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.

  • Thursday, March 07, 2024 at 02:00 PM

    2024 NACOLE Webinar Series (March)


    Preventing Police Misconduct: The Value of Background Checks

    Mark Iris, Ph.D.
    Lecturer Emeritus, Northwestern University
    Executive Director (retired), Chicago Police Board

     

     

    Sandy Jo MacArthur, Psy.D.
    Assistant Chief (retired), Los Angeles Police Department

     

    On Thursday, March 7, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. ET, NACOLE will welcome Dr. Mark Iris and Dr. Sandy Jo MacArthur, to discuss the importance and key components of a well-done, comprehensive background check for applicants for police officer and sheriff's deputy positions, and the role civilian oversight can play to this end.

    The webinar is scheduled for one hour, followed by an optional 30-minute discussion immediately afterward. Only those who attend the live webinar will be able to join the discussion. The webinar will be recorded and available to registrants for three months.

     

    For more information and to register, click the registration icon below. 

    Registration Deadline: March 6, 2024, 2:00 p.m. ET

  • Thursday, March 21, 2024 at 02:00 PM
    Zoom

    Investigator Forum

    NACOLE invites you to our online forum for oversight investigators on the third Thursday of every month at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

    These monthly one-hour meetings and will be facilitated by NACOLE Board member Jayson Wechter and other, veteran investigators.  They will be an opportunity for attendees to discuss common issues, share information about training, technology, online tools, and relevant resources. In addition, it provides an opportunity for investigators at agencies around the country to meet and network with professional colleagues.

    NACOLE members and employees of agencies holding organizational memberships are invited to participate.

    There is no need to pre-register for these events but do note that they are only open to the first 100 participants who join the online meeting.  Simply click the link below to join us at 2:00 p.m. EDT:

    JOIN MEETING NOW

  • Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 02:00 PM
    Zoom

    Investigator Forum

    NACOLE invites you to our online forum for oversight investigators on the third Thursday of every month at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

    These monthly one-hour meetings and will be facilitated by NACOLE Board member Jayson Wechter and other, veteran investigators.  They will be an opportunity for attendees to discuss common issues, share information about training, technology, online tools, and relevant resources. In addition, it provides an opportunity for investigators at agencies around the country to meet and network with professional colleagues.

    NACOLE members and employees of agencies holding organizational memberships are invited to participate.

    There is no need to pre-register for these events but do note that they are only open to the first 100 participants who join the online meeting.  Simply click the link below to join us at 2:00 p.m. EDT:

    JOIN MEETING NOW

  • Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 02:00 PM
    Zoom

    Investigator Forum

    NACOLE invites you to our online forum for oversight investigators on the third Thursday of every month at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

    These monthly one-hour meetings and will be facilitated by NACOLE Board member Jayson Wechter and other, veteran investigators.  They will be an opportunity for attendees to discuss common issues, share information about training, technology, online tools, and relevant resources. In addition, it provides an opportunity for investigators at agencies around the country to meet and network with professional colleagues.

    NACOLE members and employees of agencies holding organizational memberships are invited to participate.

    There is no need to pre-register for these events but do note that they are only open to the first 100 participants who join the online meeting.  Simply click the link below to join us at 2:00 p.m. EDT:

    JOIN MEETING NOW

  • Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 02:00 PM
    Zoom

    Investigator Forum

    NACOLE invites you to our online forum for oversight investigators on the third Thursday of every month at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

    These monthly one-hour meetings and will be facilitated by NACOLE Board member Jayson Wechter and other, veteran investigators.  They will be an opportunity for attendees to discuss common issues, share information about training, technology, online tools, and relevant resources. In addition, it provides an opportunity for investigators at agencies around the country to meet and network with professional colleagues.

    NACOLE members and employees of agencies holding organizational memberships are invited to participate.

