Intelligence Analysis

Course Code: PSI 205

Academic Year: 2020-2021

The intelligence-led policing model has become a cornerstone of law enforcement in both the public and private security sectors. This course will provide students with an understanding of the intelligence cycle, as well as key intelligence methodologies and software. Students will practice tactical, operational, and strategic intelligence methods, regularly incorporating i2 Analyst Notebook, the industry standard for intelligence software, into classroom exercises. Students will gain an appreciation for the ways in which intelligence use in the public sector differs from that in the private sector. And students will explore the use of the internet and social media as an intelligence-gathering tool.