This position collects, analyzes and disseminates accurate and timely crime statistics and other information to assist departmental personnel in the performance of their duties; and performs related work as required. The incumbent works according to some procedures but decides how or when to do things; work is reviewed regularly by supervisor.


  • Gathers information regarding criminal activities and trends from a variety of sources, including incident reports, SLED reports, and state and national crime reports;
  • Researches and identifies patterns in criminal activity to project trends;
  • Develops and test crime prediction and resource allocation statistical models;
  • Enters data into the computer; analyzes data and prepares daily, weekly monthly and special reports for the department, City and other agencies as required;
  • Receives and responds to in-house and external requests for statistical data and other department information;
  • Assists in monitoring gang activity;
  • Establishes and maintains an effective record-keeping system;
  • Performs other general administrative / clerical work, including but not limited to copying and filing documents, sending and receiving faxes, answering the telephone, etc.;
  • Assists in training new employees as assigned;
  • Attends training, meetings, seminars, etc., as required to enhance job knowledge and skills; and
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Associate’s degree in business, data processing or closely related field;
  • Three (3) years of relevant prior experience;
  • Valid South Carolina Class “D” Driver’s License.


The work is considered sedentary in nature and involves walking or standing some of the time, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, and routine keyboard operations.