Regional Associations

US Regional Associations

These regional associations in the United States are recognized by the IACA. Guidelines on who can join vary from association to association, so please visit their individual websites for the full details. Below the map is more information about each association, including their websites.

You can find out more about the Regional Associations Committee here.

The Arizona Association of Crime Analysts (AACA) is a non-profit organization of law enforcement personnel and those who work in crime analysis. The AACA was founded in 1996 and is now comprised of over 150 members from local, state and federal law enforcement, prosecution, academia, and criminal justice partners in Arizona. Activities of the Association include: crime analysis information sharing, establishing crime analysis standards and goals, and providing instruction on crime analysis theory and practice throughout Arizona.

To learn more about the AACA, visit our website. If you are working or interested in crime analysis, live in Arizona, and would like to join the AACA, review our membership categories here.

The Crime Analysts of Illinois exists (C.A.I.) to enhance the effectiveness and consistency of crime analysis by assisting in the establishment of crime analysis units and by providing an information network. One of our goals is to establish a mentor program so that new analysts can visit other departments to get ideas on setting up a crime analysis unit that would conform to their particular department. C.A.I. is dedicating to exchanging ideas about crime, crime patterns, criminals, and analytical techniques. In addition,  we  act as a gateway for information exchange and sharing amongst our members and the law enforcement communities that we serve.

To learn more about CAI, please visit our website.

​The Colorado Crime Analysis Association (CCAA) began in 1982 as an avenue for local law enforcement personnel to share information and ideas in an effort to better the community. The Association’s membership has since grown to over 60 members and more than 40 organizations and departments. The CCAA now includes personnel from private companies who share the same crime analysis goals as law enforcement personnel.

Beginning with the new membership year (starting August 2019), the Association will meet quarterly for training and networking opportunities. Trainings include analytical methods, case studies, local and national databases, software programs, and court preparation. The CCAA also holds an annual training symposium in the summer.

The CCAA is a non-profit organization open to sworn and non-sworn law enforcement personnel and applicable individuals from private companies. To learn more about CCAA, please visit our website.

The Carolinas Crime Analysis Association (CCAA) is a regional organization of crime analysis professionals from North and South Carolina formed in 2021 with the intent to promote professionalism, training, and interagency cooperation within the field of crime analysis, and to advocate for and raise awareness of crime analysis as a valuable part of effective policing strategy.

CCAA’s mission is to promote interagency cooperation, communication, and collaboration for the furtherance of crime analysis and law enforcement goals, provide training and professional learning opportunities for crime analysts and others with an interest in the field of crime analysis, and raise awareness of the field of crime analysis and the value therein.

To learn more about the CCAA, please visit our website.

Welcome to the California Crime and Intelligence Analysts Association. CCIAA consists of six regional associations that span the state, representing local, state and federal law enforcement agencies with more than 400 members.

CCIAA’s purpose is to promote the exchange of crime and intelligence information and encourage professional development in the analysis field.

Each regional association provides training and resource opportunities throughout the year. Our membership comes together for the CCIAA Annual Conference, which is hosted by a different regional association each year.

To learn more about the CCIAA, please visit our website.

Bay Area Crime and Intelligence Analysts Association (BACIAA)

Central Valley Crime and Intelligence Analysts Association (CVCIAA)

Inland Empire Crime and Intelligence Analysts Association (IECIAA)

Northern Valley Crime and Intelligence Analysts Association (NOVCIAA)

San Diego Crime and Intelligence Analysts Association (SDCIAA)

Southern California Crime and Intelligence Analysts Association (SCCIAA)

The FCIAA was organized to create a state-sanctioned set of standards for all fields of criminal analysis and law enforcement, including knowledge, abilities, skill, education, and training.

Our members are individuals working in the government and private sectors whose primary responsibilities are analyzing crime or intelligence information. If you would like to contribute to a safer Florida, please become an analyst member today. 

To learn more about FCIAA, please visit our website.

The Massachusetts Association of Crime Analysts is a member driven organization with over 200 members serving the northeast region of the United States and the Eastern Provinces of Canada. We are analysts, educators, police officers, criminal justice faculty and students located in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Canada. Our members strive to promote and enhance the needs and goals of its members through support, networking and education.

To learn more about MACA, please visit our website.

The Minnesota Association of Criminal Intelligence Analysts (MACIA) is a professional association of law enforcement crime and intelligence analysts that was formed in 2002 to enhance the effectiveness and consistency of crime and intelligence analysis in Minnesota.

To learn more about MACIA, please visit our website.

MARCAN is a 501(c)(3) organization formed in 2000 under the by-laws of the International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA). Our goal is to promote inter-agency information sharing, provide assistance, and host training to local, state and federal agencies in the area of crime and intelligence analysis.

MARCAN membership is available to any local, state, or federal law enforcement employee. The most appropriate agency member is the individual(s) responsible for performing crime analysis related functions, whether on a formal or informal basis.

Once a month (the third Thursday of every month at 11 am), MARCAN hosts the Metro Intel meeting for law enforcement agencies in the Kansas City area. Restricted to law enforcement only, these meetings are an opportunity for agencies to share information regarding crime trends and series and collaborate their efforts to identify and apprehend suspects. Before each Metro Intel meeting is the MARCAN meeting, which starts at 10 am.

To learn more about MARCAN, please visit our website.

NYALEA is a newly formed non-profit association created by crime analysts located throughout New York State (NYS). NYALEA is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.

To learn more, please visit our Facebook page or you can email us at

NORCAN is a dynamic and growing network of law enforcement crime analysts, intelligence analysts, private sector analysts, commissioned officers, academics, and others simply interested in crime analysis. We originated out of a multi-agency recognition of the need for a formal, professional resource to crime analysts in the Northwest and have since grown into a multi-state, multi-national network. NORCAN consists of members from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Colorado, and Canada. Past members have been from Wyoming, Alaska, and Montana.

To learn more about NORCAN, please visit our website.

TALEA was organized to create a sense of cooperation, advocacy, communication and unified standards among law enforcement analysts. 

To learn more about TALEA, please visit our website.


The Texas Law Enforcement Analyst Network connects Crime Analysts, Criminal Intelligence Analysts, and other law enforcement professionals such as Investigators, Patrol Officers, and Command Staff across Texas. Our goal is to improve education, training, and professional standards within the field of law enforcement analysis.

To learn more about TXLEAN, please visit our website or contact us via email at

VCAN brings together more than 200 members representing over 60 police departments and sheriff’s offices across Virginia. Our membership also includes students, academic professionals and private sector professionals who support sworn law enforcement. Learn more at their website.

WILEAN is a nonprofit institution designed to facilitate law enforcement sensitive information-sharing and establish standards, provide training and resources, and encourage innovation for both crime and intelligence analysts throughout the state of Wisconsin. Learn more at their website.

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