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Analyst 1, CyberTipline, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (Job)

Great opportunity to apply your analytical skills for a wonderful cause!

NCMEC, a non-profit organization based in Alexandria, VA is hiring in the CyberTipline. We are looking for team members to analyze, review and process child sexual exploitation reports received by CyberTipline and make information available to appropriate law enforcement agencies. Analysts conduct background research on CyberTipline leads, using both internal and external sources of information, including OSINT, in an effort to assist law enforcement in their investigations and help to rescue children from exploitative situations.

Information from CyberTipline is also used to inform the public for patterns, trends and prevention messaging.

Position involves the review of sensitive and graphic content.

Full time day shift (9-5pm)/ full time mid shift (12 – 8pm)/ temporary (12 month) day shift positions available. Please check specific postings before applying.

Excel Easy (Website)

Fully illustrated Microsoft Excel tutorial + 300 examples. 100% free.

Crime Analyst- Castle Rock, Colorado (Job)

This position exists to provide Crime Analysis services to a customer of LexisNexis to include tactical, strategic, administrative, and operational analysis of their data to provide decision makers in the agency with the actionable intelligence they need. Additionally, this position will serve as a subject matter expert on LexisNexis products that are in use at the customer site by providing training and guidance on how to utilize them effectively. The role also may create, maintain and enhance product design and related documentation and to effective communicate with internal and external clients, management and LexisNexis functional areas by presenting problem resolution, product information and status reports in a professional manner.

This position is embedded at the Castle Rock CO PD.

Please visit our Website for details on this position.


The Zebra (Website)

5 Things to Do Immediately If Your Car Is Stolen: When we experience traumatic events, it can be difficult to think clearly and logically. Having guidelines and sets of steps can help immensely. A suddenly absent car certainly qualifies as traumatic, and victims often feel lucky if they remember where they keep their auto insurance card. We hope you never have to use the following checklist, but if your car is stolen, here's what to do.

Management Crime Analyst - New Bedford, MA  (Job)

Reads and interprets crime reports from various sources. Performs technical, analytical and administrative duties related to crime and criminal intelligence. Researches, collects and analyzes data to identify and formulate conclusions about crime trends; assists in the development of proactive strategies for the prevention and suppression of criminal activity. BA in criminology, criminal science, criminal psychology, geographic information systems, criminal justice or related field preferred, and at least two years' experience as a crime analyst or other associated analyst field preferred. Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database software, and functions of law enforcement. Salary $58,957 - $73,703. For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov or contact the Personnel Dept., personnel@newbedford-ma.gov. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. EEO

New Bedford has a residency requirement.

Investigative Crime & Criminal Threat Analyst for San Manuel Casino - Highland, California  (Job)

The Security Risk Analyst position is a newly-created role within the Department of Public Safety (DPS). Under the direction of Manager, Enterprise Security Services / Solutions (ESS/S Manager), and in conjunction with the Risk Management Department, the Security Risk Analyst conducts quantitative and qualitative analysis and assessments of existing and emerging security-related risks to the enterprise.

The successful candidate will be instrumental in establishing the program and developing SOPs. Ideally, the candidate will have a good understanding of law enforcement analytics, crime mapping and presentation skills. The organization is eager to provide any tools or training necessary to help establish a "best in class" program. See website for further information

Crime Analyst (Somerville Police Department, Somerville, MA) (Job)

Statement of Duties
The Crime Analyst will be responsible for performing tactical, strategic and administrative analysis under the direction of the Senior Crime Analyst for the purpose of identifying and resolving crime patterns and trends, as well as to assist in general operations, planning and problem solving. The Crime Analyst makes frequent use of records-management, data management, and presentation software to conduct research and present their results.

Please view the complete job description here: https://www.somervillema.gov/residents/job-postings/crime-analyst

Intelligence Analyst (Job)

Incumbent will investigate, perform research and conduct Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) necessary to support the company's efforts to protect the Intellectual Property Rights of multiple world famous brand owners through detailed investigations, reports and analytical functions. Incumbent will be responsible for gathering data and intelligence related to the company's efforts to protect the interests of the company's clients in a dynamic fast-paced work environment.

