Emma Fern, a retired Criminal Intelligence Analyst, passed away on May 15, 2012. She was one of the original group of IALEIA founders, and was past-President of IALEIA from 1990-1995. Emma was also the founder of the South Florida Chapter of the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts.
She started her career with the Miami-Dade Police Department in 1970, then transferred to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement in 1978. She worked as a Senior Supervisor and Criminal Intelligence Analyst with special expertise in Organized Crime and retired in 2003.
Emma was a proud member of the Law Enforcement community and was nationally known and highly respected for her analytical abilities.