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ATWJE - Matthew Douglas - Power of the Pen
6d ago
ATWJE - Matthew Douglas - Power of the Pen
Episode: 00220 Released on July 8, 2024 Description: In this episode, Matthew Douglas shares how he built rapport with officers and instilled trust and confidence in analytics. Matthew started his career as an intern and worked his way up to a supervisory position. Matthew shares a couple of badge stories related to DDACTS and a STAR report where he optimized data for strategic planning that helped reduced traffic accidents and improved public safety. Matthew is a champion for data and uses his influence and connections to promote effective usage of it. Matthew is currently the Law Enforcement Analyst Director in Schenectady, New York. CHALLENGE: There are Easter eggs in one of the tables of the Excel chapter that Jason wrote for the IACA textbook. First-person to email us at leapodcasts@gmail.com about what the Easter eggs are will receive a $75 gift card from us. Happy hunting! *** Episode 3 of Cocktails & Crime Analysis - https://youtu.be/wClRBaF4jos  *** Name Drops: Dr. Nathan Meehan (00:01:04) Public Service Announcements:  Dawn Clausius (https://www.leapodcasts.com/e/atwje-dawn-clausius-the-well-rounded-analyst/) Manny San Pedro (https://www.leapodcasts.com/e/atwje-manny-san-pedro-the-penalty-box-analyst/)  Related Links:  https://www.iadlest.org/ https://www.ojp.gov/ncjrs/virtual-library/abstracts/data-driven-approaches-crime-and-traffic-safety-ddacts-operational https://www.cpted.net/ https://www.esri.com/en-us/arcgis/products/arcgis-dashboards/overview  Association(s) Mentioned: IADLEST, DDACTS Vendor(s) Mentioned: ESRI Contact:  Transcript: https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/2ar583qrgw8a4dgk/MattDouglas_transcript.pdf Podcast Writer: Mindy Duong Podcast Researcher:  Theme Song: Written and Recorded by The Rough & Tumble. Find more of their music at www.theroughandtumble.com. Logo: Designed by Kyle McMullen. Please visit www.moderntype.com for any printable business forms and planners.  Podcast Email: leapodcasts@gmail.com   Podcast Webpage: www.leapodcasts.com   Podcast Twitter: @leapodcasts 00:00:17 – Introducing Matt 00:03:55 – Internship 00:11:40 – Analyst to Manager 00:17:38 – ABS: DDACTS 00:28:32 – Break:  Dawn Clausius & Manny San Pedro  00:29:35 – ABS:  Threshold Analysis 00:35:27 – ABS:  CPTED 00:43:47 – ABS:  ERSI Dashboards 00:53:47 – Advice & Hiring 01:01:24 – Personal Interests:  01:05:30 – Words to the World
ATWJE - Before You Leap - Think and Then Think Again
Jul 1 2024
ATWJE - Before You Leap - Think and Then Think Again
Episode: 00219 Released on July 1, 2024 Description: Randy Stickley joins Jason for the first of many regular deep dives into critical thinking and biases. Before you leap, think and then think again. In this episode, Randy and Jason preview this monthly recurring segment and suggest analysts get comfortable with being uncomfortable.  Get to know more about Randy by listening to his episode on Analyst Talk With Jason Elder: https://www.leapodcasts.com/e/atwje-randy-stickley-the-self-promoter/ CHALLENGE: There are Easter eggs in one of the tables of the Excel chapter that Jason wrote for the IACA textbook. First-person to email us at leapodcasts@gmail.com about what the Easter eggs are will receive a $75 gift card from us. Happy hunting! *** Episode 3 of Cocktails & Crime Analysis - https://youtu.be/wClRBaF4jos  *** Name Drops: Akshata Kumavat (00:14:39) (Analyst Talk Episode: https://www.leapodcasts.com/e/atwje-%c2%a0akshata-kumavat-the-offender-focused-analyst-1659959048/) Related Links:  "Psychology of Intelligence Analysis" - Richards Heuer https://www.cia.gov/resources/csi/books-monographs/psychology-of-intelligence-analysis-2/ “A Tradecraft Primer: Structured Analytic Techniques for Improving Intelligence Analysis” - Central Intelligence Agency, Center for the Study of Intelligence https://www.cia.gov/resources/csi/books-monographs/a-tradecraft-primer/ "Humans' Cognitive Bias