2024/04/16 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: 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

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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


Emergency doctors for the SEK Baden-Württemberg

In future, specialised doctors will accompany particularly dangerous missions of the Special Operations Command (SEK) in Baden-Württemberg. So far, this is unique in Germany. Among other things, they will accompany operations against armed or particularly dangerous perpetrators as well as against members of organised crime (OC) or serious criminals. The same applies to suspected terrorists…

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NRW programme now also in Sweden

The programme of the state police called “Kurve kriegen” (Getting the Curve), which is already established in North Rhine-Westphalia, has now also started in Sweden. There it runs under the title “Rätt Kurva” (German: “right turn”) in the cities of Södertälje, Linköping and Göteborg. The Swedish police are thus adopting the crime prevention programme in…

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New management strategy presented

North Rhine-Westphalia’s Minister of the Interior, Herbert Reul (CDU), together with the Inspector of the State Police, Michael Schemke, presented the new leadership strategy of the North Rhine-Westphalia Police. Within the framework of a state working group, the Ministry of the Interior, together with the police authorities and scientific support, has fundamentally revised the leadership…

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Report on Captagon trafficking

The Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) and the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) have jointly published the report “Captagon Trafficking and the Role of Europe”. It showed that European states in particular serve as transshipment points for the drug. This is mainly done via sea container transports. The production as well…

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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