Criminal Intelligence Analyst at Cook County Sheriff’s Office

Cook County Sheriff’s Office


Mid Level

Chicago, IL, USA

$60.158 - $79.547

24 Mar → 23 Apr

Criminal Law

Job Description

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) is seeking a full-time Criminal Intelligence Analyst. working with the Cook County Sheriff’s Police department (CCSPD) and specialized units within the CCSO. The Criminal Intelligence Analyst encourages both independent and collaborative partnering (both within CCSPD and with other analysts in the CCSO Intelligence Community) while seeking creative solutions to analytical questions.

Skills in research, analysis, reporting, planning, and advising ensure senior leaders are provided with time-sensitive support for strategic and operational level planning. The Criminal Intelligence Analyst will perform detailed research and analysis of confidential criminal intelligence information through social media and other open-source data repositories.

The CCSO is highly focused on the reduction of violent crime through research and exceptional customer service. The Crime and Intelligence position is at the heart of that effort. Working closely with cybercrimes, SVU and SOC investigators, the analyst plays a critical role in assisting with data driven policing.

The Criminal Intelligence Analyst will work with staff to assist with projects as directed, be responsible for performing specialized administrative work which may include a wide range of administrative duties and assist in the coordination of various units or activities of the department. The Analyst must demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of various aspects of support operations within SVU or SOC. The Criminal Intelligence Analyst will provide an administrative intelligence-based support function for new and ongoing operations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs detailed research and analysis of information from a variety of sources, including social media and other law enforcement agencies to support SVU or SOC operations
  • Prepares case files for further investigation by investigators and analyzes and prepares case reports in compliance with established policies and procedures, including reviewing, editing, and drafting concise summaries of criminal activity
  • Develops data resources to assist in proactive and targeted investigations, develops and implements new strategies to assist in combating criminal activity specific to the SVU’s or SOC’s operations
  • Prepares a variety of reports, including monthly and quarterly activity summaries, department annual reports, and specific statistical/research reports as needed
  • Makes written and oral presentations to inform personnel of emerging or existing crimes, patterns, and trends as well as suspect and victim profiles
  • Assists in the development and implementation of information strategies through the management, deployment, and use of key information sources, including resource identification and data maintenance
  • Performs various administrative and clerical functions, including providing support for staff members, answering and managing telephone calls, sorting documentation, filing, assisting in verifying, organizing, typing and reviewing data
  • Performs specialized administrative and/or clerical work independently including composing letters, memoranda, and reports

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in law enforcement, criminal justice, public administration, business, statistics, computer science, or information systems from and accredited college or university or four (4) years of experience in computerized statistical analysis, research, and trend identification required. Two (2) year experience in crime and intelligence analysis or commissioned law enforcement may be substituted for one year of the education requirement

  • Ability to create, edit, and analyze data; ability to collect, analyze and evaluate evidence, statistics and other information to draw logical conclusions

  • Advanced proficiency in the use of computers and standard software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access; ability to prepare graphs, charts, tables, and other illustrative documents

  • Ability to produce reports on demand and in a timely fashion

  • Good attention to multifarious detail demonstrated by accurate proofreading, verification, and editing complex data, and transcribing and cross-referencing data from personal computer and documents

  • Demonstrated high level skill and proficiency in maintaining detailed work-related records

  • Master’s degree in law enforcement, criminal justice, public administration, business, statistics, computer science, or information systems from and accredited college or university and/or six (6) years of experience in computerized statistical analysis, research, cybersecurity, geospatial analysis, and trend identification required

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