Crime and national security issues continue to be at the forefront of public attention. Professionals working in intelligence and analysis functions support the administration of justice and effective delivery of public safety programs. New policing models require a body of specialist analysts, appropriately trained in the tools and techniques of crime and intelligence analysis.
Students in this option develop knowledge of and skills in psychology, criminology, geography, urban planning, business administration, sociology, philosophy, critical thinking, computing, and research. As a Crime and Intelligence Analysis professional, they will be responsible for synthesizing information from disparate sources, mapping crime locations, and developing written and oral reports using qualitative and quantitative data for a variety of law enforcement and public safety agencies, and private sector organizations.
It wasn’t an easy road to become an award-winning intelligence analyst, but we’re safer because Jason Bakas took it.