Case Closed Cloud™ (Software)

Case Closed Cloud™ is a leading cloud-based investigation case management platform for law enforcement, task forces, state bureaus and other investigative agencies. There is no software to install, no database to manage, no servers to manage. Point your browser to Case Closed Cloud, and start working on cases.

Features of Case Closed Cloud include CJIS-compliant case management, case actions, tasks, tips, leads, confidential informants, criminal intelligence, a robust gang database, advanced investigation analytics, link analysis, reporting capabilities, evidence management, collections, and much more.

Case Closed is owned and operated by Crime Technology Solutions, LLC, a proud, long-standing partner of IACA.

Spreadsheeto (Website)

Spreadsheeto launched in late 2015 and have published more than 100 Excel tutorials. All tutorials are updated for Excel 2016 and very in-depth. +90% of the tutorials contain free exercise files as well, making it easy for the reader to apply the material. The tutorials are primarily minded for the beginner and/or intermediate Excel-user.

California State University, Fullerton - Crime and Intelligence Analysis (Crime Analysis Certificate Program)

The Crime and Intelligence Analysis Certificate provides specialized training in how to identify and define crime trends, problems and patterns, and to use your research and analysis to create tactics and strategies that lead to an effective police response.
Graduates of the Crime and Intelligence Analysis Certificate receive five key benefits:

A certificate from the California Department of Justice designating you as a Certified Crime & Intelligence Analyst
A certificate from the Law Enforcement Intelligence Units demonstrating completion of this program
A Crime and Intelligence Analysis Certificate from Cal State Fullerton demonstrating completion of this program
"On-the-job training" through a 400-hour practicum/internship with a law enforcement agency
National certification that is recognized in other states
The Crime and Intelligence Analysis Certificate consists of eight required courses totaling 188 hours of lecture and discussion. All courses are held on the CSUF campus.

Cyber Intelligence Analyst - Torrance, CA (Job)

Incumbent will investigate, perform research and conduct Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) necessary to support the company's efforts to protect the Intellectual Property Rights of multiple world famous brand owners through detailed investigations, reports and analytical functions. Incumbent will be responsible for gathering data and intelligence related to the company's efforts to protect the interests of the company's clients in a dynamic fast-paced work environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for supporting global brand protection for multiple brands worldwide.
• Conduct investigations in an undercover capacity via online, phone, and/or email.
• Complete purchases from websites, sellers, and/or social media platforms.
• Coordinate research leads on subjects related to criminal or illicit activities with an emphasis on involvement in counterfeit product manufacturing and distribution.

Please email resume & cover letter to jobs@investigativeconsultants.com

Sintelix (Software)

The Sintelix enterprise analytic platform thrives on unstructured data. Sintelix has been tailored to provide solutions for Law Enforcement, Intelligence and Cyber Security.

Sintelix offers unparalleled information extraction capabilities including: entity and relationship extraction at high accuracy in many languages. Vast quantities of unstructured data can be combined to create accurate entity networks linked to topic analyses and community structure decompositions.

Visualisations include: listings, tables, maps, link charts and timelines. Unlike other products, Sintelix simultaneously excels in analytical power, accuracy, speed, scalability, configurability and ability to integrate.

www.datawalk.com (Software)

DataWalk is a next-generation enterprise-class platform for revealing patterns, relationships, and anomalies for fraud detection, public safety (LEA), and intelligence operations. DataWalk is secure and requires minimal technical support thereby significantly decreasing operational and maintenance costs.

Using a modern, big-data technology stack, combined with a user-friendly visual interface, DataWalk eliminates the restrictions of data silos, allowing agencies to rapidly import and blend data from multiple sources. DataWalk provides a singular data view using intuitive visualizations including histograms, link diagrams, maps, and timelines. New displays, styles, interfaces, or plug-ins are easily accommodated.

