Monday, June 26, 2017

International Problem-Oriented Policing Conference in Houston

Officer standing in front of police car

Solving Problems

Learn to use problem-oriented policing to reduce specific crimes and safety problems at a Houston conference Oct. 2-4.

27th Annual International Problem-Oriented Policing Conference
October 2-4, 2017
Hilton Americas Hotel
Houston, TX

Join police officers, supervisors and executives, as well as crime analysts and researchers, to discuss what they’ve learned about reducing specific crime and safety problems using a problem-oriented policing approach.

In addition to presentations from the finalists for this year’s Herman Goldstein Award for Excellence in Problem-Oriented Policing, this year’s POP Conference will feature presentations by agencies using problem-oriented policing to tackle more than 20 different crime and safety problems including:

  • Introduction to Problem-Oriented Policing
  • Introduction to Situational Crime Prevention
  • Implementing POP in the Durham Constabulary (UK)
  • Community Livability: Reducing Neighborhood Conflicts in a College Town
  • Crime and Disorder in Budget Motels
  • POP and Evidence Based Policing
  • CPTED Old and New: Cutting Crime with Urban Design
  • Opiod Abuse and Overdoses
  • Reducing Traffic Crashes in a Procedurally Just Manner
  • Understanding and Disrupting Networks of Crime Places
  • Technological Responses to Police Problems: Which Ones Work?

Visit for conference registration and hotel information.

For specific questions about the conference, contact the Center for Problem-Oriented Policing at or 980-621-9337.