IA101 Foundations of Intelligence Analysis Training  (4 Days)


Albuquerque, NM
Tue 04/21/2020 - Fri 04/24/2020
New Mexico HIDTA

2660 Fritts Crossing SE
Drug Enforcement Administration
2nd Floor Training Room
Albuquerque, NM 87106

Course description
This course addresses the critical need for well-trained intelligence analysts to interpret growing amounts of information. Topics include the intelligence cycle, analytical thinking skills, the importance of strategic analysis, communication and social media analysis, recommendation development, and legal and ethical issues. Students work hands-on with specialized software to synthesize information and develop various products of intelligence. The course was developed by a consortium that included NW3C, Law Enforcement Intelligence Units (LEIU), the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis (IALEIA), and the Regional Information Sharing System (RISS).

Analysis basics. History and purpose of intelligence analysis. Legal issues and ethics. Sources of information. The intelligence cycle.

Types of analysis. Crime patterns. Associations. Flow. Communications. Financial analysis.

Creative and critical thinking. Brainstorming. Mind mapping. Steps to critical thinking.

Deterring crime. Strategic analysis as a tool for law enforcement personnel.

Hands-on experience. Work as part of a team to analyze information pertaining to several hypothetical cases.

IALEIA certification
Students seeking IALEIA certification must also complete the blended learning components and reading/discussion assignments in order to meet the 40-hour training requirement. Detailed information on these requirements is provided upon course registration.

All classes are subject to cancellation up to 45 days before the start of class if the minimum class registration threshold is not met.

Blended Learning Components

IA 098 (IIT-WB)

Introduction to Intelligence (online course)

IA 099 (BASR-WB)

Basic Analyst Skills and Requirements (online course)

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