2023/05/03 08:00:00


  • International platform for the executive level of the European police
  • Key notes from Ministers of the Interior and Justice from many European countries
  • Meeting point of political and police decision makers
  • Main program with international celebrities from politics, administration and economy
  • Specialist program with international experts
  • Accompanying exhibition of the leading manufacturers of system solutions

Venue: hub27 (Messe Berlin), Jafféstraße 2, 14055 Berlin


Over 160 speakers attend the conference

Current topics

Largest international conference for internal security in Europe

Meals included

Coffee, lunch and dinner during the conference


Approximately 25 panels over two days


Around 1,950 participants from numerous nations

Partner 2023

Facts about the Police Congress

The European Police Congress is an international congress for decision makers from police forces and security authorities and industries. Its intention is to strengthen the dialogue between the authorities and enable the participants to establish new contacts to colleagues from all over Europe.

Every year critical discussions on upto-date issues are held and the latest developments in technologies for the professional use in the security sector are presented by the exhibitors. The European Police Congress is the largest conference for internal security in the European Union. Annually the conference is a meeting place for experts from more than 20 countries. Representatives of polices, border polices, secret services as well as governments, parliaments and industries participate in the conference.

The European Police Congress is organized by the “Behörden Spiegel”, Germany’s leading newspaper for public authorities with support of national and European authorities.

The European Police Congress is an annual conference taking place in Berlin at the beginning of each year.

  • International platform for the executive level of European politics
  • Keynote speeches by the interior ministers
  • Meeting point for political and police decision-makers
  • Attendance of interior ministers, European delegates, secretaries of state, government officials, police and border guard authorities, and executive committees of companies from more than 20 nations


Cooperation agreement concluded

INTERPOL and UNICEF have signed a cooperation agreement to better combat child sexual abuse on the Internet. The corresponding agreement was recently signed by INTERPOL Secretary General Prof. Dr. Jürgen Stock and UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell. The aim is to provide even better support to national governments in combating and preventing child sexual abuse.…

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Number of security police case conferences has increased

In Austria, the number of security-police case conferences has been increased. In addition, the number of prevention officers has more than doubled from 500 to 1,200 persons since 2020. In the first quarter of 2023, the number of entry and approach bans was 3,844. In the area of violence in the private sphere, there were…

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Over 50,00 “silent SMS” sent

The Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) sent 37,064 “silent text messages” in the first half of 2022. In the second six months, there were 14,886 that were technically recorded. This is revealed in the Federal Government’s answer to a minor question by the Left Party parliamentary group in the German Bundestag. According to this, the…

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Modern blasting system for defusing service

The Austrian police’s Entschärfungsdienst (ESD) can rely on a new blasting system. The device was recently put into operation and weighs four tonnes. Up to eight kilogrammes of TNT can be safely detonated in it. In addition, the blast suppression system enables the safe removal and storage of dangerous substances or explosives, for example in…

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Representatives or embassy staff attend the Police Congress free of charge (proof required).

Members of security authorities, police, military police, customs, parliaments, ministries, other authorities or students pay 99, - Euro plus VAT.

Members of the industry pay 1.100, - Euro plus VAT.

  • Lunch on both days
  • Evening reception on the first day of the event
  • Refreshments and drinks in the breaks
  • Conference documents
  • Subscription to the journal Behörden Spiegel