Course Description: This course will provide law enforcement, intelligence personnel, and analysts with information necessary to understand the intelligence cycle: Direction, Collection, Processing, and Dissemination; and the techniques used to organize and analyze data. In addition, training will also include federal laws applicable to the gathering of intelligence and its use.

Course Length: 8 hours

Course Objectives: At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to:

    Review the legal direction and authority of intelligence gathering
  • Collect intelligence information
  • Report and process raw information
  • Analyze gathered intelligence
  • Disseminate the analyzed product
  • Analyze threat assessment
  • Discuss the potential nexus between illegal activities and criminal acts
  • Identify the ways in which police intelligence operations filters through other law enforcement functions in both tactical and non-tactical environments
  • Identify the intelligence cycle
  • Discuss rules, regulation, and laws that provide the basis of intelligence operations
  • Understand the importance of direction and planning in the intelligence operations
  • Determine issues to consider when planning intelligence operations
  • Identify the types of intelligence resources
  • The general types of intelligence information
  • The purpose for intelligence collection
  • Discuss the importance of reporting and processing within the intelligence cycle
  • Identify types of reporting
  • Identify the types of data entry points
  • Understand the need for prioritizing reports
  • Collect telephone data
  • Decipher telephone records
  • Analyze telephone records
  • Chart the analysis of calls
  • Develope an understanding of the use and applicability of a DNR/pen register
  • Understand the role of dissemination and integration in the intelligence cycle
  • Identify the types of intelligence classification
  • Determine why some materials receive classified status
  • Determine limitations to dissemination of intelligence products
  • Identify the types of distribution systems

To apply for access to E Drug training, follow the instructions on the information about applying page. Upon verification of your military, law enforcement or criminal justice employment status, you will receive an email providing information on accessing restricted classes.