Regional Training & Networking Events

Over the last 22 years, NACOLE has provided focused training and technical assistance specific to civilian oversight and police accountability.  With an ever-growing demand for information and guidance on oversight,  NACOLE has committed itself to providing more training and networking events throughout the year.  With the tools and knowledge it has gathered, NACOLE works with oversight practitioners and community members to develop and implement distinct and region-specific events.

The regional training and networking events assist NACOLE in its continued effort to develop and deliver training, offer technical support and assistance, and provide an enhanced knowledge-base of emerging and best practices.  Please check the website often to see if there is an event taking place near you.


  • Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 08:30 AM through December 01, 2017

    Denver Regional Meeting

    Vulnerable Populations and Civilian Oversight

    NACOLE is excited to announce the next training event in our 2017 Regional Meeting Series.  

    Civilian oversight has long addressed issues of police accountability, transparency and community trust. Vulnerable Populations and Civilian Oversight, a training event co-hosted by NACOLE, Denver’s Office of the Independent Monitor and several community based organizations, seeks to address many of these issues as they pertain to some of society’s most vulnerable populations. This training is geared toward a variety of audiences, including community members, oversight practitioners, justice system stakeholders, and academics.

    It is well-documented that some of society’s most vulnerable populations—including young people, those suffering from mental illness, those without stable housing, LGBTQIA community members, and veterans with disabilities—can end up in frequent contact with the justice system, which often leads to a vicious cycle of arrest, jail, and re-arrest. A number of police departments, jails, courts, oversight agencies, and other system stakeholders have responded with innovative solutions that help keep vulnerable populations from cycling through the system by providing needed social services and other resources. Please join us for this regional training to learn about how these agencies are working to ensure better outcomes for vulnerable community members, and for a robust discussion of how oversight practitioners can use these solutions in police and corrections oversight.

    Lunch will be provided on the first day of the event and a continental breakfast on both days.  There will also be a networking reception for all attendees held at the end of the first day.  This will allow attendees to further discuss the topics of the day and learn more about the work being done in Denver and around the country.

    Please note that this event is open to all those wishing to attend and we hope that you will be a part of this important and informative training & networking opportunity.  The registration fee for this event is $50 and includes all training, continental breakfasts, and Thursday's lunch.  NACOLE is able to waive this fee for those who find it would prohibit their ability to attend.

    This event is eligible for 8.25 hours towards the Certified Practitioner of Oversight (CPO) Credential.

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