Colorado Information Analysis Center (CIAC)

Captain J.P. Burt and Staff

The Colorado Information Analysis Center, (CIAC) focuses on preventing acts of terrorism, taking an all-crimes, all-hazard approach. They are a centralized resource that gathers, analyzes and disseminates all-hazards information to private sector, local, state, tribal, and federal stakeholders throughout Colorado and the United States.

The Center serves as the state’s fusion center, a multidiscipline, multi-agency network of professionals from private sector, local, state, tribal and federal partners conducting analysis and sharing information to prevent, protect and respond to crimes and potential or actual acts of terrorism.  The CIAC is one component of the national network of fusion centers, which are an integral part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s strategic initiative for information sharing.

Captain J.P. Burt is the Commander of the Colorado State Patrol Homeland Security Section. He serves the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management as the Director of the Colorado Information Analysis Center. Captain Burt also oversees the Colorado State Patrol Intelligence Unit and the Auto Theft Intelligence Coordination Center.


Course Summary

CIAC will present a CSIA-customized, interactive and highly entertaining one-day course focusing on the topics below and how they relate to the work of local law enforcement professionals.


This presentation will cover the following topics:

  • CIAC Overview and Case Study of the Tom Clements Homicide
  • Radicalization of Terrorist Groups
  • Human Trafficking