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NOTE: This program has been discontinued. We are no longer accepting applications for new students. Students currently enrolled in the program must complete and submit all coursework and/or verification letters and course transfer paperwork to UCR University Extension by no later than June 1, 2022.

As communities grow, the ability to detect patterns from crime data will continue to be an important part of crime prevention. Learn how to extract the details without losing sight of the "bigger picture." Analyze the information using rigorous research standards you learn from our comprehensive Professional Certificate in Crime and Intelligence Analysis. Upon successful completion of our certificate program, you will also be awarded the Crime Analysis Certification from the Law Enforcement Intelligence Units (LEIU).

This program is endorsed by the Law Enforcement Intelligence Units (LEIU).

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    Est. Tuition $5,300

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    Learning Format Hybrid

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    Duration 9-12 months *

    *Duration times can vary talk to your student success coach for more information.
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    Total Units 26 Units

Required Courses

Course Formats
Required (26 Units )
Introduction to Criminal JusticeAn introduction to the criminal justice system discussing types of crime, criminal justice models, criminality theories, and the legislative process with emphasis on special interest groups as they relate to the development of criminal law.
3 Units
Introduction to Criminal Law and ProcedureExamination of the elements of crimes: crimes against persons, property, public health and safety, and others.
3 Units
Introduction to Criminal IntelligenceFocuses on criminal activities that are generally hidden from the public and police view.
4 Units
Crime Analysis ApplicationsThe crime analysis function within the law enforcement organization, including how to develop, implement and operate a crime analysis unit and discussion of the nexus between crime analysis, field and investigative operations.
4 Units
Criminal Investigative AnalysisCriminal Investigative Analysis (formerly referred to as Psychological Profiling) is the analysis of crime scene patterns in order to identify the personality and behavioral characteristics of offenders who commit the serial crimes of rape and homicide.
4 Units
Research Methods and Statistics in Crime AnalysisAcquaints students with basic concepts and sources of crime analysis data and information.
4 Units
Computer Skills for the Crime AnalystBecause rapid acquisition and analysis of information by crime analysts have become an integral element of modern law enforcement, computer skills are crucial to all positions in the crime analysis field.
4 Units
Crime and Intelligence Analysis PracticumPractical application of knowledge and skills gained through 400 hours of supervised experience in a crime and intelligence/crime analysis unit of an agency.
0 Units

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