GPA – York 2012

ECRI Advanced Crime Investigation Training

Course Location

York Regional Police – Training Centre
9350 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill, ON

Course Overview

This program is designed to give analysts, investigators, detectives, and managers the background and skills to interpret geographic profiles correctly and to make actionable recommendations. Students learn through presentations given by subject matter experts, through the study of real cases, group dialogue, and a field exercise as well as hands-on training with the professional geographic profiling software RIGEL. This course is approved by the Committee for Geographic Profiling Analyst Training and Certification (CGPATC), and gradutates are eligible for certification as Geographic Profiling Analysts.

GPA I – Basic

Date: June 18-22, 2012
Time: 8:30am-5:00pm
Course Fee: $850 + 13% HST
Course Overview: Basic introduction to the concepts and theory of geographic profiling. It covers the mathematics and statistics behind the techniques, crime pattern theory, mental maps and criminal hunting area concepts are introduced.

GPA II – Advanced

Date: June 25-29, 2012
Time: 8:30am-5:00pm
Course Fee: $950 + 13% HST
Course Overview: Hands-on instructional course that focuses on applying geographic profiling techniques to actual cases (historical or active). Emphasis is on effective analysis, strategy and scenario development and final report generation. The RIGEL Analyst software is introduced and is used extensively in this part of the course.

Topics Covered

Serial Crime, Case Linkage Analysis, Criminal Hunting Methods, Environmental Criminology, and Behavioural Geography

Who Can Attend?

Crime and Intelligence Analysts, Detectives, Investigators, and Law Enforcement Personnel

Course Contacts

Instructor: Brad Moore e.
Facilities Contact: Cindra Massicotte
Registration Contact: Stephen Church p. (604) 718-2065


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Course fees paid in advance are fully refundable up until the May 28, 2012 cancellation deadline. After the cancellation deadline, course fees are not refundable.

Courses are subject to cancellation at any time up until the start date. If a course is cancelled, all fees paid in advance will be fully refunded or credited against a future GPA course at the registrant’s option. The course organizer accepts no responsibility for any non-refundable expenses incurred by the registrant in case of cancellation.

All registrations are subject to review by the course organizer and lead instructor prior to being accepted to ensure that registrants meet the course requirements. Paid registrations may be switched to an alternate person, subject to review and acceptance. Registrants will be notified promptly of acceptance.