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Kathleen Marie Oborn




Los Angeles


LA Pierce College

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Program Details

Program Title

Crime and Intelligence Analysis

Submission Type

New Program

TOPs Code

Administration of Justice (210500)

Projected Start Date


Catalog Description

The certificate in Crime and Intelligence Analysis is a specialization that will provide students with the conceptual knowledge and analytical skills required of crime and intelligence analysis professionals.  Students will receive practical instruction in crime analysis, criminal investigative analysis, organized crime and intelligence analysis, and law enforcement research and statistical methods.


Enrollment Completer Projections

We project for the first two years,  Fall 2023-Fall 2024, that 35 students will earn their certificate in Crime and Intelligence Analysis.

Program Proposal Attributes

Program Award Type(s) (Check all that apply)
  • Certificate of Achievement: 16 or greater semester (or 24 or greater quarter) units (C)
Program Goal

The goal of this program is to prepare students with advanced technology and investigative techniques to analyze crime trends and patterns. Students will learn to use progressions in technology to plan, collect, collate, analyze and disseminate information and intelligence regarding crime and intelligence incidents. 


Program Objectives

1.Gain employment as a crime and intelligence analyst in law enforcement and intelligence organizations

2.Apply advanced crime and intelligence analysis concepts to real-world public safety problems and issues

3.Use different methodologies to conduct crime and intelligence analytical techniques

4.Interpret the results of crime and intelligence analyses in order to develop strategies to effectively address public safety problems and issues

Course Units and Hours

Total Certificate Units (Minimum and Maximum)


Units for Degree Major or Area of Emphasis (Minimum and Maximum)


Total Units for Degree (Minimum and Maximum)


Course Report

Program Requirements Narrative

The Crime and Intelligence Analysis program will be offered as a certificate program designed to support the interests of students and meet the needs of the public safety industry.  This program is aligned with Pierce College’s Strategic Master Plan and supports enrollment and community building.  This program provides students with an opportunity to join the criminal justice workforce in entry level positions with a Certificate of Achievement with an emphasis on Crime and Intelligence Analysis. Completers of this program can also continue their education towards their associate degree or transfer.  Both career placement and completion are important goals and support college, district, and state-wide initiatives.

Program Requirements
(Y1 or S1)
AJ 1Introduction to the Administration of Justice32023/Fall
AJ 5Criminal Investigation32023/Fall
AJ 174Offender Profiling32024/Spring
AJ 305Criminal intelligence and Data Analysis32024/Spring
AJ 319

AJ 383
Research Methods and Statistics in Criminal Justice

Applications in Crime Analysis



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New Program

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Part of the Administration of Justice program
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Submission Details

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05/18/23 - 11:34 PM



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