ABOUT THE GUIDE
The "Guide to Sources of Information for Intelligence Officers, Analysts, and Investigators" is compiledfrom multiple and various open sources. The information found in the guide was obtained from theorganizations listed herein or from other open sources (i.e. Internet) and may not have been fullyvalidated.This guide is not intended to be an exhaustive compilation of all sources of information available tointelligence officers, analysts, and investigators. There are many other sources of valuable informationthat may be useful for intelligence, analytical, and investigative purposes. The specific sources of information identified in the guide exemplify the types of information available, and that which mayhave proven useful in the past.The inclusion of specific products or services should not be viewed as an endorsement by any agency,organization, or person.As a user of this guide, you should be aware that, in many cases, information and sources we cite maybe privileged or restricted and, therefore, you will need to apply for accounts or access to the specificsystems, and databases listed.The information provided in this guide is current as of the date of publication. The guide was originallycompiled and published in October 2009. The guide is a 'living document' to which we continually makechanges and updates. We request your assistance in updating and improving the guide. Please submit
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Michael Chesbro, CPO, CSS, CCIA, CFC, CAS, CHS-III, SSICriminal Intelligence Specialist / Certified Crime & Intelligence AnalystJoint Base Lewis-McChord Fusion Center - Police Intelligence / Crime Analysis UnitDES/Force Protection (Bldg. 2007, MS-55)Fort Lewis, WA 98433Tel: 253-966-7303 / DSN: 347-7303Fax: 253-966-7318
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