Criminal Justice: Crime & Intelligence Analysis

Associate in Applied Science

Herkimer County Community College

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    Associate in Applied Science
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Earn your associate degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

The Criminal Justice: Crime & Intelligence Analysis AAS from Herkimer Community College will focus on developing research and analytical skills to be used in either a crime analysis or intelligence unit within a variety of criminal justice agencies.  Crime analysis is utilized within law enforcement agencies to determine such things as staffing patterns and assignment of specialized units to interdict specifically targeted crimes and perpetrators.  They also develop profiles designed to help identify individual offenders by applying multifaceted crime analysis methods and are trained to predict future crimes by using statistical analysis and other specialized techniques. 

The goals of this program are to:

    prepare students for a variety of employment opportunities in the public as well as the private sector;

    introduce students to current crime analysis and intelligence theories and their applications to build their analytical, writing, and team management skills; and

    focus on skill development in collecting and analyzing data to forecast criminal profiles, documenting illegitimate relationships between people, organizations, and events, and using statistical techniques to solve crime problems.

Successful graduates from this program will be able to:

    collect and interpret data and demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form;

    apply analytic methods in strategic and tactical analysis in accordance with law enforcement and homeland security requirements;

    utilize statistical research techniques and demonstrate a familiarity with computer operations and database management related to crime and intelligence analysis; and

    make reliable decisions based on analytical ability, critical thinking skills.


What's an associate degree?
An associate degree usually takes two years of study and prepares students for employment or transfer to a bachelor’s program at a four-year university.

How do I enroll?

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  4. Pay the application fee (if applicable)
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records

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