Professional Training Series
Fundamentals of Crime Analysis - Web Based
Class Dates: 4/10/2017 -7/2/2017
Class Times: Online
The objective of this 12-week course is to expose students to a variety of analytical techniques utilized in law enforcement to describe and understand crime patterns, series, and trends as they occur. Throughout this course, students will examine concepts; theories, practices, data and analysis techniques associated with the field of crime analysis for law enforcement. Additional topics that will be covered include understanding criminal behavior, behavioral geography, linking crimes, forecasting, and predication. Throughout this class, we will use case studies to apply the knowledge. Students will be able to work a crime series from start to finish.
**Please note that this course is intended for brand new analysts or officers with little to no training, or executives charged with developing crime analysis programs, or self-taught journeyman analysts looking for formal training.**
This course will be graded as a pass/fail. We will use a variety of ways to allow for student participation and interaction. Each week students will either have an assignment, discussion a weekly assignment.
Students should expect a time commitment of 3-5 hours per week to gain a pass grade.
Textbook: Crime Analysis with Crime Mapping. 3rd Edition (2013) ISBN: 978-1-4522-0271-6
Students will need to purchase their textbook prior to course start date.
Invitations to the course blackboard will be emailed out approximately one week prior to the start of the class.
IACA Members: $395.00 USD
Non-Members: $445.00 USD
For more information, contact Kimm Barnes at (541) 440-4458
Class Registration and Cancellation Policy
Training Class Cost
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If you transfer your registration to a non-IACA member within your organization, you will be responsible for paying the difference between the member and non-member rates.
Payments / Refunds
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All refunds for credit card or PayPal payments will be subject to a 4% administrative fee to cover charges we must pay for those transactions.
Cancellations and Substitutions
Student cancellations or withdrawals from a class must be received by the Training Series Director via email at least 15 business days prior to the first day of class.
If your training fee has been paid but you cannot attend, you may transfer your registration to another person in your organization. If you transfer your registration to a non-IACA member, you will be responsible for paying the difference between the member and non-member rates. The IACA training director must be notified via email of any substitutions.
If a cancellation or withdrawal occurs within the 15 day period prior to the start of the class, class tuition will not be refunded to a student or organization and cannot be applied to future IACA classes. Exceptions to this cancellation policy can only be made by the Training Series Coordinator on a case by case basis.
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