Crime and Intelligence Analysis Level 1

Course Description

This course is designed for crime analysts at all levels – entry, intermediate and advanced who want understand their role within their agencies.  This course will provide the student with the necessary tools to build a solid foundation, an overview day to day tasks, navigating the law enforcement environment, best practices for effective crime and intelligence analysis and essential analytical skills.  The skill sets and knowledge taught in this course will enable the crime analyst to apply basic analytical techniques such as identifying and disseminating crime patterns, trends and series, introduce the new crime analyst to various databases, and new technologies utilized by the crime and intelligence fields.  The student will walk away with the tools necessary to become a successful and vital part of their agency’s tactical, strategic and investigative teams.


Course Topics

  • Role of the Crime Analyst
  • Best Practices for Effective Crime Analysis
  • Data as a weapon
  • Tactical, Strategic and Administrative Crime Analysis
  • Analytic writing skills
  • Excel
  • Social media for law enforcement investigations
  • Mapping and Analysis – Beyond a pin map
  • Investigative case support
  • Product development
  • Case studies

Course Certification Number: 9070-32013
Course Certification Hours: 40


Course Dates:

November 6-10, 2017  Orange County, CA


Course Fee Information: $622

Reimbursement Plan III: Tuition for POST reimbursable agencies is $622.00. While tuition, student travel and per diem reimbursement are normally reimbursable via Training Reimbursement Request (TRR) for this course, POST has temporarily suspended tuition and travel reimbursement for all POST Plan III courses, with the exception of contract classes and those outlined in Attachment A of the POST Bulletin No. 2017-01. This course is not listed as an exempt course.
Non-Reimbursable agencies: Tuition is $622.00. There is no reimbursement for travel and per diem.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received more than ten (10) business days prior to the start of the class will not be charged. If payment has already been made, it will be refunded. Cancellations received ten (10) or less business days before the start of the class will be charged at full price. This late cancellation charge compensates RTC for the non-refundable costs incurred prior to the start date of the course.
No Shows: A No Show on the day of the class will result in a full charge for the class.


Course Date(s)

  • 11/06/2017 – Orange County
    November 06, 2017 - November 10, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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