Mistakes" https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/11/humans-cognitive-bias-mistake/utm_campaign=social_video_2021&utm_content=24507_biases_affecting_how_view_the_world&utm_medium=social_video&utm_source=linkedin&utm_term=1_1 Association(s) Mentioned:  Vendor(s) Mentioned:  Contact: randall.c.stickleyii@gmail.com; https://www.linkedin.com/in/randall-stickley-36b0a5109/   Transcript: https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/pz4gkbjy8qbfzgda/BYLep01_Transcript.pdf  Podcast Writer:  Podcast Researcher:  Theme Song: Written and Recorded by The Rough & Tumble. Find more of their music at www.theroughandtumble.com. Logo: Designed by Kyle McMullen. Please visit www.moderntype.com for any printable business forms and planners.  Podcast Email: leapodcasts@gmail.com   Podcast Webpage: www.leapodcasts.com   Podcast Twitter: @leapodcasts
ATWJE - Operation GI - Ban on the Bandidos
Jul 1 2024
ATWJE - Operation GI - Ban on the Bandidos
Episode: 00218 Released on July 1, 2024 Description: Dr. Bel Pedroza joins Jason for the first of regular deep dives into open source gang intelligence. The new show, Operation GI, will review and react to articles on gang information. In this episode, Bel and Jason preview this monthly show and talk about the Danish government banning the Bandidos Motorcycle Club.    Get to know more about Bel by listening to his episode on Analyst Talk With Jason Elder: https://www.leapodcasts.com/e/atwje-dr-belinda-bel-pedroza-the-proven-analyst/ CHALLENGE: There are Easter eggs in one of the tables of the Excel chapter that Jason wrote for the IACA textbook. First-person to email us at leapodcasts@gmail.com about what the Easter eggs are will receive a $75 gift card from us. Happy hunting! *** Episode 3 of Cocktails & Crime Analysis - https://youtu.be/wClRBaF4jos  *** Name Drops: Related Links: https://apnews.com/article/denmark-bandidos-ban-violence-cd8289debfe4a7fecfc08c2be326569b IALEIA Lonestar Chapter Symposium: https://mms.ialeia.org/Calendar/moreinfo.php?eventid=49744  Association(s) Mentioned: IALEIA Vendor(s) Mentioned:  Contact: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bel-p-0673a91a6/  Transcript: https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/8crn7yqcr4ube28q/OGI01_Transcript8ta4h.pdf  Podcast Writer:  Podcast Researcher:  Theme Song: Written and Recorded by The Rough & Tumble. Find more of their music at www.theroughandtumble.com. Logo: Designed by Kyle McMullen. Please visit www.moderntype.com for any printable business forms and planners.  Podcast Email: leapodcasts@gmail.com   Podcast Webpage: www.leapodcasts.com   Podcast Twitter: @leapodcasts
ATWJE - Anisa Bano - Love of Numbers
Jun 24 2024
ATWJE - Anisa Bano - Love of Numbers
Episode: 00217 Released on June 24, 2024 Description: In this episode, Anisa Bano shares her journey coming to the United States, learning a new language, and pursuing a career in law enforcement analysis. Anisa shares her story about attending an analysis academy and how she used what she learned on the job almost immediately. Anisa’s badge story involves a burglary series that was happening across jurisdictional lines and involved the Coast Guard. Anisa’s innate abilities to connect and build relationships with people helped link incidents together to ultimately apprehend the offender. Anisa is a big advocate for networking, asking questions, and promoting the analytical field as a social field where people work together towards a common goal. Anisa is currently a criminal research and intelligence analyst for the City of Naples, a position she has held for over 10 years.  This episode also contains the everso funny segment Sh*t You Hear in the Office; as always, have one (or more) to share? Hit us up!