About LEAF

Welcome to the International Association of Crime Analysts LEAF information area.

Program Outline

The Program Outline explains the genesis and evolution of the Law Enforcement Analyst – Foundational certification program.

Competencies

The Law Enforcement Analyst – Foundational certification program is based on a collection of core competencies that analysts are expected to possess. The Study Guide describes each one in detail.

Becoming Certified

Any analyst wishing to obtain a Law Enforcement Analyst – Foundational (LEAF) certification must meet the following prerequisite:

  • The applicant must be a current member of the International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA).

Study Guide & Reading Resources

The Certification Committee has developed a Law Enforcement Analyst – Foundational Certification Study Guide & Reading Resource List to assist you in your preparation to take the exam.

For all inquiries relating to Certification, please email certification@iaca.net.

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