Company: Lake County, IL
Posted on: November 14, 2021
Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization
that provides rewarding compensation, an excellent benefit package
and career growth opportunities? If so, Lake County Government is
the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our
goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working
with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the
work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work
This position involves the independent and collaborative
collection, analysis, and dissemination of crime related
intelligence. The Crime Analyst works closely with law enforcement
officers during the course of criminal investigations. Information
for analysis is gathered from a variety of sources including
investigative reports, public records, law enforcement-sensitive
databases, court records, open sources including social media,
recorded inmate conversations, seized documents, surveillance
reports, cooperating sources, and court ordered telephone
intercepts while maintaining strict confidence of law enforcement
sensitive (LES) information. The Crime Analyst manages complex
projects involving linking people and assets to continuing criminal
enterprises, assessing the structure of criminal organizations and
their assets and activities. The scope and intended product of each
project will be varied. Serves as a confidential employee.
- Studies criminal organizations' relationships, patterns and
- Focuses on organized crime such as street gang operations, drug
trafficking, money laundering, gun trafficking, human trafficking,
gang-related violent crime.
- Establishes criminal profiles that include prior crimes and
criminal relationships to aid in making a connection between
members and the organization.
- Uses telephone toll analysis to plot telephone activity, and
use geo-located cell tower data to plot call activity
- Accesses and uses law-enforcement sensitive databases and other
datasets to gather information for analysis.
- Links and charts suspects to criminal organizations or
- Studies subpoenaed financial records and public records to
investigate money laundering and prepares analyses.
- Assists law enforcement to corroborate or discredit information
gathered in the field.
- Provides special reports to heads of law enforcement
organizations or task forces as needed.
- Provides expert opinion on generic and specific issues of
potential sources of corroborative information, intelligence
analysis products, gang membership, activities, or events to law
enforcement decision makers.
- Acts as an investigative and intelligence consultant on matters
of intelligence research to analyze whether there are any possible
new leads or means of obtaining or discovering new information in
pending investigations, while maintaining strict confidence of
law-enforcement sensitive information.
- Determines and justifies training and specialized software and
- Testifies in court as to investigative analyses completed.
- Interacts with organizations and the public in matters of law
enforcement data and criminal intelligence awareness under
direction of the State's Attorney.
- Trains and collaborates with partner Analysts as needed.
- Knowledge of the structure of and partnerships between federal,
state and local law enforcement intelligence-capable
- Knowledge of law enforcement operations, records, databases,
and de-confliction procedures.
- Knowledge of crime intelligence analysis and crime mapping
hardware and software and what such resources are available.
- Ability to successfully use IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook
- Ability to successfully use County-specific technology and
general office software.
- Ability to successfully participate in undercover law
- Knowledge of proper use of police radios and communication
- Knowledge of open-source data collection and social media
platforms and tools, as well as professional ethical use of social
medial for law enforcement purposes. Knowledge of deep web access
- Ability to successfully complete human trafficking
investigations and knowledge of the resources available.
- Knowledge of Drug Trafficking Organization and Money Laundering
Organizations operations and concealment methods.
- Knowledge of criminal indicators specific to street gangs,
organized crime, and money laundering specific to Lake County as
well as regionally and nationally.
- Knowledge of 28 CFR Part 23 intelligence data requirements and
- Ability to create and prepare various documents, charts, and
maps for investigative and/or court use purposes.
- Knowledge of HIDTA funding and reporting requirements and
- Ability to communicate clearly, logically, and persuasively
both verbally and in writing; ability to prepare clear, concise,
and comprehensive reports, correspondence, and documents.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with managers organization and staff, representatives
of other governmental agencies, the public and others encountered
in the course of work.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
- At least ten (10) years of experience in law enforcement
intelligence field working for a criminal justice agency and
bachelor's degree from an accredited university in a criminal
intelligence or social science-related field.
- At least five (5) years of experience in law enforcement
intelligence field work for a criminal justice agency and a
master's degree from an accredited university in a criminal justice
or social-science related field.
- Valid driver's license with a good driving record;
- Or any combination of education and experience that provides
the candidates possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities to
perform the duties prescribed to the position (above).PHYSICAL
DEMANDS OF THE POSITION
- Requires mainly office work, involving standing or walking some
of the time, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis,
up to 20 pounds of force on an occasional basis, and high dexterity
in operating office equipment, including a keyboard, phone, copier,
- The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision
and the ability to hear and speak to understand, respond to and
build relationships with a diverse clientele.
Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package. We
also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and
training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get
additional information on why you should work for Lake County!
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful
completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and
may include a pre-employment medical exam.
Lake County is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace
and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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