Crime Statistics Specialist

  • 008320

SUMMARY: Under limited supervision, compiles statistical data; reports and develops geographical information system maps for statistics on crimes, calls for service, arrests and related information; and performs related duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
  1. Answers phone calls and inquiries from public regarding statistic availability.
  2. Prepares statistical reports for geographical areas as requested.
  3. Ensures that department is reporting to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement within established guidelines.
  4. Performs computer maintenance duties as needed, including downloading information from the records management system, follow up on rejected addresses, etc.
  5. Conducts special projects to ensure data integrity and accurate statistical reporting.
  6. Updates code tables for records management system.
  • Knowledge of statistics as used in the law enforcement community.
  • Knowledge of basic criminology techniques.
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulations affecting work.
  • Knowledge of uniform crime reporting standards.
  • Knowledge of departmental policies and procedures.
  • Skill in entering data into a computer.
  • Skill in preparing statistical reports.
  • Skill in the use of geographical information systems.
  • Skill in maintaining complex data.
  • Skill in operating standard office equipment including a personal computer and related software.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work involves light work generally in an office setting. There is frequent need to sit, talk or hear, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. The City of West Palm Beach promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED and three (3) years clerical experience in a law enforcement environment, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

FLSA Code: Non Exempt
Last revision date: October 2001
Overtime: Yes
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