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Fusion Center Analyst

Fusion Center Analyst



The State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police, is recruiting four (4) Criminal Intelligence Analysts to join our team within the recently established Connecticut State Police, Office of Field Operations, Intelligence & Operations Unit (IOU) based out of DESPP Headquarters in Middletown, Connecticut.


These positions are full-time, 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday dayshift assignments, with the possibility of working overtime, weekends and holidays based on the needs of the agency.  The positions may also require occasional travel but will be based out of DESPP Headquarters and/or geographically located amongst Western/Central/Eastern District locations, based on needs of the agency. 




The Intelligence & Operations Unit (IOU) is composed of both sworn and civilian members of service within the DESPP: Division of State Police, with a mission of collecting, collating, analyzing, and disseminating actionable intelligence to support law enforcement operations, enhance situational awareness and officer safety, and produce investigatory leads for members in the field. 


The Intelligence & Operations Unit (IOU) leverages technology and resources through an Intelligence Led Policing (ILP) model, integrating with real-time crime centers as well as the state’s dedicated Fusion Center, the Connecticut Intelligence Center (CTIC), for enhanced collaboration in analysis of the criminal activity and threat picture for the state.


Through the procurement of technology driven assets, utilization of databases containing commercial holdings and those exclusive to law enforcement, and cultivation of relationships within the law enforcement intelligence community, the Intelligence & Operations Unit (IOU) will serve to support the Connecticut State Police, municipal law enforcement agencies throughout Connecticut, and outside law enforcement agencies to uphold the mission of protecting the State of Connecticut, its residents and visitors. 





  • Six (6) years of professional experience in the collection, integration, evaluation and analysis of criminal/terrorism information and/or intelligence.



  • College training in may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.

  • A Master's degree in Criminal Justice, Intelligence Management, Law Enforcement, Political Science, Forensic Science or closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

  • Successful completion of a Connecticut Careers Trainee program approved by the Department of Administrative Services may be substituted for the General Experience.



  • Experience with open-source intelligence collection;

  • Experience collecting, analyzing, and disseminating intelligence data related to criminal conduct or activity;

  • Experience tracking and organizing data collection of local, state, and national trends associated with criminal activities;

  • Experience using written and oral communication to prepare multimedia presentations of analytical material, including intelligence data and criminal activity findings;

  • Experience maintaining confidentiality surrounding classified information.


  • $72,926.00* - $94,374.00/year (*New state employees start at the minimum)

  • Health & Dental Insurance

  • Accrued Vacation, Personal and Sick Leave (Subject to the appropriate bargaining union contract or state statute and regulations.)

  • Retirement Plan

  • Group Life Insurance

  • Supplemental Benefits

  • Voluntary Defined Contribution Plans

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent Care Program, Medical Flexible Spending, and Qualified Transportation)

  • Supplemental Benefits Programs (Auto and Home Insurance, plus Short and Long Term Disability)

  • Life Insurance

  • State of CT Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • Holidays


Examples of Duties:

  • Serve as a criminal analysist in public safety and security operations centers to maintain a front-line point of contact and security presence, process incoming information from multiple sources, collect, classify and route information, and contribute to a stable state of situational awareness within the agency and the State of Connecticut. 

  • Synthesize input from multiple data streams, such as geographic, intelligence and statistical reports, to create topographical, resource, crime and related maps, models and graphic representations via computer-aided design and simulation applications. 

  • Train internal and external personnel on intelligence collection techniques and resources available to provide information on unit services and to comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws. 

  • Evaluate complex data and received intelligence to cultivate possible leads and develop further direction for deeper investigation into criminal activity and public safety threats. Conduct research and intelligence analysis of significant criminal threats to public safety and homeland security on a proactive basis. 

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