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About Position

Research and analyze criminal activities in support of operational goals and mission to implement and support Intelligence-Led Policing (ILP). Provide short-term and long-term crime and intelligence analysis to law enforcement personnel and other components to assist in the identification of on-going and emerging crime patterns and trends, serious and prolific offenders, and criminal groups and organizations.

Duties & Responsibilities

Note: Depending on assigned responsibilities, employees may perform some or all of the duties below.

  • Research and analyze criminal intelligence data in response to requests for assistance in solving crimes.
  • Analyze daily criminal activity reports to identify methods of operation, trends, and possible suspects to assist law enforcement personnel to solve or prevent crimes.
  • Update computerized crime data files to maintain the latest information on possible suspects, organized criminals, subversive organizations, and known career criminals.
  • Prepare and distribute current criminal intelligence information reports to internal staff and other agencies to keep them apprised of current information.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, and procedures used in crime research and analysis.
  • Working knowledge of research methods and crime analysis techniques.
  • Working knowledge of computer database and spreadsheet systems.
  • Some knowledge of the Uniformed Crime Reporting (UCR) system.
  • Some knowledge of the principles of law enforcement administration and crime prevention.
  • Ability to collect, organize, and evaluate data and develop logical conclusions.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain work related records.
  • Ability to prepare and present reports.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively with others.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instruction.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.

Required Minimum Education & Experience

  • A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate.
  • Three years of experience analyzing data, identifying trends and patterns and developing trend charts/graphs, and writing summary reports.
OR
  • An associate's degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a major in a behavioral or social science, criminal justice, mathematics, statistics or business administration.
  • Two years of experience analyzing data, identifying trends and patterns and developing trend charts/graphs, and writing summary reports.
OR
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a major in a behavioral or social science, criminal justice, homeland security, mathematics, statistics, public or business administration, or geographic information systems.
  • One year of experience analyzing data, identifying trends and patterns and developing trend charts/graphs, and writing summary reports.
OR
  • Successful completion of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Intelligence Analyst Trainee program.

Required Pre-Employment Testing

  • A passing score on pre-employment testing.

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Experience with a law enforcement or military agency performing technical tasks, such as: identifying, extracting, collating, and analyzing data from databases and/or record management systems, operating computer systems to utilize information from NCIC or UCR, or typing investigative reports and/or analytical findings. 
  • Experience and/or knowledge of GIS mapping applications and other analytical software.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Attendance at the specified Sheriff's Office work location is required.
  • Depending on assignment, employees may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No visible tattoos on face, head, and neck. Tattoos determined to take away from the professional appearance of the Sheriff's Office must be covered with an appropriate white, black, or neutral covering.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 12 months.
  • No felony convictions within lifetime.
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
  • No dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
  • Successful completion of a background investigation including criminal, reference, employment, and neighborhood checks; polygraph; medical evaluation; and drug screening.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our applicants and employees is critical to our success as a community partner. We seek to offer employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical/mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, and military/veteran status. We proudly recognize veterans' preference and are committed to a drug-free and tobacco-free workplace. Job information is updated daily at noon.