CIA840 - Gang Intelligence in Canada

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Subject Title
Gang Intelligence in Canada

Subject Description
This course explores the scope and nature of criminal gangs in Canada including identifying regional gangs by province and cities and how their criminal proclivities impact Canadian society. The role of tactical and strategic crime analysis are applied, emphasizing the role of the analyst in risk assessment and enforcement strategies employed by law enforcement and Federal agencies to combat gang activity. Additionally, students analyse gang formation, using criminological theories and how these memberships are perpetuated through cultural norms, societal conditions and the economy.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Apply criminological theories to explain the formation of criminal gangs in Canada.
  2. Identify the scope, nature, and variation based on province and cities of gangs in Canada.
  3. Describe the role of the analytical product in gang prevention.
  4. Explain how gang association translates into actionable intelligence.
  5. Assess the inter-mingling between various groups to explain the evolution of gang membership in Canada.
  6. Explain risk assessment matrixes utilized by law enforcement organizations.

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