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NCJ Number: 220391 Find in a Library
Title: Law Enforcement Analytic Standards
Corporate Author: International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: November 2004
Page Count: 43
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
Washington, DC 20531
International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts, Inc
Richmond, VA 23225
Sale Source: International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts, Inc
PO Box 13857
Richmond, VA 23225
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Guideline
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents standards for analysts and standards for analytic products/processes developed by the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IALEIA) on behalf of the Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (Global) Intelligence Working Group (GIWG).
Abstract: The first seven standards of the Law Enforcement Analytic Standards relate to analysts or those who fill the analytic function in agencies. The analyst’s mission is to research and analyze raw data, apply critical thinking and logic skills to develop sound conclusions and recommendations, and provide actionable intelligence in a cohesive and clear manner to management. The seven standards include: (1) education standard; (2) training standard; (3) continuing education standard; (4) professional development standard; (5) certification standard; (6) professional liaison standard; and (7) analytic attributes standard. The second set of standards was developed for analysis that corresponds to the intelligence cycle. These 18 standards additionally show the critical role that analysis plays in each portion of the intelligence cycle: (8) planning standard; (9) directions standard; (10) collection standard; (11) collection follow-up standard; (12) legal constraints standard; (13) evaluation standard; (14) collation standard; (15) analytic accuracy standard; (16) computerized analysis standard; (17) analytic product content standard; (18) analytic outcomes standard; (19) dissemination plan standard; (20) analytic report standard; (21) analytic product format standard; (22) analytic testimony standard; (23) data source attribution standard; (24) analytic feedback standard; and (25) analytic product evaluation. The National Criminal Intelligence Sharing Plan (NCISP) recommended that all agencies adopt the minimum standards for intelligence-led policing to support the development of sound, professional, analytical products (intelligence). Analytic standards have been present informally for several years, but not previously codified into a single document. It is hoped that by compiling these and disseminating them throughout the law enforcement intelligence community, standards will be more universally accepted and their adherence strongly encouraged. Appendix and references
Main Term(s): Police intelligence operations
Index Term(s): Data analysis; Data collections; Information collection; Intelligence acquisition; Intelligence files; Police information systems; Police standards; Standards; Standards implementation; Statistical analysis
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