The National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE) is a non-profit organization that brings together individuals or agencies working to establish or improve oversight of police officers in the United States.


22nd Annual NACOLE Conference * Albuquerque, New Mexico * Sept. 25-29, 2016

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2016 Academic Symposium with John Jay College CALL FOR PAPERS


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NACOLE Seeking Workshop/Presentation Proposals for 2016 Annual Conference

NACOLE is seeking proposals for workshops, panels, and presentations for its 22nd Annual Conference, to be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, from September 25-29, 2016. Electronic submission is required for all proposals. There are two options available for submission:

No. 1 (preferred) is to submit via the online form available here:

No. 2 is to complete the fillable PDF form and email it directly to Cameron McEllhiney at Fillable PDF form available here:

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NACOLE is coming to DC!

NACOLE and the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law are co-hosting a symposium, Looking Toward the Future of Civilian Oversight, on December 4th on the Law School's campus.



DC Symposium One-Page Flyer 11-23-2015

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Civilian Oversight Infographics Police Oversight Job Listings

Director, Office of Law Enforcement Oversight (OLEO)

King County, WA
Director, Office of Law Enforcement Oversight (OLEO)
$119,253 - $160,382 Annually
Closes January 4, 2016
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Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department – Constitutional Policing Advisor

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
Constitutional Policing Advisor
$131,210.76 to $198,598.20 annually plus benefits
Interested candidates are invited to provide a cover letter, resume, and three references by November 15, 2015 to Alan Wang via email at
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City of Richmond, CA Office of Professional Accountability Manager

City of Richmond, California
Project Manager II (Exempt)
$108,288 - $172,368
Closes October 30, 2015 5:00 p.m. PDT
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Director, Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

The County of Sonoma California
Director, Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach
$127,252 - $154,676
First Review of Resumes Begins November 6, 2015
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City of Spokane, WA – Police Ombudsman

City of Spokane
Police Ombudsman
$81,014.40 - $99,388.80 Annually
Open Until Filled
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