Salary Group B23

Class No. 6174



Performs highly advanced (senior-level) criminal intelligence research and analysis work. Work involves overseeing the analysis of complex data, the development of reports, and the identification of patterns of criminal activity. May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others.  Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


Oversees complex research and strategic crime analysis used to identify and evaluate patterns and trends and evaluates criminal activity forecasts and victim and suspect profiles.

Oversees major case investigations; evaluates analytical procedures; and ensures accountability, quality control, and timely completion of projects and cases.

Oversees the production and review of intelligence studies, special reports, messages, briefings, information papers, threat assessments, threat warnings, link analysis, and forecasts for the State of Texas and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Monitors and evaluates intelligence reports covering a broad range of issues, focusing on insurgent capabilities and actions, political and cultural climates, and social networks.

Participates in multi-agency task force investigations, work groups, or committees to provide assistance by contributing intelligence analysis and concepts.

Prepares strategic action plans and assists operations and management personnel in planning the deployment of resources for the prevention and suppression of criminal activity.

Provides analysis and research on vulnerabilities in industries, infrastructure, technology, specific geographic areas, biographic areas, and other targeted areas.

Develops and maintains analytical procedures that ensure reliable intelligence operations.

Allocates resources to identify and accomplish specific intelligence tasks.

Attends regional meetings of crime analysis professionals to share information on crime patterns, new methodologies, and developing tools.

Assists in the design, testing, and/or maintenance of operational databases, analytical software, hardware, and peripheral equipment.

May represent the agency in presenting criminal intelligence information to agencies, organizations, local municipalities, and other state and federal government entities.

May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.


Experience and Education

Experience in criminal intelligence analysis work.  Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in criminal justice or forensic science is generally preferred.  Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of intelligence gathering; of intelligence and crime analysis processes, methodologies, and principles; of statistical analysis and probability modeling; of human behavior and group dynamics; of law enforcement operations, procedures, and regulations; of report writing and presentation; and of political, military, economic, or cultural affairs.

Skill in oral and written communication, and in the use of a computer and applicable software.

Ability to provide clear and concise written intelligence reports; to use charts, graphs, and geospatial mapping to provide information on crime series, patterns, and trends; to analyze suspect and victim profiles; to conduct tactical crime analyses; to prepare tactical action plans; to set priorities, goals, and deadlines;  to communicate effectively; and to plan, assign, and supervise the work of others.

State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15