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Title: Law Enforcement Intelligence Operations: An Overview of Concepts, Issues and Terms
Author(s): D L Carter
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 372
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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Document: PDF
Type: Training (Aid/Material)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This book provides information and a structure for training law enforcement personnel in the effective collection and analysis of intelligence information.
Abstract: The first three chapters provide background information on the intelligence enterprise. They address the definition and classification of intelligence, the history of law enforcement intelligence, and a contemporary philosophy of intelligence. Each chapter presents information on its topic and then outlines the instructional goal, objectives, and study questions for the topic. The philosophy of intelligence upon which the instruction is based is one which balances the productive application of analyzed intelligence with legal and ethical standards. A chapter on the organization and administration of an intelligence unit identifies issues and alternatives for the organization, staffing, and management of the intelligence function in a law enforcement agency. This is followed by a chapter on the intelligence cycle which defines a framework/methodology that can be used to collect, process, and disseminate intelligence information in a thorough, efficient, and effective manner. Other chapters cover information collection, an overview of strategic intelligence for law enforcement, the targeting of a appropriate crimes for intelligence activities, computerized information and statistical systems, technological issues, intelligence records systems, legal issues, and control of the intelligence function. Appended intelligence standards, a glossary, and 112-item bibliography
Main Term(s): Intelligence acquisition; Intelligence analysis
Index Term(s): Intelligence units; Police management; Police organizational structure
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