~ Josh Todd (https://www.leapodcasts.com/e/atwje-josh-todd-the-adirondack-analyst/) Erin Rivera (https://www.leapodcasts.com/e/atwje-erin-rivera-a-rainman-moment/) Steve Bennett (https://www.leapodcasts.com/e/atwje-steve-bennett-the-counter-drug-cliffhanger/) Michelle Belongie (https://www.leapodcasts.com/e/atwje-michelle-belongie-access-junkie/)  CHALLENGE: There are Easter eggs in one of the tables of the Excel chapter that Jason wrote for the IACA textbook. First-person to email us at leapodcasts@gmail.com about what the Easter eggs are will receive a $75 gift card from us. Happy hunting! *** Episode 3 of Cocktails & Crime Analysis - https://youtu.be/wClRBaF4jos  *** Name Drops: Alexander Gulde (00:20:50) Association(s) Mentioned:  Vendor(s) Mentioned:  Contact: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anisa-bano-2223b194/  Transcript: https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/kiie6py7qand54ex/AnisaBano_transcript.pdf  Podcast Writer: Mindy Duong Podcast Researcher:  Theme Song: Written and Recorded by The Rough & Tumble. Find more of their music at www.theroughandtumble.com. Logo: Designed by Kyle McMullen. Please visit www.moderntype.com for any printable business forms and planners.  Podcast Email: leapodcasts@gmail.com   Podcast Webpage: www.leapodcasts.com   Podcast Twitter: @leapodcasts 00:00:17 – Introducing Anisa 00:08:58 – Starting at Police Department 00:17:26 – FDLE Certification 00:23:29 – ABS: Burglarizing by Boat 00:36:35 – Current Projects:  00:42:53 – Hiring 00:46:46 –  Sh*t You Hear in the Office 00:53:40 – Personal Interests: 00:55:34 – Words to the World
ATWJE - Kassie Langdon - Leaning into Data
Jun 17 2024
ATWJE - Kassie Langdon - Leaning into Data
Episode: 00216 Released on June 17, 2024 Description: Kassie Langdon joins us this week to share her journey from records to patrol to crime analysis. Kassie shares how her experience as an officer helps her create actionable and effective products as she knows how officers think and what they're looking for. Her badge story involves a child endangerment investigation she worked on with the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) unit. Kassie gives insight into her reasons for the transitions and gives gratitude to those who helped her along the way; she passes on the kindness by mentoring aspiring analysts. Kassie is currently a crime analyst for the Holly Springs (NC) Police Department.  CHALLENGE: There are Easter eggs in one of the tables of the Excel chapter that Jason wrote for the IACA textbook. First-person to email us at leapodcasts@gmail.com about what the Easter eggs are will receive a $75 gift card from us. Happy hunting! ***Episode 2 of Cocktails & Crime Analysis - https://youtu.be/aKNOC_wj4nA *** Name Drops: Amanda Bruner, Caleb Myers, and Damian Williams (00:01:24), Beverly Lewis (00:33:39), Amanda Bruner & Charlie Giberti (00:47:02), Andrew Wheeler (01:01:09) Public Service Announcements: Caleb Meyers (https://www.leapodcasts.com/e/atwje-caleb-meyers-the-go-to-intel-guy/) Josie Blong (https://www.leapodcasts.com/e/atwje-josie-mcneely-the-analyst-you-know/)  Association(s) Mentioned: CCIA, IACA Vendor(s) Mentioned: PowerBI Contact: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kassielangdon/  Transcript:  Podcast Writer: Mindy Duong Podcast Researcher:  Theme Song: Written and Recorded by The Rough & Tumble. Find more of their music at www.theroughandtumble.com. Logo: Designed by Kyle McMullen. Please visit www.moderntype.com for any printable business forms and planners.  Podcast Email: leapodcasts@gmail.com   Podcast Webpage: www.leapodcasts.com   Podcast Twitter: @leapodcasts 00:00:17 – Introducing Kassie 00:07:12 – First Days as Officer 00:14:37 – Becoming an Analyst 00:25:09 – Back as an Investigator 00:31:18 – Break:  Caleb Meyers & Josie Blong 00:32:16 – Back as an Analyst 00:38:04 – ABS:  Child Endangerment 00:45:55 – Mentoring 00:58:49 – CCAA 01:01:31 – Personal Interests:  Soccer 01:08:21 – Words to the World
ATWJE - Nancy Valenti - Making the Comeback
Jun 10 2024
ATWJE - Nancy Valenti - Making the Comeback
