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2017 Annual Conference – Stepping Into Innovation

PSPBL Annual Conference

Conference Theme and Objectives:

Stepping Into Innovation

The Police Society for Problem Based Learning is organising this year’s conference at the Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort and Spa in Tucson, AZ.

PSPBL realises that today’s police agencies face a greater challenge. Our objectives for this year’s conference is to help you learn different ways to engage with the partners in the different worlds of policing and Police Education and help you generate ideas to implement these changes in your work.

Final Schedule to be posted before the conference. Also, once you register to the conference, you will receive e-mails about the upcoming presenters. If you wish for us not to contact you, please let us know during your registration.

Keynote Speaker:


Norm Stamper

Seattle’s Former Chief of Police | TEDx Presenter

Seattle’s Former Chief of Police
Norm Stamper

Norm Stamper was a police officer for 34 years, the first 28 in San Diego, the last six (1994-2000) as Seattle’s Chief of Police. He earned his Ph.D. in Leadership and Human Behavior, and is the author of two books: To Protect and Serve: How to Fix America’s Police (2016) and Breaking Rank: A Top Cop’s Exposé of the Dark Side of American Policing (2005).

Note: Bio from Norm Stamper’s website: normstamper.com/about

Watch Norm’s TEDx talk “Our Neighborhoods, our police.”

Conference Topics:
  • PTO Implementation
  • Fair & Impartial Policing
  • Q&A Sessions with members of PSPBL & policing experts.
  • Intro to PTO
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Other sessions – to be confirmed, please check our upcoming schedule or subscribe to our email list.
Conference Details:
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Standard Registration Fees:

  • $375 – PSPBL Members
  • $425 – Non-Members

Contact us for group rates (4 or more from the same department)


Conference registration for PSPBL members:

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Conference registration for Non-PSPBL members:

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You can use any major credit cards. In the alternative, those who wish to pay by check (and save online processing fees) can send us an email to info@pspbl.org and send a cheque to:

Attn: Conference Registration
P.O.Box 362
Oakley, CA 94561

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Conference Venue and Hotel Logistics:

Our conference will be held at the WESTWARD LOOK WYNDHAM GRAND RESORT & SPA in Tucson, AZ. We have reserved a block of rooms at the conference rate of $99.00 (+tax/fees) per night. Reservations can be made starting May 29, 2017, please click in the following link to reserve your room:

TO RESERVE, CLICK HEREConference Brochure

Travel to the Venue:

Tucson International Airport – 7250 S Tucson Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85756, USA. Airport is 35 min away from Resort.

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The Police Society for Problem Based Learning
PO Box 362  Oakley, California, USA  94561
Email us: info@pspbl.org