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ABOLISHED 02/05/2015 PER PAY LETTER 15-09 - Regional Coordinator, Western States Information Network (5505)

​ABOLISHED 02/05/2015 PER PAY LETTER 15-09 - Regional Coordinator, Western States Information Network (5505)

California State Personnel Board Specification

  • Schematic Code: KC40
  • Class Code: 5505
  • Established: 10/09/1980
  • Revised: 11/16/1993
  • Title Changed: --


Under the general direction of the Supervisor, Field Services, plans and coordinates all necessary liaison functions that are required for the establishment, maintenance, and improvement of a viable narcotics enforcement intelligence information system within an assigned geographical region.

Typical Tasks

Promotes local agency use of WSIN services as follows: provides training sessions on WSIN analytical services and information gath- ering, storage and dispersal facilities; provides training on the capabilities of the electronic information processing systems used for information gathering, storage and dispersal processes; provides training on the capabilities of the Statewide Integrated Narcotics System (SINS); conducts meetings with local chiefs of police, sher- iffs, district attorneys and operative narcotics officers to explain WSIN's role and secure their support for the program; initiates and plans regional narcotics sharing meetings between participating agencies and coordinates the exchange of narcotics information; submits intelligence information referenced in those meetings to the WSIN information center; conducts narcotics intelligence sharing meetings between participating agencies nd WSIN analytical staff; promotes, facilitates and coordinates the use of the WSIN "Warrooms" which are designed to enhance officer safety during narcotics operations; initiates, plans, coordinates and conducts inter-regional narcotics intelligence sharing meetings; facilitates and coordinates the use of WSIN analytical services and information storage, retrieval and dispersal systems by acting as a "trouble shooter" for procedural and technical problems; coordinates training sessions by WSIN analytical staff and data processing personnel on specifics of both manual and electronic information systems; pro- vides support to specific narcotics investigations through recommen- dation and coordination of the expenditure of Extraordinary Expense funds by State and local agencies; arranges for loans of surveil- lance equipment; acts as liaison for multi-jurisdictional investiga- tive task forces; acts as experienced resource to provide advice to operational narcotics officers as requested or as necessary; pro- vides input into various narcotics enforcement assessments and publications generated by WSIN; conducts and assists in completing background investigations.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Two years as a peace officer in a law enforcement agency in a narcotics enforcement assignment. and Education: Equivalent to completion of two years of college. (Additional qualifying experience on a year-for-year basis may be substituted for education.)

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of: Basic civil, criminal and narcotics investigative techniques; provisions of State and Federal laws relating to narcot- ics and the asset forfeiture process; provisions of State and Feder- al laws relating to wiretapping; organization and duties of Federal, State and local law enforcement agencies; principles, practices and trends of public administration and management; general training and effective conference leadership techniques; and electronic informa- tion processing systems, such as information networks.


Ability to: Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with law enforcement personnel and others contacted in the work; analyze situations accurately and take effective action; consult with and advise law enforcement agencies in narcotics communications efforts; communicate effectively.

Special Personal Characteristics

Willingness to work long and irregular hours; willingness to travel extensively within the State; possession of a valid California driver license.

  Updated: 10/9/2017
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