The Erie Crime Analysis Center (ECAC) is a partnership with the Buffalo Police Department, Erie County Sheriffs' Dept., NYS Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS), New York State Police, Erie County Probation, NYS Parole, and Erie County District Attorney's Office. The mission of the Erie Crime Analysis Center (ECAC) is to assist law enforcement agencies in Erie County by providing analysis and intelligence products which improve law enforcement's capacity to more effectively prevent and reduce part I crime in the City of Buffalo and Erie County.
In this role, the Crime analyst will perform a variety of research and analytical tasks such as:
Collect, compile, validate, interpret and analyze data and trends using standard practices and techniques of crime and/or law enforcement intelligence analysis
May perform statistical, spatial, and/or qualitative analyses as needed, making use of standard software packages
Work on assignments that are moderately complex under direct or indirect supervision, where there is latitude for independent action and decision-making
Prepare and deliver reports and presentations of analytic results
For non-internal applicants: a selected candidate will have to complete and pass a background check prior to appointment.
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Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice, criminology, public administration, computer information systems, computer science or a related field.
New York State Level One Crime Analyst Certification
Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential. Communication with all police ranks as well as local, state and federal agencies may be necessary.
Knowledge of the criminal justice process.
Understanding of basic social science research methods: concepts and techniques of measurement and analysis, and interpretation of results.
Experience with databases, spreadsheets, statistical computing and/or geographic information systems is desired.
Experience in the field of criminology, criminal justice research, computer information systems, computer science or criminal justice policy.
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowl¬edge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society.