Promoting the exchange of crime & intelligence analysis

Established in 2001

VCAN brings together more than 200 members representing over 60 police departments and sheriff’s offices across Virginia. Our membership also includes students, academic professionals, and private sector professionals who support sworn law enforcement.
It is our mission to promote the exchange of crime and intelligence analysis information and to encourage increased professionalism in the crime analysis field throughout the Commonwealth.


Years Experience


VCAN Members


Police Departments


Training Events


Information Sharing

Information sharing is one of the primary goals of VCAN. By becoming a member, you encourage others in your department to join as well as expanding our network of analysts.

Free Training

Free training for VCAN members! VCAN hosts full-day training symposiums in the spring and fall as well as a multitude of “Free Friday” training dates and topics throughout the year, via classroom instruction and webinar.

College Students

Are you a college student? What better way to explore job opportunities and stay up to date on job postings or other crime analysis related news.


Eligibility to apply for the VCAN Professional Development Scholarship, which provides funding for training and certification through the IACA.

IACA Membership

VCAN & IACA members receive an International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA) membership! The IACA website is loaded with great information as well as training and certification tools.

IACA courses

Members have access to International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA) courses in Virginia that are co-hosted with VCAN.

Meet the Board