Cost – Other eligible registrants (Canadian and International)
Accommodations include arrival of student the night before course start date.
Cost includes weekend stays for the duration of the course and is based on the Single room with a shared bathroom priced at $ 95.00/night.
Travel grant funding may be available (for non-federal police agencies only)
The Violent Crime Linkage Analysis System (ViCLAS) is a tool used to identify offenders of multiple violent crimes. This course provides students with key information and tools on how to conduct analysis on the ViCLAS system and how to interpret the results. The course also provides insight into the application of ViCLAS analysis to homicides, attempted homicides, sexual assaults, attempted sexual assault, missing persons where foul play is suspected, non-parental abductions, false allegations of sexual assault or attempted murder, and child luring.
Format and delivery
Length of course: 15 days
Class size: maximum 20 students
Delivery setting: theoretical component are offered in classroom; practical components involving scenarios are conducted in a computer lab with access to the ViCLAS computer system.
Ability to use the ViCLAS computer program to conduct a thorough case analysis.
Eligibility and mandatory requirements
This course is offered to employees of a recognized law enforcement agency and be employed in a ViCLAS centre.
Analysis should be listed as a primary job function.
Acceptance or refusal in the course is at the discretion of the Canadian Police College.
Success in the course is based on participation and completion of all required assignments.
Various evaluation methods are used, including written exam, ViCLAS exercise, and oral board exercise.
Re-testing or re-evaluation is conducted at the discretion of the course instructor.