Information Technology / Crime Analysis

Design, create, implement, and maintain automated systems, analyze crime data to identify crime series, patterns, trends, and criminal offenders to assist in criminal investigations and Citywide reports, and provide 24-hour technical support to system users, in order to enhance public safety.

PROGRAM ACTIVITIES

Provide infrastructure support and network security for the 911

Combined Communications Center and all Police Department

systems.


Design and implement automated systems to enhance public

safety, user workflow, and provide critically needed public

safety information in a timely manner.


Administer the Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) network and the

Santa Barbara County Information Sharing System, providing

law enforcement agencies in Santa Barbara and San Luis

Obispo counties with access to local, state, national and

international databases


Host and manage the Multi-Jurisdictional Computer Aided

Dispatch & Records Management systems for the City of

Ventura Police Department and future law enforcement

agencies within Santa Barbara County.


Provide the Fire Department with operational and system

changes that are interconnected with the 911 Combined

Communication.


Provide timely and pertinent information relative to crime and

arrest data to Police Department personnel, other City

departments, outside law enforcement agencies, and the

general public for resource allocation, budgeting activities, and

community policies.


Provide 24-hour user support, provide user training, maintain

all PCs and mobile computers, maintain department webpage

and mission critical law enforcement systems.


Provide all department statistics to support a wide range of

reports such as, officer activity, directed patrol initiatives,

special investigation projects, CLERY Act, public records

requests, and Department of Justice Unified Crime Reporting.

PROJECT OBJECTIVES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023

Continue progressive cyber-security initiatives by enhancing security protocol and researching the latest mitigation processes.


Construct specific response plan for ransomware attacks and document as a part of Department’s Incident Response Plan (IRP).


Continue migrating data to the cloud for all critical backups.


Implement Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) servers as a part of our infrastructure redesign.


Install new indoor & outdoor security cameras throughout Police Department buildings.


Continue redeveloping the Crime Analysis catalog of services.


Identify funding and replace call recorder system for the 911 Communication Center.


Refresh all 911 Computer Aided Dispatch monitors and workstations.

STAFFING INFORMATION


Authorized Positions

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MEASURABLE OBJECTIVES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023

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