**Position is currently filled until May 2017.**
This unpaid intern will have the opportunity to assist with the various crime analysis functions performed by the Crime Analysis Unit, providing direct assistance to the GIS Crime Analyst. The intern will receive geographic information systems (GIS) and crime analysis experience while under the supervision and guidance of the personnel in the Crime Analysis Unit. Through this experience the intern will gain valuable knowledge and practical experience in a nationally recognized law enforcement agency.
Specific anticipated duties include:
- Gathering and analyzing local and multi-jurisdictional crime data
- Extracting data such as arrests, accidents, and case history from numerous sources, including the Police Records Management System (RMS)
- Using ArcGIS to geocode data and plot areas of criminal activity, accidents and incidents, and calls for service
- Analyzing collected data to detect patterns, suspects, and trends, often using complex statistical analysis
- Using crime data and knowledge of police programs and patrol activities to identify opportunities for proactive law enforcement
- Assisting in various crime analysis special projects
Program Type & Division
GIS/Crime Analysis: Internship- Non-pay status
One semester (minimum)
Graduate Student (preferred)
Upper-class Undergraduate Student (considered)
Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, or related field with substantial GIS course work, or similar.
GPA should be 3.0 or above.
Cover letter, Resume, Referrences and/or recommendation letters, Interview, Favorable completion of Police Polygraph Exam & Background Investigation
Minimum 20 hours per week (Monday-Friday during normal business hours), Flexible schedule