ACCOP 2019 is a 4-day special meeting of SPCP that will be held July 9 to 12, 2019 in Singapore. This is the 4th ACCOP conference. It has been held every 3 years. During 2016 there were 316 attendees and we anticipate a similar number or more attendees in 2019. Day 1 will consist of preconference workshops followed by 3 days of presentations. The deadline for paper submissions is January 31, 2019. Note that many meals are covered by the conference fee (including tea breaks and lunch) and there will be an international evening reception on Day 1 and welcome dinner on Day 2. More information
2019 Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona
President Amy White is organizing SPCP 2019! Our 2019 meeting will be held September 22-25 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona. This is the same location as our 2005 conference, now under new ownership. More information
Congratulations New Diplomates!
SPCP is pleased to announce that Drs. Anastasia Pytal and Barbara Palomino de Valasco are now Diplomates in the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology!
Congratulations Award Winners!
SPCP is pleased to announce that the following individuals received awards at the 2018 SPCP Conference in Sarasota:
Jessica Duncan received The Michael Serafino Award for Best Student Poster for “Examining Police Officers' Views of Sexual Assault Victim Credibility" (Co-authors: Emma Lathan Powell, Jennifer Langhinrichsten-Rohling & James "Tres" Stefurak).
Michael A. Surrette received the Eileen Gupton Best Professional Poster Award for “The Art of the Deal: Is Personality Related to Crisis Negotiator Performance?".
David Englert & Jon Moss received the Chris Hatcher New Vision Award for “Wellness Programs for Law Enforcement: One Size Does Not Fit All."
Tham Yining & David J. Hughes received the Wilson Kimbrough Award for Scholarly Work in Psychology and Criminal Justice with an Applied Focus for "Antecedents and Outcomes of Job Crafting in the Singapore Police Force: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach."
Mark Kamena received the Davis Award for “Statistical Analysis
of Treatment in a Residential Treatment Program Using the Symptom Assessment
for Emergency Responders (SAFER)."
James Herndon received the Jim Turner Mentorship Award.
The winner of the Wayman Mullins Best Journal Article Award will be determined by Editor James Herndon once all 2018 articles have been published.
Conference in Sarasota, Florida. The 44th meeting of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology was held September 30-October 3, 2018. Conference Program
Conference in San Diego, California. The 43rd meeting of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology, was held September 13-16, 2017. Conference Program
Conference in Austin, Texas. The
42nd meeting of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology was held September 25-28, 2016. Conference Program
The Asian Conference of Criminal and Operations Psychology (ACCOP) was held in Singapore, July 12 - July 16, 2016. More information
Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The 41st annual meeting of the Society was held September 30 - October 3, 2015. Conference Program
Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 40th annual meeting of the Society was held September 17-20, 2014. Conference Program
Conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The 39th annual meeting of the Society held on September 25-28, 2013. Conference Program
The Asian Conference of Criminal and Operations Psychology (ACCOP) 2013 . 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.