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College and University Police and Investigators Conference

College and University Police and Investigators Conference


IACLEA is pleased to once again partner with the College and University Police and Investigators Conference (CUPIC) to present this valuable training conference for police officials, public safety officers, and investigators at higher education institutions, July 30–August 1, 2019. The conference takes place at the Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks in Fairfax, Virginia, in the Washington, DC, suburbs. CUPIC has arranged for special guest room rates at the Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks. This rate is available through July 10, 2019. 


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The program contains powerful plenary sessions, as well as valuable and timely breakout sessions and exhibits of products and services. The educational line-up features investigators involved in some of the most visible criminal events in the United States: 

  • The Route 91 Las Vegas mass shooting, presented by Officer Bert Hughes, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
  • the shooting in the Aurora, Colorado, movie theater, presented by Chief (Ret.) Doug Abraham, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Police Department, and Commander (Ret.) Mike Dailey, Aurora, Colorado Police Department
  • the rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School presented by Sgt. (Ret.) Louis J. Rapoli, New York Police Department who will discuss the Commission Report
  • as well as an on-campus homicide investigation, presented by Corporal Ken Hunter, Northern Arizona University Police Department.

There are also sessions on social media, hate crimes, the Clery Act, new technology uses—and more!

A pre-conference workshop, Gathering Evidence From Today's Communication Technologies, will be held on Monday, July 29. A modest additional registration fee of $25 applies.

Exhibitors will also be on hand to discuss and demonstrate new products and services.

CUPIC focuses on unique aspects of law enforcement and security needs for colleges and universities, allowing for opportunities to network with colleagues from institutions throughout the country. Don't miss this intimate and informative event for campus public safety investigators.


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Registration is open and only $125 for three days of education, networking, and exhibits. 

Said one 2018 attendee, “This was my first CUPIC. There were some sessions I attended where I learned new information, and I’ve been doing this for 15 years! I was impressed with most all of the speakers, presenters, and the content.”

If you're having trouble convincing your supervisor to send you to CUPIC, we're here to help! Download our justification toolkit below to help you articulate the value of attending CUPIC 2019. Utilize the entire justification toolkit or pick and choose which pieces help you make the best case. Then click the "Letter Requesting Support" button below to download a copy of our template letter, seeking approval to attend the conference. Feel free to make it your own!  We can't wait to see you in Fairfax, VA.  


Justification Toolkit



Letter Requesting Support

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