Criminal Analyst Job Description

A criminal analyst is someone who is tasked with analyzing evidence collected from crime scenes.

Often, analysts will be tasked with analyzing fingerprints, blood or DNA samples, ballistics, or fingerprints.

An analyst will usually work in a lab and will be responsible for handling evidence, photographing it and measuring it.

The analyst will use the results of their analysis to determine what it means, not only in a forensic sense but also in relation to the chances that a particular individual committed the crime.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for talented Criminal Analysts to join our team! We need individuals who are able to think critically and creatively to help us solve complex crimes. If you have a passion for justice and a desire to make a difference, then we want you!

Criminal Analyst Duties:

  • Improve organization’s security by developing and implementing guidelines and procedures to detect and prevent crime
  • Design and develop tools for analyzing crime data
  • Identify, analyze, and report on trends and emerging crime issues
  • Evaluate and test new methods and procedures
  • Report findings to management

Criminal Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Research and analyze criminal cases, including fingerprints, firearms, crime scenes, interview notes, photographs, and reports
  • Maintain an accurate and complete database of all criminal and civil cases
  • Develop and maintain a filing system of case files
  • Prepare reports and documents for direct supervisor and court
  • Research and analyze criminal and civil cases, including fingerprints, firearms, crime scenes, interview notes, photographs, and reports
  • Establish and maintain a network of contacts within the criminal justice and legal communities
  • Perform related duties as assigned

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences, Criminal Justice, or related field
  • 2+ years’ experience as a criminal analyst
  • Knowledge of federal and state criminal laws, procedures, and regulations
  • Knowledge of local courts and law enforcement
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • High

Company Name is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from all races, religions, national origins, genders, , , gender expressions, and ages.

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