Previous Pearls Conferences

  • June 2019
    New York City, USA
    The 13th Pearls in Policing Conference was hosted in New York City, USA, from 22 – 26 June 2019 and organised by the New York Police Department and the Pearls Secretariat in The Netherlands. The …
  • June 2018
    Medellín, Colombia
    The 12th Pearls in Policing Conference was hosted in Medellín, Colombia, from 23 – 27 June 2018 and organised by the National Police of Colombia and the Pearls Secretariat in The Netherlands. The …
  • June 2017
    Toronto, Canada
    The 11th Pearls in Policing Conference was hosted in Toronto, Canada, from 10 – 14 June 2017 and organised by the Toronto Police Service and the Pearls Secretariat in The Netherlands. The theme of …
  • June 2016
    Sydney, Australia
    The 10th Pearls in Policing Conference was hosted in Sydney, Australia, from 11 – 15 June 2016 and organised by the Australian Federal Police, The New South Wales Police Force and the Pearls …
  • June 2015
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    The 9th Pearls in Policing Conference was hosted in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 13 – 17 June 2015 and organised by the Danish Police and the Pearls Secretariat in The Netherlands. The theme of the …
  • June 2014
    San Francisco, USA
    Hosted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Pearls 2014 invited participants to engage in a discussion about the needs of modern policing and how to best position the next generation of …
  • February 2013
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    "I think it is important to be there for your officers and not only in times of crisis. I visited all 140 stations in Israel to motivate the colleagues so they become better servants." Mr. …
  • February 2012
    Singapore
    "Police forces have to be economically sustainable in order to fulfill their responsibilities in the core functions. However, such core functions, such as solving crime, are often described in …
  • December 2011
    The Hague, The Netherlands
    “It should be remembered that ever since Roberts Peel’s day of policing by consent in London some 200 years ago, modern policing has never stopped modernising itself, so change in itself should …