We need to collect certain information from you, and may need to check your references, and we will then send your membership confirmation. The entire process can usually be done quite swiftly however our organisation is run entirely by volunteers so please bear with us!.
Joining ACIA provides Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities for you to take advantage of. You become part of a wider professional community and ACIA gives you chance to interact, share ideas, develop new skills and learn from analysts working across the public and private sectors within a wide variety of spheres.
Membership provides a wealth of opportunities to professionally develop including a network of diverse contacts however it remains down to you what get from ACIA – we encourage you to get involved!
Membership is open to anyone currently or formerly employed in crime or intelligence analysis, whether public or private sector in the UK or Ireland. This includes (but is not limited to) intelligence, fraud, crime and military analysts and researchers. Membership is also open to students (aged 18 or over) or academics, with a demonstrated interest in crime or intelligence analysis.
Applicants are required to provide a suitable referee, however if you apply with a .police, .gov or .ac email address your application will be automatically approved, if you don't have this then your referee needs to be someone who can confirm you work in the relevant sector whose own status we can verify (e.g. someone with a such an email address).
What does it cost?
Membership is free to individuals (including for organisations that wish to sign up a range of individuals)
Either: Currently or formerly employed in analysis in the context of crime or intelligence, whether public or private sector. This includes (but is not limited to) intelligence, fraud, crime and military analysts and researchers.
Or: A UK student (aged 18 or over) or academic, with a demonstrated interest in crime or intelligence analysis.