Episode: 00215 Released on June 10, 2024 Description: Crime analysis is a competitive field that requires patience and persistence. In this episode, Nancy Valenti shares how it took her almost nine years to land the official “crime analyst” title, but she has already been doing the job during her colorful career prior to it. Nancy began her law enforcement career in dispatch, then transitioned to litigation support before studying cybersecurity which she transitioned into later. Nancy discusses the transferable skills between her various positions, and how she knew analysis was where her heart was. Nancy worked on a multitude of homicide cases during her tenure, but has since geared her expertise towards threat analysis. Nancy is currently a threat intelligence officer for the State of Maine.  CHALLENGE: There are Easter eggs in one of the tables of the Excel chapter that Jason wrote for the IACA textbook. First-person to email us at leapodcasts@gmail.com about what the Easter eggs are will receive a  $75 gift card from us. Happy hunting! ***Episode 2 of Cocktails & Crime Analysis - https://youtu.be/aKNOC_wj4nA *** Name Drops: Mark Stallo (00:04:32), Michael Sauschuck (00:26:51), Kelly Crotty (00:30:04), Christopher Bruce (00:35:25) Public Service Announcements: Temperature Led Policing with Mark Stallo (https://www.leapodcasts.com/e/mark-stallo-%e2%80%93-the-visionary/) Jeff Vandersip (https://www.leapodcasts.com/e/jeffrey-vandersip-the-crackerjack-analyst/)  Related Links:  https://www.maine.gov/mema/homeland-security/miac https://www.portlandmaine.gov/436/Police https://www.cbsnews.com/news/48-hours-dangerous-games-the-death-of-lizzi-marriott/  Study Qigong with Nick Loffree https://www.holdenqigong.com  https://www.nickloffree.com  https://www.youtube.com/@TheNickLoffree  Cyber intelligence technical skills.  https://tryhackme.com  Association(s) Mentioned:  Vendor(s) Mentioned: Maltego, I2 Contact: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nancy-valenti-241a2b234/  Transcript: https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/wh8kypb9aeihbrbr/NancyValenti_transcript.pdf  Podcast Writer: Mindy Duong Podcast Researcher:  Theme Song: Written and Recorded by The Rough & Tumble. Find more of their music at www.theroughandtumble.com. Logo: Designed by Kyle McMullen. Please visit www.moderntype.com for any printable business forms and planners.  Podcast Email: leapodcasts@gmail.com   Podcast Webpage: www.leapodcasts.com   Podcast Twitter: @leapodcasts 00:00:17 – Introducing Nancy 00:10:11 – Litigation Support 00:17:38 – Marriott Case 00:21:37 – Starting a Portland PD 00:30:06 – Break:  Jeff Vandersip & TLP with Mark Stallo 00:32:22 – ABS:  Vandalism 00:37:54 – Working for the Feds 00:41:17 – Cyber Intelligence 00:52:25 – Advice 01:00:46 – Personal Interests:  Qigong 01:02:57 – Words to the World
ATWJE - 4th Anniversary Special Episode
Jun 3 2024
ATWJE - 4th Anniversary Special Episode
Episode: 00214 Released on June 3, 2024 Description: Another year, another 52 episodes to promote the law enforcement analysis profession. In this special anniversary episode, Mindy Duong and Jason talk about hiring, a common theme of the podcast over the past year. Included in this discussion is a review of guests’ advice and four current law enforcement job announcements. This episode also contains an update on the Easter Egg challenge that has been ongoing for over two years now! From all of us at Leapodcasts, thank you to all our listeners and fans for your support and encouragement these past few years. We hope you have enjoyed our episodes as much as we’ve enjoyed making them, and that they have been helpful to you on your professional journey. We’d love to hear from you! Please reach out to us via email, YouTube comments section, or on any of our social media accounts with any thoughts, comments, or suggestions. We look forward to another year of recording the truly amazing work and stories that analysts do every day, and promoting the law enforcement analysis profession one episode at a time. CHALLENGE: There are Easter eggs in one of the tables of the Excel chapter that Jason wrote for the IACA textbook. First-person to email us at leapodcasts@gmail.com about what the Easter eggs are will receive a $75 gift card from us. Happy hunting! ***Episode 2 of Cocktails & Crime Analysis - https://youtu.be/aKNOC_wj4nA *** Name Drops: Dr. Rachel Boba-Santos (00:09:32), Sean Bair (00:24:31), Sally Tarabah (00:36:42) Public Service Announcements:  Easter Egg Announcement Related Links:  