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.

  • Friday, March 06, 2020 at 08:30 AM through March 07, 2020

    2020 Academic Symposium

    New Frontiers in Independent Oversight of Jails, Prisons, and Police

    The National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE) and the University of Texas School of Law and Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs are partnering for the 2020 NACOLE Academic Symposium, which will be held at the University of Texas School of Law on March 6, 2020.  The event will bring together practitioners, policy makers, policing and corrections experts, and advocates for independent civilian oversight of law enforcement with a broad range of academics pursuing research and scholarship in the areas of policing, corrections, and/or civilian oversight of law enforcement and corrections. In addition, there will be an executive leadership forum held on March 7, 2020 for both those working in the areas of law enforcement and corrections oversight.

    If you are interested in submitting an abstract for this event, we are now soliciting manuscripts.  For additional information, a copy of the call for papers in its entirety can be found by clicking the button below:

    2020 Call for Papers

    Please watch for additional details, including registration information, in the Fall of 2019.

  • Sunday, August 30, 2020 at 12:00 PM through September 03, 2020
    Marriott Starr Pass in Tucson, AZ

    2020 Annual NACOLE Conference