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    Foundations of Intelligence Analysis Training

    Foundations of Intelligence Analysis Training (FIAT)

    The FIAT is a five-day introduction to the basics of law enforcement intelligence analysis. As the name indicates, the FIAT Program aims to provide a foundation, a basic knowledge and understanding, of the elements of the law enforcement analysis profession. It was designed to be an entry-level curriculum.

    Course Topics:

    Topic 1: History of Intelligence

    Topic 2: Legal Issues/Ethics

    Topic 3: Sources of Information

    Topic 4: Creative/Critical Thinking

    Topic 5: Logic

    Topic 6: Inference Development

    Topic 7: Competing Hypotheses

    Topic 8: Crime Pattern Analysis

    Topic 9: Association Analysis

    Topic 10: Flow Analysis

    Topic 11: Strategic Analysis

    Topic 12: Financial Analysis

    Topic 13: Communication Analysis

    Topic 14: Products of Analysis

    Evaluations are completed after each FIAT and cover the course modules and each instructor. The goal is continual improvement of the product.

    The content of the FIAT course is designed by the experienced analysts, professionals in the field from various agencies around the world. This makes this course unique. 

    The FIAT curriculum is guided by IALEIA’s Analytic Standards document and is in line with the US Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative. It meets the training standards requirements set out in the US National Criminal Intelligence Sharing Plan (NCISP).

    Certified FIAT instructors are available in the US, Canada and Europe to provide your agency or organization with quality training. They are all experienced, working professional analysts in the field, who have been certified as instructors by IALEIA and the LEIU.

    The FIAT meets the criteria for basic level certification with IALEIA.

    FIAT is a cooperative venture of the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IALEIA) and the Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Units (LEIU)

    Who is this training developed for?

    The FIAT course is intended for civilian and sworn law enforcement, along with regulatory personnel who have not received formal, basic, intelligence analysis training or those who require a refresher.

    About our training facilities

    Our training facilities are situated in Gilze-Rijen in the southern part of the Netherlands, offering a conducive learning environment for all attendees. The location boasts ample free parking space, inclusive of charging stations for electric vehicles, ensuring a hassle-free experience for those driving to the venue.

    Accessibility is further enhanced with the proximity of the Rijen train station, making it convenient for those opting for public transportation.

    Within our facilities, we house a restaurant where participants can enjoy lunch at their own expense, providing a comfortable and convenient option for meal times. The serene and well-equipped setting of our training location, coupled with easy accessibility, makes it an ideal place for immersive learning and interaction.

    As a longstanding corporate member of IALEIA, we believe in the significant value of this association and their FIAT training. For this reason, International Anti Crime Academy facilitates this training on a non-profit basis.

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