Professional Training Series

Criminal Investigative Analysis - Web Based

Class Dates: 1/7/2019 -3/31/2019

Class Times: Online

Location:

Online
Web Based

Class Description:

The objective of this course is to gain an understanding of criminal investigative analysis/criminal profiling. This course will examine factors that influence serious violent criminals and their behavior. Throughout this course students will learn the history and methods of criminal investigative analysis/criminal profiling, how to analyze crime scenes for offender behaviors and characteristics utilizing critical thinking, science ad logical reasoning. Students will examine various case studies each week focusing on MO/Signature, crime scene behaviors, and crime linkage. This 12-week course will focus on offender typologies, patterns and motives of criminals, offender profiles and the psychological make-up of serial violent offenders.



Course Goals:

The student will gain an understanding of criminal investigative analysis/criminal profiling. After completing this course, the student will be able to:

Students will learn the history and different methods of criminal profiling.

Examine crime scenes focusing on behavioral clues that may provide the analyst insight into the type of offender is responsible.

Examine forensic victimology and how it relates to assisting in identifying offender characteristics.

Students will be able to examine numerous case studies focusing on MO/Signature, crime scene behaviors, and crime linkage.

Students will be able to identify behavioral crime scene characteristics that can lead to inferring offender characteristics.

Students with techniques, theories and knowledge to provide relevant investigative offender information to assist in solving serial cases, narrowing the suspect pool and assisting with court presentation.


This course will be graded as a pass/fail. This is not a self-paced course; we will advance as a group. Students can login anytime to work as needed. We will use a variety of ways to allow for student participation and interaction. Each week students will have chapter readings, an assignment, discussion forum, quiz or case study.

Students should expect a time commitment of 3-5 hours per week to gain a pass grade.

Textbook: Profiling and Serial Crime: Theoretical and Practical Issues, Third Edition, Wayne Petherick. (ISBN 978-1-45-573174-9)

Students will need to purchase their textbook prior to course start date.

Invitations to the course blackboard will be emailed out approximately one week prior to the start of the class.

Cost:

IACA Members: $395.00 USD

Non-Members: $445.00 USD

For more information, contact Kimm Barnes at (541) 440-4460

Class Registration and Cancellation Policy

Training Class Cost

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If you transfer your registration to a non-IACA member within your organization, you will be responsible for paying the difference between the member and non-member rates.

Payments / Refunds

All payments are in U.S. Dollars (USD). Payments for IACA classes must be received 10 business days prior to the first day of class.

All refunds for credit card or PayPal payments will be subject to a 4% administrative fee to cover charges we must pay for those transactions.

Cancellations and Substitutions

Student cancellations or withdrawals from a class must be received by the Training Series Director via email at least 15 business days prior to the first day of class.

If your training fee has been paid but you cannot attend, you may transfer your registration to another person in your organization. If you transfer your registration to a non-IACA member, you will be responsible for paying the difference between the member and non-member rates. The IACA training director must be notified via email of any substitutions.

If a cancellation or withdrawal occurs within the 15 day period prior to the start of the class, class tuition will not be refunded to a student or organization and cannot be applied to future IACA classes. Exceptions to this cancellation policy can only be made by the Training Series Coordinator on a case by case basis.

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