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Crime Analyst-Lenexa Police Department

Apply before: Open Until Filled

Salary: $50,452-$67,048 per year, depending on qualifications

We are currently accepting applications for a Crime Analyst I or II (DOE) in our Lenexa Police Department. The ideal candidate for this position will have:

  • strong IT and computer skills

  • analytic and predictive thinking to predict, track and inform crime identification and prevention techniques used by the department

  • excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • the ability to work independently

The Lenexa Police Department hires highly motivated individuals who enjoy working with the public and delivering the highest level of professional police services. We are an agency with an exceptional reputation and have been identified as a nation-wide leader in the law enforcement community. We strongly believe in providing our employees with opportunities for both professional and personal development.

Position Summary

The Crime Analyst (civilian position) collects, categorizes, and analyzes qualitative and quantitative data pertaining to past and current criminal activity; prepares and disseminates reports using various illustrative and statistical methods and makes recommendations pertaining to existing and anticipated criminal activity to internal departments and external agencies.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and three years of experience in crime analysis work or related statistical social services research or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

  • Valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and five years of experience in crime analysis work at the Lenexa Police Department or seven years of crime analysis related work and four years at the Lenexa Police Department., or any combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

  • Must possess Crime Analyst Certification through an accredited agency such as the Certified Law Enforcement Analysts (CLEA) through the International Associate of Crime Analysts.

Compensation and benefits

Hiring range is from $50,452 to $67,048 dependent on qualifications and directly related experience. The City of Lenexa offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, a robust health and wellness program, excellent retirement plans, life insurance; vacation, personal and sick leave; paid holidays; short-term and long-term disability; on-site health clinic, and a culture that promotes teamwork and work-life balance. Effective June 4th – the City will begin offering 6 weeks of paid parental leave, free employee memberships to Lenexa Rec Center, increased personal leave during first year of employment for new employees, and will begin applying prior service credit to increase vacation accrual rates for new employees. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check.

To apply please continue and complete an online application. Be sure to attach your cover letter and resume reflecting any work history you may have during the past 10 years. The City of Lenexa is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Other Associations:

  • AACA - Arizona Association of Crime Analysts

  • CCAA - Colorado Crime Analysis Association

  • CCIAA - California Crime and Intelligence Analysts Association

  • IACA - International Association of Crime Analysts

  • IACP - International Association of Chiefs of Police

  • IALEIA - International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts

  • FCIAA - Florida Crime and Intelligence Analysts Association

  • PERF - Police Executive Research Forum

  • MACA - Massachusetts Association of Crime Analysts

  • MACIA - Minnesota Association of Criminal Intelligence Analysts

  • NORCAN - Northwest Regional Crime Analyst Network

  • TALEA - Tennessee Association of Law Enforcement Analysts

  • VCAN - Virginia Crime Analysis Network

Government Associations:

  • COPS Office - Community Oriented Policing Office

  • POP Center - Center for Problem Oriented Policing

  • FBI UCR - Uniform Crime Reporting

  • BJA - Bureau of Justice Assistance