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Crime Analysts

Tips for Entry

In high school, take as many classes as possible in mathematics, computer science (especially database management and data analytics), psychology, and writing.

Earn a bachelor's degree in criminal justice, and take classes in statistics, writing, and computer science.

Obtain an internship with a crime analyst or a police unit.

Be open to relocating to urban areas, which are more likely to offer jobs.

Visit the following Web sites for job listings: