Categories and Criteria

President’s Award
This category recognizes an outstanding individual that supports analysts in the field and encourages professional progress and is awarded by the IALEIA President.
Awards will be granted in the following categories based on specific criteria listed below.  No award will be given in a category where no outstanding submission was received.  All nominees will be advised of the award determinations.
* Enhanced effectiveness of the investigative effort.
* Improvements in the processing of information into intelligence.
* Innovation in the integration of intelligence functions in to investigative operations.
* At least one (1) member of the organization nominated for and receiving the award shall be an IALEIA member. An IALEIA membership application must be submitted within 30 days of the close of nominations.
* Initiative and perseverance in stimulating interest of analysts, investigators or prosecutors through analysis or crime activity.
* Sophistication and diligence in the use of analytical techniques in support of investigations.
* Innovation in the development of graphical techniques for presentation of complex cases in court.
* Effectiveness in coordinating the planning of intelligence support analysis with investigative case management.
* Providing tactical or strategic coverage to areas not previously served or served adequately.
* Nominees and award recipients shall be IALEIA members. When multiple persons [maximum of two (2)] are included in a single Category 2 award, at least one (1) of the nominees shall be an IALEIA member. An IALEIA membership application must be submitted within 30 days of close of nominations.
* A detailed description of how the individual applied, organized, or employed analysts and intelligence to further agency objectives.
* Nominees and recipients do not have to be members of IALEIA
General Instruction for Nominations

Each application must be accompanied by two (2) letter of nomination that contain detailed documentation of the above criteria. Self-nomination is not allowed. Submissions must have the permission of the agency or company for which the analytical work was done. Nominators and nominees need not be IALEIA members or affiliated with IALEIA at the time of submission; however, the nominee must become an IALEIA member before the evaluation/scoring process is completed. Organizations or individuals cannot receive the same award in more that two (2) consecutive years for the same publication (e.g. different issues of the same periodical). Telephone numbers, fax numbers, and e-mail addresses for the nominators and nominees must be provided. Nomination packets in Adobe (.pdf) or Word (.doc or .docx) are preferred.

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