Society for Police and Criminal Psychology


SPCP Membership dues increased on January 1, 2016.

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Join us for a special meeting of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology in Singapore.  This is a unique opportunity to meet and exchange information with experts in the fields of law enforcement, criminal and operations psychology, and behavioral sciences from both Asia and the West. More information 

Proposals for presentations and Papers are now being accepted.  Use our form to submit your proposals.  Guidelines and instructions are on the form.  The submission deadline is January 31, 2016.  Submission Form (Microsoft Word Format)  Note:  Save the form on your computer before completing.  Then e-mail the form as an attachment to the address indicated on the form.

The meeting of the Society  held in Atlanta, Georgia, September 30 -- October 3, 2015 was a tremendous success! View the Conference Program. See our conference page for more details

Our next meeting will be in Austin Texas, September 25-28, 2016.  Information about this conference will be posted soon.

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  

The Society for Police and Criminal Psychology is an international organization that welcomes as members all professionals and students interested in our field.



Inside Police Psychology is a new blog by SPCP Executive Director, Gary Aumiller, Ph.D., ABPP.  More information

Evolution of Mass Murder: From Texas Tower Shooting to ISIS.  A two-day conference at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, May 23-24, 2016.  More information

Front Line Defense for Evolving Threats.  This two day program featuring Reid Meloy, Ph.D., ABPP, provides state of the science information on threat assessment and threat management, stalking, workplace and campus violence prevention and examines the influence of mental illness on violence risk. February 25-26, San Francisco, CA.  More information

Two Assistant Professors of Forensic and Legal Psychology are being sought by Marymount University in Arlington, VA.  Review begins immediately and continues until positions are filled.  More information

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities is seeking candidates for several Forensic Psychology positions.  More information

Workshops.  The American Academy of Police & Public Safety Psychology presents five (5) days of advanced-level workshops in Operations, Consultation, Intervention, and Assessment:  February 24 - 28, 2016 in New Orleans  More information.

International Academy of Investigative Psychology conference, May 13-14, 2016, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York City.  More information

The Right Wrong Thing, a new book from SPCP member Ellen Kirschman is now available.  More information

Riverside County California is seeking a full-time Pre-Employment Law Enforcement Psychologist.  More information 




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