Category Archives: Conferences

2019 POP Conference

The 2019 International POP Conference (problem-oriented policing) has been scheduled for November 11-13 in Santa Cruz, California, USA. This annual event, including the competition for the Herman Goldstein Award, “is often described by attendees as the most substantive policing conference … Continue reading

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2018 POP conference agenda

The Center for Problem Oriented Policing will hold its 28th annual conference November 5-7 in Providence, Rhode Island. The draft agenda and registration information are here. Among the presenters will be finalist agencies from New Zealand, the UK, and the … Continue reading

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Meeting in the middle

This blog post offers a nice reflection by a UK police officer on attending an annual criminology conference. He notes that police rightly complain when others criticize their work without knowing much about it, yet will turn around and criticize … Continue reading

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Researchers in the ranks

This article reports the recent conference of the American Society of Evidence-Based Policing, which mainly featured current police officers presenting results from their own research. The organization, just a few years old, mirrors similar ones in the UK, Canada, Australia/New … Continue reading

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Stockholm Symposium — sessions on problem-oriented policing

Several videos related to problem-oriented policing from the just-concluded Stockholm Criminology Symposium are available here. They include Herman Goldstein’s lecture as the prize winner, a lecture by Malcolm Sparrow on the intersection of POP, harm reduction, and regulation, and 5 … Continue reading

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Stockholm Prize (Herman Goldstein)

This year’s Stockholm Prize in Criminology is being awarded to Herman Goldstein. The award committee describes him as “the world’s most influential scholar on modern police strategy” and further recognizes “a lifetime of pioneering work on the broader issues of … Continue reading

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2018 POP conference & Goldstein award

The deadline for submissions for the 2018 Herman Goldstein Award for Excellence in Problem-Oriented Policing is June 1st. Information about the award is available here. The 2018 POP Conference will be held November 5-7 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. Information … Continue reading

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