Does Crime Analysis matter in reducing crime?

Is Crime Analysis an effective and efficient use of time and money?

Should all ranks and disciplines of a law enforcement agency benefit from Crime Analysis?


Should crime analysis be a temporary assignment for law enforcement officers and other staff more qualified & interested in doing other important police work?

Should a law enforcement agency settle for a crime analyst candidate pool that responds to an individual advertisement?

Should a crime analyst only gain the knowledge, perspective and tools of their particular organization?

NONO, and NO!

Vigilant Analytics provides this page as a resource to further help your organization advance its efforts to implement and maintain crime analysis programs that get results.

Professional Organizations

International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA)

International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IALEIA)

Select Publications

Putting a Value on Crime Analysts – Considerations for Law Enforcement Executives

COPS Office – Selecting the Best Analyst for the Job, A Model Crime Analyst Assessment Process for Law Enforcement Agencies

Center for Problem Oriented Policing - Crime Analysis for Problem Solvers in 60 Simple Steps