Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
CJA 232
Course Title:
Intelligence Led Policing
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Course Description

Moves information gathered on criminal activities from knowledge to action. Provides a foundation on intelligence management as it relates to collection, analysis and dissemination of information related to threats in an attempt to facilitate informed decision-making, policies and appropriate operational response while maintaining respect for the Constitution and privacy rights of citizens. Prerequisites: WR 121 and CJA 111. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion students should be able to:1. Review threat information using structured analytic techniques to help avoid intelligence failure.2. Better understand the intentions and capabilities of adversaries in order to help properly assess and respond to potential threats and disasters.3. Disseminate collected information to the full spectrum of customers at all levels.

Course Activities and Design

Activities may include but are not limited to:? Classroom Lecture? Guest speakers? Films and videos? Role playing scenarios? Group discussions

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Methods of assessment may include the following: examinations, quizzes, an interview assignment report, research papers, class participation, role playing feedback, oral presentations and group activities.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

This course will cover topics that include but are not limited to:? Knowledge management? Threat review? Structured analytic techniques? Assessment of potential threats and disasters? Dissemination of collected information? Management of crisis situations