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To further its mission, NACOLE works to bring together the growing community of civilian oversight practitioners, law enforcement officials, journalists, elected officials, students, community members, and others to meet and exchange information and ideas about issues facing civilian oversight and law enforcement.  In addition to it's annual conference, NACOLE conducts regional training and networking events, and gathers academics and scholars from different fields to discuss and encourage multi-disciplinary work on police oversight, and encourage relationships between civilian oversight practitioners, police professionals, and scholars.

  • Friday, February 03, 2017 at 08:30 AM
    Miami City Hall in Miami, FL

    Miami Regional Meeting

    NACOLE, in partnership with the Miami Civilian Investigative Panel, is proud to announce the first event of the 2017 Regional Meeting Series. In February 2017, those working in and around civilian oversight of law enforcement will gather with national experts such as Eric Daigle, Eduardo Diaz, Susan Hutson, and Charles Reynolds to discuss civilian oversight and its role in ensuring sustainable police reforms.

    In addition to the neworking opportunities, attendees will have the opportunity to come together to learn and discuss the following topics:

    • Overview of civilian oversight of law enforcement 

    • Use of force investigations and the importance of policy, practice and oversight

    • Sustainable reform during and after federal oversight of the police

    • Legal and implementation issues regarding body-worn cameras

    NACOLE Regional Events allow those working in, for, and around civilian oversight to gain knowledge and the opportunity to establish additional connections with those doing similar work in the area of police accountability.


    There is no cost to attend this event, however seating is limited.  Please note that registration for this event will close Tuesday, January 31st

  • Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 12:00 PM through September 14, 2017
    The Davenport Grand Hotel in Spokane, WA

    2017 Annual Conference

    NACOLE is hard at work planning the 23rd Annual Conference of the National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement. Please check back with us this winter for additional information regarding content, daily schedules, and accomodations. In the meantime, if you are interested in submitting a workshop proposal for the 2017 Annual Conference or learning more about the process, please click HERE.