Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
70804 06 ST G4 N 762-03 12/02/2019
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JOB CODE: 70804

SERIES NATURE OF WORK: The Intelligence Analyst job series describes work in the collection and analysis of criminal intelligence information.

DEFINITION: This is entry level professional and technical work in the research and analysis of criminal intelligence information within a criminal justice agency.

An employee in this job gathers and analyzes intelligence information from a variety of sources in order to develop work products for law enforcement’s use in anticipating, preventing, investigating, and monitoring criminal activity. Work involves receiving, researching, and responding to requests for criminal intelligence information from law enforcement officers; receiving and evaluating tips from the public concerning potential criminal activities; collecting and organizing raw data on individuals and activities; evaluating and comparing the data to determine its meaning and relevance to criminal investigations and assessments; and preparing and disseminating intelligence products within established protocols. Work includes collaboration with federal, state, and local law enforcement to share and coordinate intelligence. Work is subject to the highest confidentiality standards due to the access to highly sensitive or classified intelligence information. Work is assigned by a professional supervisor and is reviewed for quality, completeness, and effectiveness of results.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (NOTE: The examples of work are representative of the work, but every position classified to this job may not perform all examples of work listed. Conversely, this is not an all-inclusive list of work examples.)

• Receives requests for information from law enforcement officers regarding specified persons or subjects of interest.

• Questions requestors to gather and clarify details and determine response requirements.

• Determines potential information sources to include law enforcement secured-access databases, criminal investigative reports, governmental agencies, open source information, private companies, and public websites.

• Receives tips from the general public via telephone, email, and open source information regarding criminal and drug activity, school and youth safety, and terrorism; clarifies information with the tipster; and evaluates the information for investigative value.

• Receives tips regarding threats to life, acts immediately to gather and evaluate information, seeks to determine the identity and location of individuals in imminent physical danger, and relays the information to law enforcement authorities.

• Gathers and assembles raw data, photographs, and other information through system queries, research, and contact with law enforcement partners.

• Evaluates information for meaning, source reliability, content validity, and relevance prior to its use or retention.

• Places pertinent facts in proper relationships for necessary intelligence analysis.

• Authors written intelligence products and target profiles that document the results of intelligence analysis and are tailored to the requestor’s needs.

• Disseminates confidential intelligence products to authorized recipients.

• Collaborates with law enforcement investigators and criminal intelligence analysts from other government organizations to share and coordinate intelligence information.

• Maintains intelligence information in electronic management systems.

• Performs related work as required.


• Knowledge of investigation practices and procedures.

• Knowledge of research methods and techniques.

• Knowledge of the methods and techniques used in gathering, organizing, and analyzing data.

• Ability to interpret illustrative timelines, tables, charts, graphs, diagrams, and maps.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

• Ability to communicate effectively orally.

• Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: (NOTE: Based on the Entry Level Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities)

• One year of paraprofessional research experience that includes gathering, analyzing, and organizing information, and a bachelor’s degree;


• An equivalent combination of experience and training which includes 60 college credits.


• Certain positions require possession of a Secret Security Clearance issued by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) or attainment of this clearance during the probationary period, and continual maintenance of this clearance during employment in the position.