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.  Make your hotel reservation at a special rate.  Conference registrations 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  

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

The Los Angles Police Department is seeking to fill two Police Psychologist I positions to provide services to sworn and civilian members of the LAPD.  For an applicant package contact Autumn Fernandez (213 486-4660).

Marymount University in Arlington, VA, seeks a continuing instructor, visiting faculty or postdoctoral teaching fellow for its MA in Forensic and Legal Psychology program.  More information

The International Academy of Investigative Psychology will conduct their annual conference on July 22-23 in London, England.  More information

Training Opportunity.  The American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) will be offering workshops on Police and Public Safety Psychology at their annual meetings, May 26-30 in San Diego.  More information

Internship Expansion.  The American Psychological Association (APA) has allocated $3 million over 3 years to expand the number of accredited internship positions.  This is a great opportunity to expand training in police and public safety psychology.  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 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





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