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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.

  • Monday, November 14, 2016 at 08:30 AM

    St. Louis Regional Meeting

    NACOLE, in partnership with the St. Louis Civilian Oversight Board, is proud to announce the next event in the 2016 Regional Meeting Series. This November, those working in and around civilian oversight of law enforcement will gather to discuss civilian oversight and its importance in building better communication and relationships between law enforcement and the communities they serve. 

    In addition to the networking opportunities that will take place, national and local experts will come together to discuss the following topics:

    • Overview of civilian oversight of law enforcement in St. Louis and across the country

    • Building bridges between law enforcement and communities

    • De-escalation of force policies

    • Bias-based policing

    • Effective communication with law enforcement

    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, November 8th.