This military-led course is designed to educate homeland security and law enforcement professionals on the military process known as IPOE. Students will learn how this process may be adopted and/or modified to suit civilian intelligence operations at the local, state, and federal levels.

Furthermore, understanding of the military’s process and capabilities may facilitate requests for and success during joint operations. Through dynamic instruction, discussion, case study, and practical exercises, students will develop methods to effectively incorporate collected intelligence during operations and share information across agency, state, and military lines.

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

  • Identify and describe the three levels of intelligence, and the difference between intelligence disciplines.
  • Define the operational environment.
  • Describe environmental effects on operations.
  • Evaluate the threat.
  • Determine the threat courses of action.
  • Demonstrate intelligence preparation of the operational environment through practical exercise.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Length: 3 days/24 hours.

Who May Attend: Law Enforcement, Corrections, Military.