Crime Intelligence Researcher

Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police
From £19,521 to £21,618 per annum
07 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Fixed Term Contract (Until 1st July 2018) The closing date for this post is 12 noon on Friday 21 st October 2016 A strategic alliance has been formed between Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police in order to enable both forces to meet the challenge of reducing policing budgets. By working more closely together the forces will benefit from greater operational and organisational resilience, making us the fourth largest geographic police area in England and Wales . The main purpose of the role is t o carry out methodical and structured research in support of analysis and operational policing. Main Responsibilities: To provide research capability within territorial and specialist intelligence functions. To ensure that the research supports operational needs with an approach that is structured and methodical. To support strategies to facilitate the achievement of crime and disorder reduction objectives. To ensure intelligence is obtained ethically and in accordance with the relevant legislation, policy, protocols and codes of practice. To maintain and support ongoing or long-term analytical products with timely, accurate and reliable research of joint systems and other systems (inc. open source). To support analytical or investigative functions in respect of serious or complex investigations. To identify and account for issues surrounding data quality. To undertake other duties commensurate with the nature, level of responsibility and grading of this post, as required. Experience/Skills: 5 A-C grade GCSEs (or equivalent) including Maths and English. An understanding of analytical processes and techniques and the theoretical principles underpinning crime intelligence analysis. Previous experience carrying out applied research. Experience in handling quantitative and qualitative data. Proven advanced IT skills, particularly using Windows-based packages, including advanced MS Excel. The proven ability to combine information from multiple sources / systems, maintain databases or similar systems and summarise information. Good communication skills (including written formats). Ability to work with minimal supervision. Special Conditions Occasional out of hours working We want our organisation to be as diverse as the community it serves. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. You will be required as part of Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police recruitment process to successfully complete vetting and credit checks This job was originally posted as

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