present complex and detailed statistical and narrative reports. Ability to work independently, think objectively and exhibit sound and accurate judgment. Must possess good interpersonal skills to successfully interact and communicate with police personnel, City employees and the community, as well as the ability to work effectively as a part of a team. Must have good vision for reading the information-based data and system entries, generated reports and written reports and requests. Must have good hearing due to the volume of contacts by phone and in the office. Must possess a high regard for strict confidentiality and attention to detail. Prior experience with Arc Map/Arc GIS preferred. Prior experience with IMC preferred.

Please send cover letter and resume to Human Resources, City of Chelsea, 500 Broadway, Chelsea, MA 02150 or email

The City of Chelsea is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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