Subject details

After successfully completing this subject you should be able to:

  1. Discuss in depth concepts central to Intelligence-Led Policing and the 3i model
  2. Apply the 3i model to your work environment
  3. Critically review and synthesise the academic literature relating to the 3i model
  • Topics
    • Origins of intelligence-led policing
    • The magnitude of the crime challenge
    • Defining intelligence-led policing
    • Analytical frameworks
    • Interpreting the criminal environment
    • Influencing decision-makers
    • Having an impact on crime
    • Evaluating intelligence-led policing
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Podcasting/Leacture capture
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Printable format materials

No eligibility requirements

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject is designed to consolidate the knowledge gained in the previous degrees by analysing a live crime problem. Students working as a group will generate hypotheses, apply various analytic techniques to test these, prepare a report to be presented to the relevant command team.

This subject will focus on a managerial model used by police and other enforcement agencies known as Intelligence Led Policing. The core concepts of of the 3i model (interpreting the criminal environment, influencing decision makers and impacting the criminal environment) underpin the learning objective and the assessment.

  • Assignment 1 - Major Essay (50%)
  • Assignment 2 - Weekly Learning Task (30%)
  • Assignment 3 - Peer Assessment (20%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

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