Police Academies and Training Symposium | A FRA Conference

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Save the Date for August 2024

Join Us for The Police Academies & Training Symposium 

he Police Academies & Training Symposium unites progressive police professionals at an industry-leading event to advance curriculum design and training best practices for the benefit and improvement of academies across the nation.
 Developed in collaboration with The Global Consortium of Law Enforcement Training Executives (GCLETE) and The Rutgers Center on Policing (COP), our research-backed agenda will examine the evolving landscape of training to identify areas for improvement within your academy and analyze innovative training techniques to reach prospective recruits more effectively and prepare them for long-term success within your department. 

Stay tuned for details on next year's conference.

Food & Beverage Included in Your Registration:

Registration for The Police Academies and Training Symposium includes all meals listed in the conference agenda including breakfast, lunch, and hors d'oeuvres & cocktails during networking receptions. When it comes to the conference experience, FRA is committed to excellence, so attendees can expect top-notch food and beverage alongside our high-quality content and speaking faculty.

Who Should Attend

The Police Academies and Training Symposium has been carefully crafted with the following job functions in mind:

  • Chief of Police

  • Sheriff

  • Commander

  • Lieutenant

  • Sergeant

  • Officer

  • Human Resources

  • Detective - Recruiting Unit

  • Academy or Training Department Heads

  • Dispatchers

Top Reasons To Attend

Check out a few reasons you should join us:

  • Examine changes to your academy design to increase educational opportunities and improve outcomes

  • Explore team arrest tactics to improve coordination and officer safety

  • Assess technology solutions that can advance academy education

  • Understand the value of collaboration with academic institutions and professors on curriculum development

  • Discuss different styles of learning that reflect varying generations of recruits

  • Evolve your leadership mindset to improve education

  • Set high standards to create a culture of excellence

  • Implement a DEI approach to education and curriculum to guide recruits to success

  • Learn educator assessment techniques for continued improvement

  • Network with likeminded professionals and departments from across the country to continue your development