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Investigative Analyst
Title:Investigative Analyst
Department:Violent Criminal Enterprises Unit
Campaign Start Date:05/23/2019
Salary Range:$50,292
Position Summary:
The New York County District Attorney's Office (DANY) has an opening for an Investigative Analyst in its Violent Criminal Enterprises Unit (VCEU). VCEU is responsible for the investigation and prosecution of violent organized crime in Manhattan and beyond, including drug-related homicides, armed street gangs, interstate gun runners, and narcotics dealers. The Unit works with the elite units of the NYPD, as well as with federal agents from Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and New York City’s joint firearms and narcotics task forces to reduce violent street crime by disarming violent offenders. In this position the Investigative Analyst is responsible for providing highly skilled analytical support to the unit's Assistant District Attorneys (ADAs) and office.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Within team concept, work closely with ADAs, local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies in long-term investigations and prosecutions of violent organized crime, including street gangs, major narcotics dealers, interstate gun traffickers, and gang-related homicides.
  • Perform in-depth open source searches of investigative targets and create profiles based on results.
  • Mine social media and search warrant returns for corroborating evidence.
  • Analyze documentary evidence, including cell-site, call detail, financial, and social media records, to develop coherent understanding of the details of the case. 
  • Collect and analyze data relevant to specific unit investigations and cases.
  • Work directly and independently with police detectives and federal agents.
  • Analyze evidence from multiple sources and connect how the items of evidence are related and interact with one another.
  • Review and transcribe Department of Corrections phone calls and wiretap phone calls, and prepare integrated trial exhibits presenting the recordings and the investigation’s findings.
  • Generate trial and Grand Jury exhibits that effectively present the items of evidence and conclusions that can be drawn from them.
  • Translate field intelligence and evidence into a clear, coherent, and persuasive narrative to be presented in the courtroom.
  • Collaborate with other units within DANY to export the work practices and techniques developed in VCEU to multi-defendant investigations and cases throughout the Trial Division.
  • Perform other administrative and paralegal duties as assigned.
  • Proficiency in the use of Excel to manage large amounts of data.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, and/or Clear required.
  • Proficiency in Internet search strategies and techniques.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, and ability to manage multiple assignments required.
  • Ability to think and perform in a highly stressful and fast paced environment required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with financial institutions, regulators, and law enforcement agencies to build institutional relationships a must.
  • Ability to communicate investigative results to other team members and to testify in court regarding investigative results is also required.
  • Superior organizational, time management, writing and communication skills are essential.
  • Ability to retain on the job training for majority of responsibilities and tasks.
  • Ability to be proactive and take initiative.
Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Prior legal, law enforcement or government internship or employment experience is highly sought for this position.
  • One year experience preferred, either as a paralegal in the criminal justice field or experience conducting online research or other work in social media.
  • A one (1) year commitment to the hiring unit.
The New York County District Attorney’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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