https://www.leapodcasts.com/p/hiring-guide/ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0412142/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0_tt_7_nm_1_q_house Job announcements that were reviewed: https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/7ivxi33jqcu3xc9f/2024AnniversaryEP01.pdf https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/b46w79tnuitke32s/2024AnniversaryEP02.pdf https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/r4fu3i3c69g4uk7e/2024AnniversaryEP03.pdf https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/ecsb35sd3r4vcs5h/2024AnniversaryEP04.pdf  Association(s) Mentioned: IACA Vendor(s) Mentioned:  Contact: leapodcasts@gmail.com  Transcript: https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/zabahaixb7visw6e/Anniversary2024_Transcripts.pdf   Podcast Writer: Mindy Duong Podcast Researcher:  Theme Song: Written and Recorded by The Rough & Tumble. Find more of their music at www.theroughandtumble.com. Logo: Designed by Kyle McMullen. Please visit www.moderntype.com for any printable business forms and planners.  Podcast Email: leapodcasts@gmail.com   Podcast Webpage: www.leapodcasts.com   Podcast Twitter: @leapodcasts 00:00:31 – Introducing The Episode 00:03:09 – Defining the Profession 00:09:13 – Analysts’ Role in SOP 00:14:45 – LEA Manager’s View  00:19:12 – Panel Interviews 00:25:26 – Soft Skills 00:31:23 – Break:  Easter Eggs 00:32:34 – Location, Location, Location 00:38:32 – Job Announcements  01:04:08 – Wrap-up
ATWJE - Emily Dorscher - The Superstar Analyst
May 27 2024
ATWJE - Emily Dorscher - The Superstar Analyst
Episode: 00213 Released on May 27, 2024 Description: In this week's episode, Emily Dorsher shares her analyst journey from the Pacific Northwest. Emily talks about her Master’s degree and research position that influenced her analyst career at Everett PD. Emily’s badge story is different from most; she developed an app that collects vital data on homeless encampments. Emily also talks about hiring from the perspective of sitting on hiring boards and recently going through the hiring process herself. Emily is currently the Crime & Intelligence Analyst for the Marysville Police Department in Washington state.   CHALLENGE: There are Easter eggs in one of the tables of the Excel chapter that Jason wrote for the IACA textbook. First-person to email us at leapodcasts@gmail.com about what the Easter eggs are will receive a $50 gift card from us. Happy hunting! ***Episode 2 of Cocktails & Crime Analysis - https://youtu.be/aKNOC_wj4nA *** Name Drops: Sue Rohr (00:17:03), Erica Bennett (00:19:33), Sean Bair (01:04:16)  Public Service Announcements: John Ng (https://www.leapodcasts.com/e/atwje-john-ng-the-evidence-based-analyst/) Shawna Gibson (https://www.leapodcasts.com/e/atwje-shawna-gibson-the-what-now-analyst/) Related Links: Power Apps/Automate video tutorials: https://www.youtube.com/@ShanesCows Power BI video tutorials: https://www.youtube.com/@HowtoPowerBI Other great coding video tutorials: https://www.youtube.com/@GuyInACube Excel Mapping Geography Over Time: https://andrewpwheeler.com/2017/11/10/creating-an-animated-heatmap-in-excel/ The Effect of Guardian Training for Law Enforcement Officers – Longitudinal Findings 2015 – 2020: https://www.seattleu.edu/artsci/departments/criminal/crime-and-justice-research-center/collaborative-research/ Association(s) Mentioned: NORCAN Vendor(s) Mentioned: ERSI Contact: https://www.linkedin.com/in/emilymalterud/  Transcript:  Podcast Writer: Mindy Duong Podcast Researcher:  Theme Song: Written and Recorded by The Rough & Tumble. Find more of their music at www.theroughandtumble.com. Logo: Designed by Kyle McMullen. Please visit www.moderntype.com for any printable business forms and planners.  Podcast Email: leapodcasts@gmail.com   Podcast Webpage: www.leapodcasts.com   Podcast Twitter: @leapodcasts 00:00:17 – Introducing Emily 00:04:10 – Master’s 00:11:02 – Research and Then Prague 00:18:20 – Everett PD 00:28:20 – Break: John Ng & Shawna Gibson  00:29:11 – ABS:  An App 00:53:09 – Hiring 01:12:57 – Personal Interests: Dungeons & Dragons 01:17:09 – Words to the World