GPA – BCIT Vancouver

ECRI Advanced Crime Investigation Training

GPA I – Basic

Offered in fall and spring semesters, check with BCIT for dates and times
Course Fee: See BCIT registration information

Course Overview

This course is a basic introduction to the concepts and theory of geographic profiling. It covers the mathematics and statistics behind the techniques. Crime pattern theory, mental maps and criminal hunting area concepts are introduced.

This is a credit course in Forensic Sciences FSCT 8303.

GPA-II is also offered from time to time.

Course Location

British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
Centre for Forensic & Security Technology Studies
555 Seymour St.
Vancouver, BC V5G 3H2

Who Can Attend?

Students, Crime and Intelligence Analysts, Detectives, Investigators, Law Enforcement Personnel

Topics Covered

Serial Crime, Case Linkage Analysis, Criminal Hunting Methods, Environmental Criminology, Behavioural Geography


Carl Sesely (RCMP)
Sherri Darrah (RCMP)


Please visit the BCIT Forensic Science & Technology Webpage.