Investigative Criminal Analyst at Davis County Government
Davis County Government
Farmington, UT, USA
19 Jul → 18 Aug
Under the general supervision of the investigative unit of the Sheriff’s Office, works closely with the detectives in determining specific public safety issues within Davis County; provides additional resources and techniques in suppressing crime. Subject to call outs, along with the detectives.
- Analyzes, organizes, tracks, and prepares criminal intelligence, utilizing criminal databases, police reports, social media platforms, neighboring county’s intelligence centers, etc. Prepares reports and issues memos.
- Coordinates communication and training between multiple police agencies to facilitate efficient crime solving, while proactively identifying potential future crimes and preventing criminal activity.
- Facilitates the Sheriff’s Office focus on criminal trends in contract cities and other areas of the county.
- Performs technical work in the investigation of crime. Reviews case reports submitted by Detectives to identify crime trends and criminal associations. Assists Detectives with various aspects of investigations as needed.
- Assists in training new personnel; acts as a team leader as required.
- Initiates inquiries concerning possible law violations; obtains, preserves, verifies, and analyzes factual information and other evidence.
- Appears in court and before other legal and quasi legal bodies and gives oral testimony regarding investigations, arrests and other information of which s/he has knowledge.
- Works closely with other intelligence analysts to disseminate relevant intelligence information.
- Operates a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all Utah laws and regulations.
- Performs related duties as assigned.
Requirements / Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field is required.
Preference: work experience within a Law Enforcement Agency; advanced degree.
Must possess, or obtain within six (6) months of hire date, a Utah Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI) certification.
Must pass the Davis County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) background investigation.
Must possess a valid driver license and must operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner. Employees driving a personal vehicle while on county business must maintain the minimum vehicle liability insurance as specified in the Utah Code.
Knowledge of: police terminology and practices; criminal laws; courtroom procedure and terminology; ethical principles.
This position may require the driving of a motor vehicle; skill in operating a motor vehicle in a safe manner; ability to insure motor vehicle is operating in a safe manner; knowledge of Utah motor vehicle rules and regulations.
Ability to: make rapid and sound decisions under pressure; remain alert and react to unexpected situations and emergencies; handle high levels of personal stress and maintain composure under a variety of adverse conditions, including verbal and physical abuse, witnessing death and critical injuries and experiencing risk of personal harm; collect and rapidly assimilate facts; examine witnesses effectively; maintain confidences; establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, other employees, legal counsel, judicial officials, other agencies and the general public; follow written and oral instructions; communicate effectively (orally and in writing).
Work rotating day and swing shifts, holidays, and weekends; lift, carry and otherwise move objects weighing up to 20 lbs.
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