Society for Police and Criminal Psychology

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The  next meeting of the Society will be held in Atlanta, Georgia,
September 30 -- October 3, 2015. 

The conference will be held at the Georgian Terrace Hotel.  Presentation and poster proposals are now being accepted.  See our conference page for more details..

Recent Conferences

The 40th annual meeting of the Society was held in Las Vegas, Nevada on September 17-20, 2014. Conference Program

The 39th annual meeting of the Society held in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on September 25-28, 2013 was wonderful.  Conference Program

The 2013 Asian Conference on Criminal and Operations Psychology (ACCOP) was a tremendous success.  More Information  



Jack Kitaeff, a long-time member of SPCP, has been nominated for the position of president-elect of the American Psychological Association.  More information

Threat Management Courses.  SIGMA Threat Management provides training courses in the evaluation, management and prevention of violence.  Courses are offered April 6 and 7 in Washington DC.  Other dates are also available.  More information

Psychological Assessment, Ehics and Expert Testimony.  APA Division 42 will be hosting a symposium for forensic psychologists, May 1-3, in Sliver Springs, MD.  More information

Threat Assessment and Threat Management.  Produced with the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Specialized Training Services is offering a 2-day workshop, May 26-27 in Chicago, IL.  More information

North American Correctional and Criminal Justice Conference, Ottawa, Canada, June 4-6, 2015.  Registration is now open for the 3rd North American Correctional & Criminal Justice Psychology Conference (N3). More information.

Postdoctoral Internship.  The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, Employee Support Services Bureau has openings for the Clinical Psychology Intern position. This is a one-year, full-time, paid position that offers supervised training in different aspects of police psychology, such as crisis management, short-term therapy, organizational and healthcare consultation, and lecturing. The applicant must have a doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an accredited program. When possible, prior interns have subsequently applied and been hired for full-time permanent positions after being licensed. More information

The US Secret Service is seeking a licensed psychologist for a full-time position in their Washington, DC office to provide expert advice to FOHS and Federal government agencies on OH issues involving mental or behavioral health; and perform psychological evaluations and witness testimony regarding such issues as fitness for duty or reasonable accommodation.  For more information contact Rod Tucker (

Part-Time Positions Available, New York City:  Six part-time openings (20-34 hours/week) to complete pre-employment psychological evaluations of correction officer candidates are available in New York City.  For more information, contact Lewis Schlosser, PhD, ABPP More Information




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