This course is a beginner’s intelligence and analysis course for homeland security and law enforcement professionals. Students will learn the process of intelligence analysis, as well as several analytical techniques and procedures designed to assist in applying intelligence-driven products at the local, state, and federal levels. Through dynamic classroom instruction and practical exercises, students will develop an understanding of intelligence analysis and be able to create end-state intelligence products depicting intelligence information necessary to conduct operations.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between information and intelligence while applying the rules of 28 CFR part 23.
  • Identify and apply the basics of the Intelligence Cycle.
  • Conduct planning and direction activities as part of the Intelligence Cycle.
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct information collection and intelligence research.
  • Apply the basics of information processing and document and media exploitation.
  • Understand the analysis and production activities as they apply to the Intelligence Cycle.
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze and perform link analysis.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform flow chart analysis.
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct financial analysis of an individual or business.
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct telephone tolls analysis.
  • Integrate intelligence analysis and products to provide case support and disseminate information.
  • Explain the purpose of evaluation and feedback.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Length: 3 days/24 hours.

Who May Attend: Law Enforcement, Law Enforcement Support.