The Austin Police Department is seeking a skilled individual who is passionate about public safety to supervise crime analysts in the Austin Police Department’s Crime Intelligence Analysis Unit. This position will work to integrate and enhance crime and data analytics to help shape the future of policing in Austin with a focus on crime prevention and strategic analysis. Austin Police Department has assembled the resources and has demonstrated a commitment to making bold changes in the way the organization works to reduce crime, to respond to community concerns, to build trust through transparency and accountability, and to integrate evidence-based practices throughout all departmental processes. The person in this position will play a part in realizing all of those commitments.
The Crime Intelligence Analyst Supervisor will report to the department’s Program Manager III for Police and Crime Analytics and will oversee four analysts specializing in regional crime analysis, crime prevention and strategic analysis. The position will also work closely with the unit’s two other supervisors to build and maintain a top notch Crime Intelligence Analysis Unit as well as work with the department’s Business Technology Division to develop cutting edge analysis tools for use by analysts and sworn officers, supporting the transition to a fully data-driven organization.
The ideal candidate for this position will exhibit agility, adaptability, and strong critical thinking skills as well as possess sound interpersonal and supervisory skills. The ideal candidate should be passionate about using data for good and possess a strong quantitative and qualitative data analysis foundation. The ideal candidate will be very familiar with evidence-based policing concepts and have experience implementing those concepts in a law enforcement agency and also have experience using risk terrain modeling and other new and evolving approaches for prioritizing crime prevention efforts. Finally, the ideal candidate will participate in collaborative efforts to implement changes within the Crime Intelligence Analysis Unit and to measure the impact of changes undertaken to reduce crime and improve policing in Austin.
If you would like to be a part of a progressive community dedicated to research and analysis to support public safety as well as racial and social equity, both internally and externally, apply today at https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/93610. Opening closes on Sunday, December 5.
· Experience implementing evidence-based policing concepts
· Experience using risk terrain modeling for crime prevention efforts
· Experience developing and implementing strategic analysis goals and producing reports
· Analytical certification through IACA or IALEIA