What is a Criminal Analyst?

Criminal Analyst Job Description

Criminal analysts are responsible for gathering and analyzing statistical data and documentation pertaining to criminal activity.



Typical Job Duties

• Liaise with criminal investigators and law enforcement officials

• Gather, categorize and analyze statistical data and other documentation

• Prepare and disseminate reports regarding existing and anticipated criminal activity

• Provide recommendations to criminal investigators regarding criminal activity

• Assist criminal investigators and law enforcement officials with increasing the effectiveness of patrol deployment and suspect apprehension



Scholarships for Becoming a Criminal Analyst

The Applicable Majors section below shows fields of study relevant to a career as a Criminal Analyst. You can search for scholarships matched to those fields of study on our Criminology Scholarships and Psychology Scholarships pages.


Success Tip: Be sure to apply for any scholarships that you even barely qualify for, as there are millions of dollars of scholarships that go unused every year due to a lack of applicants!


Applicable Majors

Studying one of the university majors listed below is an excellent starting point for becoming a Criminal Analyst. Click on the links to find out what else you can do with these majors!


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