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Criminal Intelligence Analyst



Positions within this job family are assigned responsibilities involving evaluating and analyzing criminal intelligence information, suspicious activity reports and open source information to aid in investigations and identify criminal trends and identify potential threats.


The functions in this job family will vary by level, but may include the following:

  • Conducts technical analysis and evaluations of intelligence data or criminal activity.
  • Reviews, selects, evaluates and consolidates incoming intelligence data and related information and insures that follow-up actions are initiated; collects additional data to fill gaps; disseminates action items to the responsible enforcement entities.
  • Prepares or requests the preparation of descriptive intelligence reports, utilizing detailed charts and diagrams.
  • Makes inquiries about intelligence information received by telephone, email and teletype; reviews, analyzes and evaluates intelligence relating to criminal activity.
  •  Interacts with representatives of other law enforcement agencies to exchange information regarding criminals and crimes, utilizing personal contacts, telephone, teletype or other media.
  • Maintains cross reference files of criminal and case information.
  • Prepares section activity reports for the chief analyst.
  • Liaison with private sector agencies and employees to facilitate the exchange of information.


The Criminal Intelligence Analyst job family consists of two levels which are distinguished by the type and complexity of work and level of supervision.

Level I Code: G17A Salary Band: J

This is the career level of this job family where incumbents perform a full range of activities in conducting or assisting in the technical analysis and evaluation of intelligence data on criminal activity.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of sources, tools and services used in securing and evaluating data on crimes and criminals; of criminal investigative techniques; of cross reference filing procedures; of technical report writing; and of English.  Ability to gather and analyze data; to organize and present facts clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; to recognize developing criminal activity patterns; to establish and maintain professional working relationships with others; and to use computer applications for word processing and charting tasks.

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree in police science, criminal justice, criminology, sociology or a closely related field; or an equivalent substitution of experience with a government law enforcement or military agency performing technical tasks such as: research, reviewing written documentation to identify and extract relevant information, typing investigative reports, court documents or statistical data; using computer systems to acquire and organize information, operating teletype and computer systems to obtain information through OLETS, NLETS or NCIC or other criminal records or intelligence systems; analyzing information for relevance to a specific task. Level II                Code:  G17B            Salary Band:  K

This is the specialist level where incumbents independently perform a variety of complex evaluations and analysis of data concerning criminal activity.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of the functions of Oklahoma and federal law enforcement agencies; of the tools, services and sources available for compilation, verification, evaluation and communication of law enforcement data; of technical report writing and of criminal investigative techniques.  Ability to evaluate intelligence information relating to criminal activity; to supervise the activities of intelligence personnel; to gather, analyze and develop evidence; to  use computer applications for word processing and charting tasks; and to organize and present facts and opinions clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level I and two years of experience as a criminal intelligence analyst.

Special Requirements

Some positions within the Department of Corrections for level II will require completion of the following training as provided by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security:  Foundations of Intelligence Analysis,  Basic Intelligence and Threat Analysis, Open Source Intelligence, as well as the U.S. Department of Justice, 28 Code of Federal Regulations Part 23.

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