May 21, 2022  
2020-2021 Course Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CRJ 303 - Intel Analysis & Sec Mgmt

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Open
This course is an examination of the field of intelligence analysis and its role in the security of the United States and its citizens. The course examines current trends in the intelligence world. Additionally, the course explores the role of operations, operators, source development and the ever-changing world of spy versus spy.
Prerequisite: CRJ 301  
Competencies
  1. Demonstrate operational knowledge of intelligence gathering and analysis pertinent to homeland security and other threats facing government and private sectors.
    1. Define the value of raw intelligence in operational planning.
    2. Define the use of finished intelligence in policy making.
  2. Outline basic intelligence policies and functions of the United States Government.
    1. Identify the “major players” and their use and misuse of intelligence.
    2. Define both the providers and end users of intelligence and analysis.
  3. Articulate the meaning and purposes for the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (P.L. 108-458).
    1. Explain the structure fix recommended by this Act.
    2. Identify the major changes to the intelligence community provided by this Act.
  4. Evaluate the dependability and reliability of source information.
    1. Define the difference between a dependable source and a reliable source.
    2. Define the inherent weakness of source reporting. 
  5. Enumerate specific methods and/or techniques for obtaining intelligence, synthesizing it and analyzing it.
    1. Explain the importance of the Attorney General Guidelines to intelligence agencies operating in the United States.
    2. Discuss the value and dangers of other nations’ source information and the danger of circular reporting.
  6. Test and challenge intelligence in light of critical judgment and evidentiary analysis.
    1. Understand the difference between evidence that will stand in a court of law and intelligence that is actionable.
    2. Test and challenge intelligence in light of policy makers and end users.
  7. Implement basic intelligence gathering techniques and analysis.
    1. Understand source develoment and confirmation.
    2. Understand source vetting and test tecnique.
  8. Using various forms of intelligence, apply sound reasoning, formulates predictions and forecasts terrorist activities.
  9. Describe the foundation and goals for security.
    1. Describe and identify the stakeholders regarding security.
    2. Describe the lead agencies regarding security of the United States.
  10. Identify, describe and analyze threats to national and international safety and security.
    1. Understand the critical threats to the United States both domestically and internationally.
    2. Understand and describe the most likely actors that threaten the United States and those nations with whom it shares an interest.
  11. Apply ethical and professional behaviors to intelligence gathering and operations.
    1. Explain the difference between actions that are legal, moral and ethical, and actions that might serve to violate any of those principals.
    2. Explain a value system that might place actionable intelligence ahead of human rights.



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