    There is no need to pre-register for these events but do note that they are only open to the first 100 participants who join the online meeting.  Simply click the link below to join us at 2:00 p.m. EDT:

    JOIN MEETING NOW

  • Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 02:00 PM
    Zoom

    Investigator Forum

    NACOLE invites you to our online forum for oversight investigators on the third Thursday of every month at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

    These monthly one-hour meetings and will be facilitated by NACOLE Board member Jayson Wechter and other, veteran investigators.  They will be an opportunity for attendees to discuss common issues, share information about training, technology, online tools, and relevant resources. In addition, it provides an opportunity for investigators at agencies around the country to meet and network with professional colleagues.

    NACOLE members and employees of agencies holding organizational memberships are invited to participate.

    There is no need to pre-register for these events but do note that they are only open to the first 100 participants who join the online meeting.  Simply click the link below to join us at 2:00 p.m. EDT:

    JOIN MEETING NOW

  • Thursday, August 15, 2024 at 02:00 PM
    Zoom

    Investigator Forum

    NACOLE invites you to our online forum for oversight investigators on the third Thursday of every month at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

    These monthly one-hour meetings and will be facilitated by NACOLE Board member Jayson Wechter and other, veteran investigators.  They will be an opportunity for attendees to discuss common issues, share information about training, technology, online tools, and relevant resources. In addition, it provides an opportunity for investigators at agencies around the country to meet and network with professional colleagues.

    NACOLE members and employees of agencies holding organizational memberships are invited to participate.

    There is no need to pre-register for these events but do note that they are only open to the first 100 participants who join the online meeting.  Simply click the link below to join us at 2:00 p.m. EDT:

    JOIN MEETING NOW

  • Thursday, September 19, 2024 at 02:00 PM
    Zoom

    Investigator Forum

    NACOLE invites you to our online forum for oversight investigators on the third Thursday of every month at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

    These monthly one-hour meetings and will be facilitated by NACOLE Board member Jayson Wechter and other, veteran investigators.  They will be an opportunity for attendees to discuss common issues, share information about training, technology, online tools, and relevant resources. In addition, it provides an opportunity for investigators at agencies around the country to meet and network with professional colleagues.

    NACOLE members and employees of agencies holding organizational memberships are invited to participate.

    There is no need to pre-register for these events but do note that they are only open to the first 100 participants who join the online meeting.  Simply click the link below to join us at 2:00 p.m. EDT:

    JOIN MEETING NOW

  • Sunday, October 13, 2024 at 08:00 AM through October 17, 2024
    JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa

    2024 Annual NACOLE Conference


    NOW ACCEPTING SESSION PROPOSALS


    2024 Annual NACOLE Conference

    October 13 - 17, 2024

    JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa 
    Tucson, Arizona

     

    SAVE THE DATE!

    The 2024 Annual NACOLE Conference is scheduled to take place October 13 - 17, 2024, in Tucson, Arizona.

    Please make plans to join us for this milestone event--NACOLE's 30th annual conference.

    Details about conference registration, the full program, and other important information are forthcoming.

     

    SESSION PROPOSALS

    NACOLE is now accepting session proposals in one of three formats: single presenter, panel (2 to 4 presenters), and roundtable discussion.

    For more information and to submit a proposal, click the link below.

    Please note, the proposal submission deadline is March 15, 2024, 8:00 p.m. EDT / 5:00 p.m. PDT.
    Extensions will not be granted.

     

  • Thursday, October 17, 2024 at 02:00 PM
    Zoom

    Investigator Forum

    NACOLE invites you to our online forum for oversight investigators on the third Thursday of every month at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

    These monthly one-hour meetings and will be facilitated by NACOLE Board member Jayson Wechter and other, veteran investigators.  They will be an opportunity for attendees to discuss common issues, share information about training, technology, online tools, and relevant resources. In addition, it provides an opportunity for investigators at agencies around the country to meet and network with professional colleagues.

    NACOLE members and employees of agencies holding organizational memberships are invited to participate.

    There is no need to pre-register for these events but do note that they are only open to the first 100 participants who join the online meeting.  Simply click the link below to join us at 2:00 p.m. EDT:

    JOIN MEETING NOW