Training & Education

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.

  • 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