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

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


Only a few incidents in Saxony

Saxony’s Interior Minister Armin Schuster (CDU) recently presented the sixth situation report of the Coordination Office for the Prevention of and Fight against Extremism (KostEx) to the state cabinet. According to the report, in the period from 1 January to 30 June 2023, seven cases concerning eight persons with an extremist connection became known in…

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Right to a re-examination

In North Rhine-Westphalia, the Aachen Administrative Court has ruled in summary proceedings that the application of an interested person for training in the police civil service must at least be re-examined (case reference: 1 L 832/23). This is because the Land’s assessment that a specific tattoo on the applicant’s forearm – showing a handshake with…

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Permanent no-weapons zone at Hamburg Central Station

A permanent no-weapons zone now exists at Hamburg Central Station. With this, the Senate is implementing another element of its package of measures for more security there. In future, the weapons ban will apply in the main railway station, including all public railway facilities as well as the underground connections. In addition to firearms and…

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Memorandum of Understanding signed with Kyrgyzstan

The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Berlin to establish comprehensive migration cooperation with Kyrgyzstan. The agreement was signed on behalf of the Federal Government by Dr Joachim Stamp, Special Representative for Migration Agreements, and on behalf of Kyrgyzstan by Foreign Minister Dscheenbek Kulubajew. In view of Germany’s need for skilled labour,…

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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