Criminal information analyst / investigator Job at Hennepin County, Minneapolis, MN

  • Hennepin County
  • Minneapolis, MN

Job Description


.The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Criminal Intelligence division is seeking two Criminal Information Analyst/Investigators. These positions will perform a wide range of analysis of information relating to criminal activities in support of law enforcement and criminal investigations.

Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit the employee referral program page.

Location and hours:

These positions are on-site at the 701 Building located at 701 South 4th Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55417. The primary work schedule is variable 10-hour shifts, Monday through Saturday between the hours of 4 p.m. and 2 a.m. but can include occasional overtime and holidays.

About these position types:
These positions are full-time, benefit earning, limited duration position.
These positions are internally classified as an Investigator.
Click here to view the job classification specification. In these positions, you will:
  • Research, compile, and analyze map crime trends and patterns; detect and describe tactical, administrative, strategic links and trends in crimes; perform crime analysis in support of law enforcement efforts.
  • Assist patrol, investigative, and administrative staff in planning the deployment of resources for the prevention, intervention, and suppression of criminal activities.
  • Provide investigative case support to assist in criminal investigations.
  • Act as a liaison to all Hennepin County Sheriff's Office and neighboring law enforcement crime analysis details; respond to inquiries from law enforcement and other agencies.
  • Gather, research, and analyze information to develop criminal information products.
Need to have:
  • One of the following:
    • Five years or more of investigation, law enforcement, or military investigator experience.
    • Associate degree in criminal justice, law enforcement, business/public administration, sociology, statistics, crime analysis, information technology, psychology, or a closely related field and three years or more of investigation, law enforcement, or military investigator experience.
    • Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, law enforcement, business/public administration, sociology, statistics, crime analysis, information technology, psychology and one year or more of investigation, law enforcement, or military investigator experience.
Nice to have:

  • Experience:
    • In military intelligence including counterdrug analyst experience.
    • Working with crime or trend analysis.
    • Analyzing and interpreting complex statistical data and creating graphic representations of data; specifically, in an investigative or law enforcement setting.
    • Collecting, researching, and interpreting data and information from a variety of sources and preparing reports using reporting tools.
    • Creating queries to extract data from relational databases.
    • Presenting data to groups in various settings.
    • Performing statistical or crime analysis in an investigative or law enforcement setting.
    • Working with federal, state, and local law enforcement databases.
    • Working with Arc GIS Mapping, I2 analytical software, and Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge in:
    • Using data formatting and reporting tools in Microsoft Excel (especially use of sort function, filters, pivot tables, and data duplication).
    • Researching and data analysis methods and techniques.
  • Ability to:
    • Collect, assemble, analyze, evaluate evidence, statistics, and other pertinent information to draw logical conclusions to solve crimes.
    • Apply problem solving skills and make data driven recommendations for action.
    • Maintain confidential data and comply with data privacy requirements.

About the department:
The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office serves the county's 1.2 million residents. State law mandates most of the sheriff's office duties, including managing the county jail, providing security to the district court, and patrolling the waterways in the county.

The Sheriff's Office also runs specialized initiatives like Criminal Information Sharing and Analysis (CISA), Violent Offender Task Force (VOTF), Crime Scene Investigation, Criminal Investigation, Community Outreach, and Employee Wellness. The mission of the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is: Providing quality professional services while building meaningful relationships that are sustainable within our communities, and with our partners, to ensure justice and safety for all.

About Hennepin County:
Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals - that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.

Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge (log in as Guest).

Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.

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This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies.

Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Final candidates may be required to complete a drug test that may include testing for cannabis and/or a criminal background check.

If you have any questions, please contact:
Lidy Vu

Job Tags

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