Ryan Kapaun has been the crime analyst for the Eden Prairie Police Department (MN) since 2007. Prior to that, he worked for five years as an intelligence analyst with the State of Minnesota, assigned to the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Minnesota Joint Analysis Center. Kapaun is a past president of the Minnesota Association of Criminal Intelligence Analysts (MACIA) and in 2010 he was named the Minnesota Crime Analyst of the Year. Before working in law enforcement, he was the director of media relations for the Duluth-Superior Dukes minor league baseball team. Kapaun earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Minnesota Duluth.