RD279 - Review of the Intelligence-Led Policing Model

Executive Summary:
Item 393 #6c of the 2013 Budget Bill directed that “The Department of Criminal Justice Services shall review the application of best practices and the potential for utilizing the intelligence-led policing model in Virginia law enforcement agencies. The review shall include consideration of the feasibility of creating incentives for the development of intelligence-led policing in the allocation of state or federal funds available through the department. The department shall report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by October 15, 2013."

To respond to this directive, the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) examined reports from federal sources and from other states to examine the principles, practices and implementation issues associated with intelligence-led policing. Major sources used included U.S. Department of Justice offices including the Office of Community-Oriented Policing, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance, and Bureau of Justice Statistics. Information was also obtained from the Police Foundation and the New Jersey State Police. A complete list of references used is contained in the Information Sources section at the end of this report. Much of the information contained in this report is excerpted from these references.