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Current Openings:

 Avondale Crime Analyst Tech Vista Position
Avondale Police Department

  • The VISTA member will be assigned to the Avondale Police Department in the Crime Analysis and Community Services Units. The VISTA member will develop, train and support a VISTA volunteer crime analyst who will provide valuable crime statistics information to the VISTA volunteer Community Services Liaison who will in turn engage with the community to provide valuable crime prevention education. The VISTA member will also market and promote crime prevention education to enhance community awareness.

For more information on this position, click here!


Research Analyst VI
Juvenile Justice Services
All positions are open until filled.

The Juvenile Justice Services Division (JJSD) is responsible for the effective administration of juvenile justice programs for delinquent and incorrigible youth in coordination with the juvenile courts. We are seeking a highly organized, detail oriented individual with proficient technical skills. This individual will work closely with the Research Manager to produce statistical and analytical research and data reporting for the Juvenile Justice Services Division. This includes developing and deploying county and statewide data reports, maintaining those reports, resolving technical issues, and coaching/training less experienced analysts and report writers in county departments. This position will also serve as an assistant to the Manager on research projects performing a number of support functions. Lastly, this position works through committees on innovative and complex, long-term projects to improve juvenile justice services statewide, such as the Minor Victims of Sex Trafficking and Crossover Youth initiatives. For these initiatives, this position will serve as a project lead with a high level of responsibility and accountability.

For more information, and to apply, please complete and submit an application online at:


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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
Contact Candace Hammond

Phoenix Police Department
Contact Rene Brugman

Scottsdale Police Department
Contact the CAU

Tempe Police Department
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