Conference Arlington, Texas USA
Join us for SPCP 2023 in Arlington, Texas! An evening reception is being planned for Wednesday, September 20. Presentations will begin early on Thursday, September 21 through Saturday, September 23 at approximately noon. During the conference we will have poster sessions for both students and professionals. Breakfasts and lunches on Thursday and Friday are being planned as well as a banquet event. The conference will take place at the Hilton Arlington. Learn more about Arlington, Texas.
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| Early Registration (Pay by June 16, 2023)
| Regular Registration (June 17 - July 31, 2023)
| Late Registration (Starting August 1, 2023)
AN EVENING AT THE STADIUM! AT&T DOMED STADIUM IN ARLINGTON
HOME OF THE DALLAS COWBOYS
Our conference will be held at the Hilton Arlington. The hotel is a five-minute drive to Six Flags Over Texas, and two miles from Choctaw Stadium/Globe Life Field (home of the Texas Rangers) and AT&T Stadium (home of the Dallas Cowboys). The DFW International Airport is a 15-minute drive. The hotel is equipped with a fitness center, outdoor pool, a restaurant, and a bar and grill. A special hotel reservation rate of $159/night, plus taxes, is available at this hotel registration link.
Make your hotel reservation as soon as possible. The special rate is available for arrivals starting Tuesday, September 19 through departures ending Saturday, September 23. The special registration rate will be available until September 8, and will be discontinued sooner if our reserved room block is sold out.
The Society for Police & Criminal Psychology advocates for the pursuit of academic excellence by encouraging the submission of posters by current students at the undergraduate, masters, or doctoral level. The Michael Serafino Award is given annually to the best student poster presented at our yearly conference. Posters are judged on scholarship, contribution to the fields of police and public safety psychology or criminal justice, and the quality of the poster presentation.
The deadline for submission of proposals has passed. If you would like to submit a late proposal please request permission from Dr. Marina Sorochinski (email@example.com) and copy Dr. JoAnne Brewster (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Society for Police & Criminal Psychology is a multi-disciplinary group that encourages the scientific study of the criminal justice system and the application of behavioral science knowledge to problems in criminal justice, including law enforcement, judicial, and corrections elements. We welcome participation from clinicians, academics, police officers, legal professionals, corrections officers, and other professionals involved in the scientific analysis and applications to this field, broadly defined. Our conference is a wonderful opportunity to share ideas, best practices, and cutting-edge research in the fields of police and criminal psychology. Presentations on diversity and inclusion, pre-employment and fitness-for-duty assessments, and professional ethics are encouraged. Our group seeks to promote the development of the field, so we encourage participation by students; we host a poster session to give students the opportunity to share their ideas. This year we especially welcome presentations and posters that address current issues that align with the conference theme:Building and Supporting Law Enforcement in the Community.
The deadline for submission of proposals for presentations or posters is May 15, 2023.Presentations may be made by professionals/academics only. Professionals/academics may also present posters if they prefer. Students, including undergraduate and graduate students at any level, are encouraged to submit posters. There is an award and honorarium for the best student poster. Experienced practicing professionals/academics who are currently enrolled in a doctoral program may request to do a presentation. Decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis; please contact the CEU chair, JoAnne Brewster at email@example.com.
The primary (corresponding) author of proposals for presentations and posters will be notified about the status of their request a few weeks after the submission deadline. Presenters are expected to register for the conference shortly after proposal decisions are distributed. You must be a current 2022 SPCP member to access the registration form to register for the conference. If you have any questions regarding presentations or posters contact Dr. Marina Sorochinski (firstname.lastname@example.org) and copy Dr. JoAnne Brewster (email@example.com).
When you submit your proposal for SPCP 2023, to ensure our conference’s ability to offer APA-approved Continuing Education Units (CEUs), you will be required to enter the following information:
Please carefully prepare and proofread your submission. If accepted, details from your submission will be included in the conference program. Your submission will not be considered complete unless it includes all the information requested on the form and your CV is received. Timely submission of your proposal and CV would be most appreciated.
The Society sponsors an annual conference held in the fall of each year at varying locations throughout the United States. The conference focuses on the interface between criminal justice and the behavioral sciences. It includes presentations on international perspectives in policing, specialized police procedures and techniques, personnel issues in criminal justice agencies, the law, litigation issues, inmate populations, probation and parole, and other issues affecting individuals in the criminal justice system.
Our 2022 conference was held in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, September 21-24, 2022.
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Our 2021 conference was held online on Zoom, September 30-October 2, 2021.
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Our 2020 conference was held online on Zoom, November 5-7, 2020.
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The 38th Annual Conference of the Society for Police & Criminal Psychology was held at the Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham, Alabama, November 7-10, 2012. The conference program is available here.
The 37th Annual Conference of the Society for Police & Criminal Psychology was held at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel in Chicago, IL, October, 18-21, 2011. The conference included an International Summit day, with presentations from numerous international police psychologists. The conference program is available here.
The 36th Annual Conference of the Society for Police & Criminal Psychology was held at the Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii, September 20-23, 2010. The conference program is available here.