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Basic Geographic Profiling Analysis

This course introduces students to geography of crime theory and the methodology of geographic profiling. It is designed for police investigators, crime analysts, and others interested in the geography of crime and its application to criminal investigation. Course topics include serial crime, case linkage analysis, criminal hunting methods, environmental criminology, behavioral geography, crime pattern theory, routine activity theory, mental maps, criminal hunting methods, journey-to-crime research, and temporal patterns. Case examples are used to illustrate major points.


$395.00 - 40 Hours, POST Plan III

2014/2015 DATES

  • Oct. 20-24, 2014 (TBA) ***CANCELED***
  • January 26-30, 2015 (TBA)
  • March 2-6, 2015 (TBA)


Irvine Police Department
1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606

For those participants who will be flying in, the Long Beach Airport is the closest airport.




Because classes fill up quickly, we strongly encourage registering as soon possible. Please have your training department call (562) 985-4940 or e-mail to make your reservations. If you make a reservation via email please include the following information:

  • Name and Date of Class
  • Training Managers Name
  • Training Managers Phone Number
  • Training Managers Email Address
  • Agency Name
  • Name of Attendee(s)
  • POST ID # for Attendee(s)

You will recieve a confirmation email letting you know that we have registered you for the class. Reservations are on a first come first serve basis, a waitlist will be established once the maximum number of students has been met.