The Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Units (LEIU) is an organization whose mission is providing leadership and promoting professionalism in the criminal intelligence community in order to protect public safety and constitutional rights. LEIU maintains a criminal intelligence clearinghouse that facilitates the timely exchange of confidential information among its 240 local, state, and federal member agencies. Its annual conference provides for certificated training and the opportunity for intelligence professionals to network with other members and their associates. LEIU also provides its members with evaluation and technical assistance in the formation and organization of their agency’s intelligence function. In addition, LEIU provides timely publications and appropriate advocacy for professional criminal intelligence standards on the national level.