Please visit the NACOLE website for additional details.
NACOLE has arranged for a block of rooms at a special rate of $133/night at the conference hotel (the Westin San Diego, located at 400 West Broadway Street). Reservations may be made by calling the hotel at 888.627.9033 or by visiting our group reservation website. In order to receive the preferred rate, please make your reservations before September 24, 2012, and let them know that you will be attending the 2012 NACOLE Conference.
A Welcoming Reception will be held at the Westin on Sunday evening, October 14th, at 6:00 p.m. There will also be a meeting of those interested or already participating in the NACOLE Professional Mentoring Program immediately following the program.
Monday, October 15th, will begin with nearly fours hours of basic- and intermediate- level skills training and development.
Monday afternoon, the official kick-off to the conference, begins with an introduction to the San Diego perspective on overisght, and will feature the Mayor of San Diego, Chief of Police, San Diego County Sheriff and other oversight representatives from the region. Following the San Diego panel is one of our featured speakers, distinguished constitutional scholar Erwin Chemerinsky, Founding Dean, University of California, Irvine School of Law. The day will conclude with roundatable discussions focusing on different models of oversight as well as police-complaint mediation and alternative dispute resolution programs.
Tuesday, October 16th, will be a full day of workshops and plenary sessions. Highlights include an examination of police response to the Occupy movement and other public protests, a discussion of loyalty in policing and bystander intervention, and an opportunity to talk with Joel Rubin, staff writer at the Los Angeles Times who covers the Los Angeles Police Department, Board of Police Commissioners and Inspector General's Office. In addition we are honored to welcome this year's featured luncheon speaker, renowned civil rights attorney and champion of police reform, Constance L. Rice.
Wednesday, October 17th, begins with a workshop exploring oversight's response to critical incidents invovling the police. The day also includes five other sessions covering a wide range of issues and interests in the field of oversight of law enforcement such as officer-involved shooting investigations, legal implications of social media and federal intervention in local policing. The afternoon will feature the Annual Membership Meeting and elections of officers and board members. The day will conclude with our Sankofa Reception, which is being held on the USS Midway Museum. As is tradition, the Sankofa Reception will be an opportunity to welcome the newly elected board members and celebrate those who have come before them and those who will continue after.
Thursday, October 17th , the last day of the conference, will feature two very interesting sessions - the first will address when government and other social forces undermine oversight, while the second and final session of the conference will emphasize this year's conference theme, Building Community Trust.
A continental breakfast will be served each day for those attending beginning on Monday morning.
The Westin San Diego
400 W. Broadway Street
San Diego, California 92101 888.627.9033
National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement
The National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE) is a non-profit organization that brings together individuals and agencies working to establish or improve oversight of law enforcement. We welcome all people committed to fair and professional law enforcment that is responsive to community needs. For further information regarding our organization, please visit the NACOLE website.