Crime Intelligence Analyst

City of San Antonio
Full Time 30 or more per week $47,830 - $71,745 Per year TX San Antonio Police, 555 Academic Ct, San Antonio, TX 78204, United States


Under general supervision, is responsible for performing crime and intelligence analysis work for the purpose of reporting and presenting crime information, statistical trends, and criminal intelligence gatherings. Exercises no supervision. 

Work Location
Public Safety Headquarters; 315 S. Santa Rosa, San Antonio, TX (78205)

Work Hours
7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday 

Essential Job Functions

  • Collects, analyzes, and distributes raw data extracted from numerous law enforcement data sources and compiles data into viable criminal intelligence information for investigative and planning purposes.
  • Collects and coordinates information and intelligence; organizes, analyzes and prioritizes; determines reliability and validity.
  • Develops link analysis, time/temporal analysis, telephone toll analysis, criminal threat analysis, crime incidents maps, or
    computerized charts to organize investigations.
  • Prepares case reports, charts, graphs and maps congruent with established procedures for management review as well as police command and field operations use.
  • Facilitates the transfer of crime information between local and regional facilities.
  • Maintains intelligence database, indexes findings, and reviews publications.
  • May testify regarding the methodology employed in casework findings in court or official proceedings, as needed.
  • Attends and participates in scheduled departmental and professional meetings.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • One (1) year of experience in public administration, law enforcement or related field.
  • Applicants for this position must pass a Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) fingerprint-based background check and maintain CJIS eligibility. Due to CJIS requirements related to system access, the following will result in being disqualified for this position: Felony Convictions, Felony Deferred Adjudication, Class A & B Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication, Class B Misdemeanor Convictions, an Open Arrest for Any Criminal Offense (Felony or Misdemeanor), and Family Violence Convictions.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Criminal Justice or related field.
  • Must be able to communicate, verbally and in writing, including technical writing.
  • Experienced with computers; experience using industry standard software and reasonable keyboarding skills.
Applicant Information
  • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing.  Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
  • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.  
  • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months.  One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
  • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks.  If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of law enforcement operations and procedures
  • Knowledge of the functions and organization of local, state, and federal government.
  • Knowledge of law enforcement systems and software.
  • Knowledge of crime analysis methodologies and practices.
  • Knowledge of statistical research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures.
  • Skill in utilizing a personal computer and associated software programs, such as GIS and graphic design concepts.
  • Ability to interpret, compare, and analyze law enforcement information.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, management, and the public.
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, and use rational judgment in making work-related decisions.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to deliver formal presentations to small and large groups.
  • Ability to perform all the physical requirements of the position, with or without accommodations.
  • Working conditions are primarily in an office environment.