Crime Analysis

Last Update: July 10 2012

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Crime Analysis is the process of examining crime reports , bulletins, and other data to identify crime patterns and trends and to disseminate timely and accurate information to operational and administrative personnel for the tactical deployment of resources.  Though analysis encompasses all types of crime, the main focus is on crimes against persons and property.

Who’s doing what to whom?

The Crime Analyst assists with active criminal investigations and provides work products used to help prevent and suppress criminal activity, increase arrests, and clear cases. Some of the work products include spreadsheets, bulletins, maps, and charts.

Analysts provide answers

Is it a crime trend, pattern, series or spree?

Crime Analysis