This class is responsible for conducting research, collection, correlation, analysis, and distribution of criminal intelligence information relating to criminal activities and relationships within correctional facilities or related populations.
Nature and Scope
A class incumbent reports to an administrative superior. An incumbent is responsible for conducting research, collection, correlation, analysis, and distribution of a large volume of information including criminal intelligence and extracting significant facts on criminals and suspected criminals such as those involved in organized crime or security threat groups. The information ranges from that which is readily available to that which is highly classified requiring possession of a federal government issued security clearance. Work includes preparing charts, graphs, tables, maps, and other visual aids for presentation of data. Contacts include law enforcement personnel, local, state, federal, and international agencies and organizations, and agency management in order to obtain and provide information.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
Conducts research on criminals and suspected criminals through direct computer information systems access or personal contact with agencies and organizations.
Collects, organizes, analyzes, and compiles a large amount of information including criminal intelligence from a variety of sources and extracts significant facts so that security threat groups can be identified and monitored for potential incidents and organized crime activities.
Performs spreadsheet analysis regarding statistics on criminal activity and related associations.
Performs crime analysis and crime mapping.
Conducts telephone toll analysis to plot telephone activity to determine the size and location of criminal and suspected criminal groups and individuals.
Conducts link analysis; discovers connections through analysis.
Determines suspicious or potential criminal activity and/or associations.
Identifies leads for possible follow-up by investigations.
Gathers criminal intelligence during critical incident occurrences including escapes, large scale disturbances, barricades and during hostage situations.
Prepares computerized charts, graphs, tables, maps, and other visual aids.
Creates, updates, and maintains databases with pertinent information for tracking, retrieval, and sharing of information.
Attends intra and interagency meetings and conferences to share information.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The intent of the listed knowledge, skills and abilities is to give a general indication of the core requirements for all positions in the class series; therefore, the KSA’s listed are not exhaustive or necessarily inclusive of the requirements of every position in the class.
Knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures pertaining to the collection, retention, and dissemination of information including criminal intelligence.
Knowledge of the types of crimes and modus operandi associated with national, regional and local crime/terrorist organizations and local correctional security threat groups.
Knowledge of research methods and techniques.
Knowledge of data collection, analysis and presentation.
Knowledge of recordkeeping practices and procedures.
Knowledge of the various information systems utilized in collecting information including criminal intelligence.
Knowledge of personal computer operations and associated software including spreadsheet, database, wordprocessing, and graphics.
Skill in the research, collection, correlation, and analysis of information from a variety of sources.
Skill in the use of various information systems utilized in collecting information including criminal intelligence.
Skill in operating a personal computer and the application of associated software.
Skill in preparing charts, graphs, tables, maps, and other visual aids.
Skill in using sound judgment and reaching logical conclusions.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with law enforcement personnel, local, state, federal, and international agencies and organizations, and other related personnel.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Intelligence Analyst Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
Six months experience in criminal investigation or intelligence used to assist government law enforcement, international agencies or organizations with regards to national, regional or local crime/terrorist organizations or security threat groups.
Six months experience in research, collection, correlation, and analysis of information from a variety of sources in order to identify patterns and trends of suspicious or potential criminal activity.
Six months experience in interpreting criminal laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
Six months experience in using an automated information system to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve/inquire and report on data.
Six months experience in using spreadsheet software to prepare charts, graphs, tables, maps or other visual aids.
Knowledge of inferential statistics used to calculate probability.
Knowledge of federal regulations regarding the collection and dissemination of criminal intelligence information.