Crime Analyst

Apopka Crime Analyst

The Apopka Police Departments Crime Analyst position performs intermediate-level work, identifying, analyzing and disseminating data-driven strategies to aid in the prevention and reduction of crime and societal harm in the City of Apopka. The criminal intelligence analyst is an indispensable resource that is integrated into all department levels from administrative staff to road units working consistently, efficiently and collaboratively by providing tactical, strategic, intelligence, administrative and operational analytical support. 

This is a professional research intensive position which includes the creation of statistical reports, intelligence and threat awareness products and presentations to include the identification and dissemination of emerging trends, patterns and groups; proposing and providing refined recommendations to assist with practical deployment strategies to support the overall mission of the agency.

Primary Duties

The tasks listed below represent most of the time spent working in this position.

  • Tactical Analysis: Read, review and extract data from police, cad, and intelligence reports, as well as additional law enforcement sensitive sources in order to pull weekly, monthly and yearly statistics, to identify emerging patterns and trends and provide forecast analysis and additional investigative research as needed in order to develop strategies to resolve and reduce the source of harm.
  • Examine, extract and incorporate images from various video sources to include body worn cameras, surveillance systems, and license plate readers to aid in the investigatory process of suspect identification and linking.
  • Creates and disseminates various law enforcement sensitive and public viewing bulletins for the purpose of identifying and linking cases relating to suspect identification, crime series and trends. Bulletins will include wanted and missing persons fliers, attempt to identify bulletins, situational awareness bulletins, requests for information, intelligence sharing bulletins. 
  • Completes photographic lineup packets to assist with suspect identification.
  • Conducts investigative research to assist in active investigations through LES and open sources.
  • Creates a weekly snapshot encompassing weekly crime statistics, spatial maps of incidents by crime type, arrest data, field contacts, trespassed subjects, wanted persons, active stolen vehicles and other emerging trends occurring throughout the city in order to provide actionable intelligence to the entire agency to reduce emerging crime trends.