Intelligence Analysts gather, analyze, or evaluate information from a variety of sources, such as law enforcement databases, surveillance, intelligence networks or geographic information systems. Use intelligence data to anticipate and prevent organized crime activities, such as terrorism. (O*NET Online) 

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A CSIS Intelligence Officers (IOs) main role is to collect and analyze national security-related information. IOs will be required to work at headquarters in Ottawa and across Canada throughout their careers. (CSIS) 

Canadian Forces Intelligence Officers provide military intelligence support in operations, planning and decision-making. Their work has an impact on military and national security, and the political and public relations of the government. (Canadian Forces)

RCMP Criminal Intelligence Analysts work with information collected in the context of lawful investigations and ascertain validity and ensure accuracy before it is included in a threat assessment. They support public safety and tactical and strategic decisions in the four levels of RCMP policing: international, national, provincial and local. (RCMP Criminal Intelligence Program)

Crime Analysts utilize database research techniques to analytically identify, predict, and help prevent crime. By analyzing police data, they provide strategic, statistical and investigative support to regional police forces by developing ways of reducing criminal activities within specific areas. This enables police forces to identify key relationships and make faster, more accurate decisions. (WLU)  Some crime analysts are civilian career professionals; others are police officers in temporary or permanent assignments (IACA).

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