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
Glenn Grana is a Professor of Intelligence Studies in the Homeland Security and Applied Intelligence program at Roberts Wesleyan College. He began his 21-year career in law enforcement with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office in Rochester, New York. Glenn spent over 10 years assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division, primarily as a narcotics investigator, and was also a member of the 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.
After his retirement from Law Enforcement Glenn worked under a U.S. Department of State contract as a Police Advisor in Afghanistan 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 then accepted a position with the U.S. Department of Defense as a Police Advisor working in Iraq and was assigned to the US Army 10th Mountain Division conducting the investigation and assessment of Dangerous Radical Terrorist and Enduring Security Threat Terrorists taken into custody during Operation Enduring Freedom. The purpose was to create prosecution packages to be presented to the Central Criminal Court of Iraq for prosecutorial consideration.
Upon his return from the Middle East Glenn accepted a position with an upstate NY law enforcement intelligence center, serving as an Intelligence Analyst and Supervisor.
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.