DataWalk uses advanced analytics for faster intelligence-led decision making through secure workflows for accurate, complete, and consistent results. It’s a highly flexible system delivering agile and adaptive analytics where new data sources are quickly and easily integrated

Crime Analyst Intern -Chino (CA) Police Department (Job)

Crime Analysis Interns work alongside current Crime Analysts in the Crime Analysis Unit and the Real Time Crime Center. Under direct supervision, performs a variety of routine clerical tasks, prepares correspondence and reports; and, does related work as assigned. Must be available to work weekdays, weekends and holidays, with days and hours to be adjusted to meet the needs of the Department. Please see the essential functions below for specific details. Crime Analysis Internship Program Applicants are required to be currently enrolled in a Crime and Intelligence Analysis program.

Chino Police Department Crime Analysis Internship Program Applicants are required to be currently enrolled in a Crime and Intelligence Analysis program and be available 15-20 hours per week.

Data Analytic Specialists/Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police/Charlotte, NC (Job)

This position’s primary responsibility is directly related to the analysis of data for the purpose of providing decision support mechanisms to police personnel in the form of administrative, criminal, intelligence, tactical and strategic analysis . Applicants must be able to perform research related to criminal activity; assist in analyzing data from a variety of databases in an effort to identify suspects, generate leads, and evaluate and report on crime series, trends and patterns; assist in preparing crime summaries, statistical reports, spreadsheets, charts, maps and diagrams; present findings to both internal and external audiences; and perform a variety of specialized studies. For additional information and to apply online, please visit the City of Charlotte's Job website.

Case Closed™ | Visallo™ Advanced Analytics (Software)

Produce more rigorous and defensible conclusions with software designed to help you discover, visualize, and understand complex relationships hidden in massive amounts of data. Long time IACA Sponsor Case Closed Software has teamed up with Visallo, an analyst-driven investigation software platform used to visualize, analyze, and fuse together the data sources you care about most. The solution is designed for agencies who want the power of Palantir Technologies®, without the massive costs and ongoing services drain.

The solution provides access to all of your investigation data in one system, allows you to manage cases in a single collaborative environment, and extracts valuable information from disparate data sources. The software is designed with built-in features such as link analysis, geospatial analysis, advanced path finding, charting, and multi-media search capabilities to query and access all your data in one place. Visit www.caseclosedsoftware.com/crimeanalysis

LexisNexis Accurint Phone Search to Locate Hard-to-Find Persons (Article)

The new LexisNexis Accurint Real-Time Phones Search now provides primary phone contact information 50 percent more accurate than competitive solutions thanks to enhanced data-matching intelligence and more data sources to draw from.

Crime Analyst Graduate Certificate (University of Colorado Denver) (Crime Analysis Certificate Program)

The School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver offers an online and campus based Crime Analyst Graduate Certificate program.The program can be completed as a standalone graduate certificate, or it can be included as part of the Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ) degree program. The program emphasizes criminal justice and criminology-related subjects, but the analytical skills learned in the program can be transferred to non-criminal justice and criminology fields too. Courses are taught by experienced analysts and tenure track professors. Students gain practical skills and insight while also gaining important theoretical and methodological knowledge. The Crime Analyst Certificate requires the successful completion of 5 graduate level classes: Criminal Justice Research Methods; Criminal Justice Statistics; Qualitative Research Methods; Law Enforcement Analysis; and Intelligence Writing and Briefing.

PROVE (Prediction of Repeat Offending and Victimization in the Environment) (Software)

Please read the full abstract regarding this research and free software tool on the NCJRS website here: (https://nij.gov/topics/law-enforcement/strategies/Pages/research-on-repeat-crime-risk-leads-to-software-tool-development.aspx).

Annotation: This web page profiles and provides free downloading access to the beta version of a software tool that enables law enforcement agencies to forecast the risk for particular types of crime by geographic location.

Abstract: The acronym for the software is PROVE (Prediction of Repeat Offending and Victimization in the Environment), The research team that developed PROVE partnered with Azavea, a Philadelphia-based company that creates civic geospatial software and data analytics for the web. The research team examined Philadelphia statistics for crimes that included homicide, rape, aggravated assault, robbery, burglary, and motor vehicle theft. Researchers also considered long-term and short-term risk and near-repeat crimes on a 2-week timeframe.

