Crime analysis is one of the most effective tools available to support law enforcement agencies today. Data collection is worthless unless it easily understood and has relevance to the case. Analysis of information provides the indicators of what one has and what is missing. The analysis ultimately organizes the information in a way that leads possibly to prosecutorial success.
With this notion in mind, students will be required to develop a proposal of guidelines for starting an “analytical unit” within a police department.
Your proposal should include the following:
Mission, goals, and objectives
Role of analysis within the department
Instructions: The final paper needs to be 8-10 pages long (excluding the title page, abstract page, and reference pages), with APA formatting, citations, and references. Do Not Use MLA or any other form of reference.