The Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County are seeking a Police Crisis Counselor for the Police Advocacy Support Services of the Behavioral Health Services Division. The Police Crisis Counselor provides counseling to Police personnel and their families. Requires licensure or certification in a counseling-related field from the State of Tennessee. A relevant master’s Degree and two years of clinical counseling experience in a mental health related setting is also required. Application Deadline: May 17. More information
Dr. Reid Meloy will be presenting a two day program in Washington, DC, on Advanced Threat Assessment and Threat Management this coming June 17-18. Co-hosted by the United States Capitol Police, Threat Assessment Section, this event offers those new to the field the foundation needed to do this work, while providing experienced threat assessment personnel the newest and most comprehensive information available. More information
The Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) will hold their 23rd annual conference August 13-16, 2013 in Anaheim California. The purpose of the conference is to educate participants regarding the nature of stalking and threatening behavior, and to provide practical methods for managing threatening situations based on current research. More information Students who attend the conference are eligible to receive the ATAP Dr. Chris Hatcher Memorial Scholarship. More information
Welcome to the Website of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology
The Society for Police and Criminal Psychology is an eclectic professional organization that encourages the scientific study of police and criminal psychology and the application of scientific knowledge to problems in criminal justice. It focuses on law enforcement, judicial, and corrections elements in criminal justice. Members of the Society study the full range of human behaviors, motivations, and actions within the framework of the criminal justice system. Consequently, it encourages input from psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, lawyers, police officers, corrections personnel, and any other professional having a concern for the criminal justice system.