BCS - MARVLIS Forecast LE (Software)

MARVLIS Forecast LE is the latest evolution in the MARVLIS family of products.  Leveraging the power of ArcGIS Server, key information is distributed throughout the department using a series of portals, or dashboards, designed for any level user. Currently, MARVLIS Forecast LE consists of three finished modules; COMPSTAT, Admin Stats Dashboard, & Operations Monitor. Three more modules are in development; Patrol Client, Tactical, & Investigative.
The COMPSTAT module is designed to make departmental meetings easy.  Agency data is compiled and categorized for the previous 4 weeks into a simple interface, enabling anyone in the department to conduct scheduled or impromptu meetings.  Whether used for routine COMPSTAT-style meetings, Neighborhood Watch programs, or pre-shift assemblies, the COMPSTAT module of MARVLIS Forecast LE presents agency data in a clean, professional display for all audiences

It’s often a challenge to present large amounts of data in a format that can be easily understood.  The Admin Stats module of Forecast LE does just that.  Using a series of graphs linked with an intelligent map, this module gives departmental access to major agency data types and analysis in an intuitive display.  Part 1 and 2 crimes, field contacts, traffic, and calls for service information and statistics can be viewed by code, date range, jurisdictional boundary, shift, and more making it easy for officers and staff to get the intel they need without adding to your analyst workload.

The Operations Monitor module provides a real-time, tactical display of active 911 calls and AVL positions and statuses.  The intuitive interface presents a variety of metrics showing fleet load and distribution of activity by zone combined with real-time data such as traffic, weather warnings/radar, DOT information, and traffic camera access.  Leveraging your organizational GIS data in conjunction with Esri basemaps and a variety of real-time data feeds, Operations Monitor helps decision makers by integrating all these data into one holistic display. ​

Signal – Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) & Social Media Monitoring (Software)

Signal is an OSINT platform developed to meet the needs of Law Enforcement, Corporate Security & Emergency Services – not your traditional marketing department.

Alongside monitoring traditional social media like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube you can drill down into blogs and forums critical to your operation.

Use in real time as a tactical tool to inform staff at the at the scene or query feeds historically to drive prevention at a strategic level.

SmartForce BulletinWizard (Software)

The First and Only Research-Based Bulletin Maker for Law Enforcement

Templates for Pattern Bulletins, Officer Safety Bulletins, and BOLO’s, Spatial Mapping, and How-To Video Tutorial

Preferred by Crime Analysts, Detectives, Patrol
Takes less time to create
Saves in PDF format
Securely created in the CJIS Compliant Microsoft Cloud


Create the right Bulletins every time in half the time!

GangBuster™ Gang Intelligence Database (Software)

GangBuster™ is a low price / high performance gang intelligence database system designed by former law enforcement officers.

GangBuster™ is a multi-agency gang tracking software database. The solution is developed by the people at www.caseclosedsoftware.com and www.crimetechsolutions.com. GangBuster is a comprehensive gang intelligence database for tracking such data as:

Gang Types
Gang Identifiers
Gang Qualifiers/Qualifications
Gang Activity

GangBuster includes an approval process, a purging process and a regular review of the data so that it is current. The software includes an interface to link analysis software and other systems including crime analytics, criminal intelligence systems, and our Case Closed™ investigative case management software for law enforcement.

Crime Tech Weekly (Website)

Crime Tech Weekly provides an array of news and insights related to crime analysis and investigations. From our weekly "5 craziest crimes' segment to our in-depth look at complex policing and technology strategies, Crime Tech Weekly is a free resource provided by IACA sponsor Crime Tech Solutions, a provider of crime analytics software with geospatial mapping, sophisticated link analysis, investigative case management software, gang intelligence systems, law enforcement mobile applications, and 28 CFR Part 23 criminal intelligence software.
Crime Tech Weekly can be found at www.crimetechsolutions.com/blog

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