County of SacramentoSacramento 95814
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Crime And Intelligence Analyst

County of Sacramento
Full Time, Permanent Sacramento County Sheriff Department, 720 9th St, Sacramento, CA 95814, United States Apply before 10/4/2023 5:00


This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00pm on:9/20/23, 10/4/23 (final)
Under general supervision, the Crime and Intelligence Analyst performs professional analysis and validation of crime and intelligence data and information; develops comprehensive and reliable predictive and descriptive reports for tactical and strategic use; and provides related assistance to detectives, investigators, and prosecutors.
Examples of Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of

  • Principles and practices of crime and intelligence analysis, including collecting, validating, analyzing, and disseminating crime and intelligence data; predicting and forecasting of future criminal activity; developing target criminal profiles; documenting associations and relationships between people, organizations, and events; the use of statistical and logic methods to solve crime problems; and the use of technology to document activities and locations
  • State and Federal privacy and civil liberty statutes associated with criminal justice operating systems
  • Applicable laws, codes, and regulations, including limitations on data collections and retention
  • Functions, authorities, and responsibilities of the various criminal justice agencies
  • Application of various computer software for crime and intelligence analysis, including spreadsheets, logic/hypothesis testing, mapping/GIS, charting and graphing, and others
  • English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and effective writing techniques
Ability to
  • Find, compile, analyze, and validate credibility of information and data
  • Develop and test hypotheses, forecasts, and predictions regarding criminal activity
  • Assist in the development of tactical and strategic responses to criminal activity
  • Operate a variety of computer software applications, including mapping, graphing, charting, databases, spreadsheets, and others
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of data, records, reports, bulletins, and correspondence
  • Read, understand, interpret, and apply law enforcement codes and regulations
  • Communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively verbally and in writing
  • Make verbal presentations
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships, including maintaining courteous and cooperative behavior under adverse circumstances
  • Operate standard office equipment
Employment Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice, crime analysis, intelligence studies, homeland security, geographic information systems, statistics, applied mathematics, data mining, computer science, public or business administration, or a closely related field


Two years full-time, paid experience in a law enforcement, military, or governmental intelligence agency in which the primary duty was collecting, validating, analyzing, and disseminating crime- and/or intelligence-related data for purposes of predicting and forecasting future criminal activity.

Note: Possession of a Certificate of Completion in Crime and Intelligence Analysis issued by the California Department of Justice may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

Note: If the word “experience” is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable.   Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements.

Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice.

General Qualifications

Criminal History and Background Checks: The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate’s ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained.

The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act.

Security Clearance Requirement: Incumbents in this class may be required to obtain and maintain a Secret or Top Secret security clearance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

License Requirement: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, may be required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Working Conditions: 
Some positions in this class require the incumbent to:
  • Work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.
  • Work in a detention or investigative facility and be in direct contact with inmates or suspects.
  • Work in a locked, secure facility with restricted access.
  • Work overtime without advance notice as required.
Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Probationary Period

The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months.
Application and Testing Information

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by on the posted cut-off date. Click  to apply.   

  • Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. 
  • Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.
  • Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date.
  • Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified.
  • A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application.
Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response.  Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered.All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. Click  for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)