Urgent Priorities to Further Our Reform Efforts

The field of oversight of law enforcement has grown significantly in the last few years. With it, the needs of practitioners and communities looking to establish civilian oversight have also grown; the current national outcry for police reform has accelerated that growth rapidly. NACOLE is working hard to meet the demand but money is often a limiting factor. With your help, we could increase our capacity for outreach, advocacy, and education. We want to strengthen and expand oversight throughout the country, and give those tasked with doing this challenging and essential work the support and professional development they need to be strong, effective community-change agents. Your donation will directly support NACOLE’s top 3 priorities:

1. Advocacy for civilian oversight

2. Training of oversight professionals

3. Defining and defending oversight with state-of-the-field research and data

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RECENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Statement on the Death of Tyre Nichols

The National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE) extends its deepest condolences to Tyre Nichols’ heartbroken family and friends. We stand with those across the country who are outraged and horrified by the actions that lead to his death, as we do every time a life is needlessly lost at the hands of law enforcement. It has been encouraging to witness the swift action taken by Memphis Police Department (MPD) Chief Cerelyn Davis and the outpouring of condemnation by law enforcement officials across the nation. But police officials must not only condemn what is happening in Memphis, they must also identify what steps they will take within their own police departments Read More

Save the Date for the 29th Annual NACOLE Conference

Planning has already begun for NACOLE's Annual Conference to be held this November in Chicago, Illinois. For it's 29th year, NACOLE will bring together the community of oversight practitioners, law enforcement officials, journalists, elected officials, students, community members, and others dedicated to effective and sustainable civilian oversight of law enforecment. This conference will provide a meaningful opportunity to exchange information and ideas about issues facing civilian oversight and law enforcement in addition to engage in valuable networking with others in the field. Read More

 

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    Sunday, November 12, 2023 at 12:00 PM through November 16, 2023
    Chicago Fairmont at Millenium Park

    2023 Annual Conference

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      SAVE THE DATE FOR THE

      29th ANNUAL NACOLE CONFERENCE

      NOVEMBER 12- 16, 2023

      Building Better Oversight

     

    Planning has begun for NACOLE's Annual Conference taking place this November in Chicago, Illinois. For the 29th year, NACOLE will bring together oversight practitioners, law enforcement officials, journalists, elected officials, students, community members, and others dedicated to effective and sustainable civilian oversight of law enforecment. This conference will provide a meaningful opportunity to exchange information and ideas about issues facing civilian oversight and law enforcement in addition to allowing participants the opportunity to engage in valuable networking with others in the field.

    Registration will open May 15, 2023.  At that time, you will be able to register for the conference and take advantage of our reduced conference rate at the Chicago Fairmont Hotel at Millenium Park.  Space and rooms will be limited so plan to register early!

    NACOLE is now accepting proposals for workshops and presentations to be included in this year's conference.  If you are interested in submitting a proposal or would like additional information, please click below.

    PROPOSAL SUBMISSION INFORMATION

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