Crime and Intelligence Analysis
An Integrated Real-Time Approach
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Crime and Intelligence Analysis: An Integrated Real-Time Approach, 2nd Edition, covers everything crime analysts and tactical analysts need to know to be successful. Providing an overview of the criminal justice system as well as the more fundamental areas of crime analysis, the book enables students and law enforcement personnel to better understand criminal behavior, learn the basics of conducting temporal analysis of crime patterns, use spatial analysis to better understand crime, apply research methods to crime analysis, and more successfully evaluate data and information to help predict criminal offending and solve criminal cases. A new chapter provides expert advice about terrorist threats and threat assessment.
Criminal justice and police academy students, as well as civilians, sworn officers, and administrators, can build the skills to be credible crime analysts who play a critical role in the daily operations of law enforcement.
Table of Contents
Part I. Crime and the Twenty-First Century
1. The Crime Problem
2. What Do We Know about Crime?
3. What Causes People to Commit Crimes?
Part II. Law Enforcement—Then and Now
4. The Police and Law Enforcement—It’s Come a Long Way
5. Police Investigations in the Twenty-First Century
Part III. Intelligence and Intelligence Analysis
6. An Introduction to Intelligence
7. Intelligence and the Tactical Analyst
8. Collecting Intelligence
9. Data Mining and Analyzing Intelligence
Part IV. Crime Analysis
10. History and Types of Crime Analysis
11. Tactical Crime Analysis
12. Tactical Crime Analysis and Hot Spots Policing
13. Strategic Crime Analysis
14. Understanding Threat Assessment Methodologies and the Role of the Analyst
15. Administrative Crime Analysis
16. Police Operations Crime Analysis
Part V. Crime Analysis and the Future
17. Crime Analysis and the Future of Policing
Glenn Grana, M.A., served a 21-year law enforcement career with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office in Rochester, New York. For 10 of those years, he was assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division as a narcotics investigator. While in narcotics, he was a member of the Narcotics Tactical Warrant Unit, and later served as a hostage negotiator with the Sheriff’s Hostage Recovery Team. He has taught at the Regional Police Academy and was the former supervisor at the Monroe Crime Analysis Center in Rochester, New York. He is currently Assistant Professor and Director of the Intelligence and Homeland Security BA program at Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester NY.
James Windell, M.A., is a psychologist, an author of more than 30 books, and an instructor teaching criminal justice courses at Wayne State University in Detroit and Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. His criminal justice books include The American Criminal Justice System, Looking Back in Crime, Who Shaped the American Criminal Justice System? and Juvenile Delinquency in America: Race, Class and Politics.
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