Investigative Criminal Analyst at Davis County Government

Davis County Government


Mid Level

Farmington, UT, USA

Not defined

19 Jul → 18 Aug

Job Description

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.

Job Responsibilities

  • 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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