Recruitment #1905-4988-001


This non-sworn (civilian) position is exempt from Civil Service and serves at the pleasure of the Chief of Police.  

Located on the western shore of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is an urban hub bursting with energy. Milwaukee provides a casual sophistication – big city appeal without the big-city hassles. We are accessible and affordable, and our residents are welcoming. Milwaukee has evolved through the years, bringing together its unsurpassed old world charm with a breathtaking Art Museum, top-flight arts and cultural attractions, professional sports, lakefront festivals, recreational opportunities and great restaurants.


Under direction of the Commander of the Fusion Division, the Crime and Intelligence Manager supervises a staff of strategic and tactical analysts who perform short and long term analysis of crime trends, crime patterns, and crime series, as well as collect and interpret data and statistics using quantitative and qualitative methods. In the performance of this role, the Crime and Intelligence Manager has a direct impact on Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) geographic commands and investigations as well as outside agencies at the local, state, and federal levels.

Essential Functions

  • Apply analytical techniques to identify and analyze raw information to substantiate criminal patterns and trends and perform tactical analysis.
  • Use computerized analytic tools to create charts, maps, timelines, and link diagrams to illustrate analytical findings, including target relationships, time sequence of events, and criminal hierarchies.
  • Conduct tactical, strategic, and intelligence-led policing assessment of major crime.
  • Manage, develop, and train a team of crime analysts.
  • Correlate, integrate, and evaluate information from investigative activities to generate investigative leads and prepare reports to document investigative activities and summarize findings.
  • Lead and assist with special projects and investigative efforts of the Milwaukee Police Department.
  • Prepare reports, presentations, and maps that aid in efficient deployment of resources to prevent or control crime. Review and analyze existing reports, data, and statistics to identify patterns and trends and to prepare reports and maps in a timely manner so that criminal activity can be predicted, monitored, or suppressed.
  • Participate in investigative efforts by meeting with law enforcement officers to identify intelligence requirements needed to support investigations and to report analytical findings.
  • Conduct research, write reports, and deliver presentations to assist with the development of agency strategy. Educate law enforcement personnel on criminal findings, including data, trends, and forecasts.
  • Develop curriculum and provide training to MPD members in intelligence-led policing strategies.
  • Provide training to other federal, state, and local law enforcement strategic and intelligence personnel.
  • Research and review new automated analytical tools in support of law enforcement strategic analysis, investigative, and intelligence activities.
  • Work in partnership with associated federal, state, and local agencies, analysts, and investigators to facilitate information sharing in accordance with the National Criminal Intelligence Sharing Plan (NCISP).  

Reasonable accommodations requested by qualified individuals with disabilities will be made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.

Conditions of Employment

  • Persons offered employment must pass a Milwaukee Police Department background investigation, medical examination and a pre-employment drug test.
  • This position will work second shift (2:00 PM – 10:00 PM).

Minimum Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, information management systems, computer science, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university. 
  2. Four years of experience performing strategic and criminal intelligence analysis, including three years of experience with relational database development, management, and data mining.
  3. Valid Wisconsin Driver's License at the time of appointment and throughout employment.  

Equivalent combinations of education and experience may also be considered.  

IMPORTANT NOTE: College transcripts are required and must be received by the application period closing date. Transcripts should be attached to your online application. Applications without transcripts attached will be considered incomplete and will be rejected. Student/unofficial copies are acceptable; however, your transcript must be legible and include your college/university name, your name, the degree completed (if applicable) and the date completed.

Desirable Qualifications

  • A master’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Experience working in a law enforcement environment.
  • Experience teaching and/or presenting in the field of strategic, tactical, and criminal intelligence.
  • Wisconsin Department of Justice Law Enforcement Standards Board (LESB) instructor certification.
  • Certification as a Structured Query Language (SQL) Database Administrator (DBA).

Knowledges, Skills, Abilities & Other Characteristics

  • Knowledge of the integration of criminal and law enforcement data with socio-demographic and geographic data to understand why, where, and when criminal activity is taking place in relation to the community.
  • Ability to conduct strategic analysis to link with intelligence-led policing.
  • Knowledge of intelligence techniques, operations, and analytical procedures to effectively conduct analysis of criminal investigations and other large-scale intelligence projects involving interrelated subject areas.
  • Ability to read and understand documents such as laws, policies, and technical publications.
  • Knowledge of mathematics and statistics to be able to understand and produce complex statistical reports.
  • Knowledge of and skill in using sophisticated computer applications such as Structured Query Language (SQL) to conduct research and analyze data.
  • Data compilation and written communication skills to be able to produce charts, maps, and narrative reports to communicate findings in a concise and well-organized manner.
  • Oral communication and presentation skills to be able to clearly present findings to command level officers and other local, state and federal law enforcement officials.
  • Knowledge of crime reports, statistics, and data series and a commitment to keeping apprised of innovative technologies and latest methodologies related to crime analysis.
  • Knowledge of management principles and practices and the ability to effectively supervise and train staff.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with sworn and civilian staff, counterparts in the intelligence and law enforcement communities, representatives of City departments, elected officials, consultants, and the public.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work effectively under pressure while handling multiple tasks.
  • Honesty and the ability to maintain the confidentiality and integrity of information and investigations coordinated, developed, and/or assisted by the MPD.
  • A commitment to professional development and willingness to attend training and conferences.

Current Salary

The current salary range (PG 1FX) is $62,338-$87,270 annually, and the resident incentive salary range for City of Milwaukee residents is $64,209-$89,889 annually. Appointment above the minimum is possible based upon level of experience and other qualifications and is subject to approval.  

The City of Milwaukee provides a comprehensive benefit program which includes:

  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Comprehensive Wellness Program
  • Onsite Clinic Services 
  • Onsite Employee Assistance Program
  • Alternative Work Schedules
  • Long Term Disability
  • Insurance Group Life Insurance
  • Tuition Benefits
  • Paid Vacation
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave and other paid leaves
  • Flexible Spending Arrangement
  • Commuter Value Pass  

For full details of the benefits offered by the City of Milwaukee, please visit

Selection Process

THE SELECTION PROCESS will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following: an evaluation of related education, experience and accomplishments, written tests, interview, or other assessment methods.  The Department of Employee Relations and the Milwaukee Police Department reserve the right to call only the most qualified candidates to oral, performance tests or personal interviews. Information from the selection process will be used to make a hiring decision.  

INITIAL FILING DATE: The selection process will be conducted as soon as practical after the application deadline listed above. Receipt of application materials may be discontinued at any time after this date without prior notice. However, recruitment may continue until the needs of the City have been met. The applicant is responsible for attending all phases of the job selection process at the time and place designated by the City of Milwaukee.

Additional Information

APPLICATIONS and further information may be accessed by visiting,

  • Transcripts, resumes, and copies of certifications should be submitted with the application or sent via email to by the application closing date.
  • If you would like assistance completing an application, please contact the Department of Employee Relations at (414) 286-3751 or
  • The Department of Employee Relations is located at City Hall, 200 E. Wells St., Room 706, Milwaukee, WI 53202.


The City of Milwaukee values and encourages diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.