City of Garland, TX

Crime Analyst

Location US-Garland
Posted Date 3 months ago(6/28/2022 3:55 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings Remaining
Police Department
Job Family
Business Operations
Target Hiring Range
Depending on Qualifications
Regular Full-Time

Position Summary

Responsible for conducting crime analysis data from multiple sources and on various platforms by collecting and analyzing crime data and crime statistics, as well as performing detailed research to interpret crime patterns and trends within the City of Garland.


Target Hiring Range: $47,923/yr - $61,069/yr

Essential Job Functions

  1. Analyze crime data from multiple sources and present information to show crime patterns and trends that may increase investigative leads, link crimes or suspects and/or assist in solving cases.
  2. Work with a team of investigators and crime analysts to collate crime data into an organizational format for comparison and analysis.
  3. Formulate and maintain crime analysis bulletins.
  4. Prepare a variety of weekly, monthly, and yearly departmental crime and statistical reports.
  5. Assist with tactical and strategic planning to combat crime. Prepare and distribute crime analysis information to the appropriate parties.
  6. Research and respond to internal and external, information requests from police personnel, City personnel, and other agencies.
  7. Manage requests from Investigators for intelligence and background research on suspects.
  8. Work with a team of analysts to
  9. Provide administrative support to the department as needed.

Minimum Education & Work Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Political Science, Computer Science or related field of study
3 years related experience
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

Education/ Experience:     

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Political Science, Computer Science or related field of study
  • 2-4 years of experience in Crime Analysis, report writing and data collection
  • Certified Law Enforcement Analyst Program (CLEA) preferred not required
  • Texas Department of Safety (DPS) National Crime Information Center (NCIC)/ Texas Crime Information Center (TCIC) certification preferred not required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:           

  • Comprehensive knowledge of research design methods, procedures, and techniques used in statistical analysis
  • Comprehensive knowledge of statistical program languages, performing data searches, and managing data.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of computer software packages designed for statistical data
  • Comprehensive knowledge of report writing software such as Crystal Reports or Access
  • Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) used in crime analysis such as ArcView/ArcGIS
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to work under pressure within time constraints

Licenses & Certifications

Valid Class C Texas driver's license

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

The incumbent works in a typical office environment; relatively free from unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards.


Models Organizational Values
Customer Focus
Results Focus/Project Management


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