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Crime and Intelligence Analysis

An Integrated Real-Time Approach, 1st Edition

By Glenn Grana, James Windell

CRC Press

377 pages | 9 B/W Illus.

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Crime and Intelligence Analysis: An Integrated Real-Time Approach 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 will enable 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. Criminal justice and police academy students will learn how to be skilled and 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 Administrative Crime Analysis

15 Police Operations Crime Analysis

Part V Crime Analysis and the Future

16 Crime Analysis and the Future of Policing

About the Authors

Glenn Grana, M.A., began his 21-year career in law enforcement in December, 1983 with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office in Rochester, New York. Glenn spent over 10 years of his career assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division, primarily as a narcotics investigator and was also a member ofthe Narcotics Tactical Warrant Unit. As a member of the Sheriffs Hostage Recovery Team, Glenn served as a Hostage Negotiator and was one of two lead negotiators during the longest standoff in that unit’s history. Glenn taught at the Regional Police Academy and he returned to law enforcement work under a U.S. Department of State contract as a Police Advisor in Afghanistan and as part of a Police Mentor Team, a unit comprised of military and civilian personnel dedicated to teaching the fledgling Afghanistan Police the basics of policing and investigations.He was assigned to the investigation and assessment of Dangerous Radical Terrorist and Enduring Security Threat Terrorists, who were taken into custody during Operation Iraqi. He earned his BS degree in Criminal Justice and immediately advanced into their Master’s program for Criminal Justice Administration in 2012. Monroe Crime Analysis Center inRochester, New York, working as a Tactical Analyst with the Rochester Police Department. He is a member of and presenter for the New York Association of Hostage Negotiators, the International Association of Crime Analystsand and a Hostage Negotiator.

James Windell, M.A., is a psychologist, author, and college instructor. As a psychologist, he specialized in work with families and children. He is an adjunct instructor in the Criminal Justice Department at Wayne State University,where he has taught Introduction to Criminal Justice and Juvenile Justice courses since 2000. He is a Lecturer at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, where he teaches Juvenile Justice, Criminological Theory, and Capstone, the final class for criminal justice majors. Scheduled for publication in 2015 are Looking Back in Crime (CRC Press) and A Widow’s Guideto Healing (Sourcebooks). He is currently completed a juvenile justice textbook (scheduled for publication in 2016) and a book on wrongful conviction with Dr. Marvin Zalman, one of the country’s leading experts on wrongful convictions. He has authored numerous books, booklets and journal articles related to psychology, criminal justice , and parenting.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Security / General
LAW / Criminal Law / General
LAW / Forensic Science