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August 2021 | Volume 14 | Issue 8

The 30th Annual Problem-Oriented Policing Conference will be held October 4–6 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The conference is sponsored by the Center for Problem-Oriented Policing and hosted by the Washtenaw County (Michigan) Sheriff's Office.

This year, the increase in violent crime across the nation and the rise of new challenges in areas such as domestic terrorism makes gatherings like this even more necessary and productive for law enforcement agencies of all types. At the Problem-Oriented Policing Conference, with its attendance averaging near 500 attendees from all over the world, police leaders and officers of all ranks can meet with crime consultants and researchers to learn the latest strategies and tools for addressing a wide variety of crime and safety problems. Attendees can choose from more than 20 different workshops focused on concerns ranging from civil unrest to relations with the homeless population.

Conference sessions will be of varying sizes and use different formats, so attendees can choose the type of learning environment that works best for them.

The agenda is currently in development but, in addition to presentations from the finalists for this year's Herman Goldstein Award for Excellence in Problem-Oriented Policing, the conference will feature sessions on the following:

  • Analytical Capacity for POP
  • Child Sexual Exploitation
  • Civil Unrest
  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
  • Domestic Violence
  • Homelessness-related Problems
  • Motivating Community Partners
  • Off-Road Vehicles
  • Organizational Support
  • Problem Analysis
  • Reducing Social Unrest
  • Residential Burglary
  • Training Police Officers
  • Violent Crime
  • Wildlife Crime

Visit the 30th Problem-Oriented Policing Conference page for more information.

Photo Courtesy of ASU Center for Problem-Oriented Policing.

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