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Current Openings:

Tempe Police Department CIC Investigative Assistants
Tempe Police Department

ESSENTIAL JOB TASKS:
  • The Investigative Assistants will be assigned to the Tempe Police Department in the Crime and Intelligence Center. The Investigative Assistant will perform comprehensive records checks of persons involved in criminal cases; compile criminal history packets which include collecting photographs, fingerprints and reports from a variety of agencies using investigative tools. They will also be responsible for interpreting criminal history reports, received from CARNAC, ACJIS and other sources, for the detectives of the Tempe Police Department.
 For more information on this position, click here!

 

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Other Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities:

Each agency is different and while some may encourage volunteers, other may not be allowed to hire a volunteer. Please check with each agency individually. For a list of current member agencies, click here.

Internship Opportunities:

Chandler Police Department
http://chandlerpd.com/stats/internship/
Contact Candace Hammond
Candace.Hammond@ChandlerAZ.gov

Phoenix Police Department
Contact Rene Brugman
Rene.Brugman@phoenix.gov

Scottsdale Police Department
http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/Police/about/adminbureau/Crime_Analysis/CAU_Internship_Info
Contact the CAU
CAU@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

Tempe Police Department
http://tempe.gov/index.aspx?page=1439
Tactical/Intel Internships: britani_bearup@tempe.gov
Administrative/Strategic Internships: noah.fritz@tempe.gov

 

Job Descriptions/Required Skills:

While every agency utilizes their analysts in different ways, and therefore, will request a different skill set, there are certain skills that every analyst should possess.

*A good analyst will have:

  • A solid understanding of criminal behavior
  • Through knowledge of the analyst’s particular jurisdiction
  • Knowledge of research methods
  • Ability to collect, manage, collate, and query data
  • Ability to understand and synthesize crime information
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Ability to calculate descriptive, inferential, and multivariate statistics, and to create meaningful charts and graphs based on those statistics
  • Understanding of demographic analysis
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong computer skills, including databases, desktop publishing and word processing, spreadsheets, and statistical packages
  • Ability to use a Geographic Information System (GIS) and a thorough understanding of spatial analysis and spatial statistics
  • Presentation skills
  • Interpersonal communications skills