JTOL are pleased to be hosting – An Introduction to Geographic Profiling

Aim: To outline the theories and principles of criminal geography which are relevant to Crime Analysis and provide pupils with an understanding of how these can effectively be applied to their work.

Objectives: By the end of the course the students will:

  • Understand the importance of geography within crime analysis
  • Learn the theories and principles associated with the geography of crime
  • Learn how geography can be used to understand criminal events, generate hypothesis and focus investigative strategies
  • Understand the benefits of GeoTime® and Rigel and how they can be applied to analysing crimes.

Course Outline: The day will provide analysts with the skills and knowledge to enhance their role by incorporating geographic principles and theory. The training will include group exercises and discussions as well as providing traditional lectures on the core principles.

Trainer – Clare Bowie has worked in Policing since 1997, when she was recruited as a placement student at Bramshill Police College.  Clare worked within the Serious Crime Analysis Section for a number of years before becoming the U.K.’s first civilian ICIAF trained Geographic Profiler in 2004. As a profiler she advised a wide range of investigations from Criminal Damage to Murder. Having recently left the National Crime Agency, she now offers her skills independently. Clare is passionate about ensuring analysts are upskilled and utilised effectively by investigations.

Attendees: The course is aimed at Analysts and Researchers who want to learn about how Geographic principles can be applied to their daily roles.

Cost: The cost of the day will be £149 per analyst. This includes refreshments.  Additional discounts are available for forces sending more than one analyst.

For more Information or to Apply for a place on this special course please click here…