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


Security of All in Europe

Freedom, security and justice. These core European values are inextricably linked and interdependent: no freedom without security and vice versa. An effective rule of law is also crucial for a united and strong Europe. That is why this year’s European Police Congress of Behörden Spiegel is dedicated to the topic “One Europe? Freedom – Security…

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Austria: Six million complaints

For the very first time in history, more than six million speeding offences were reported by the Austrian police. In addition, around 1.75 million alcohol tests were carried out. Once again, more drivers were found to be under the influence of drugs. Minister of the Interior Gerhard Karner explained: “Intensive education and training in the…

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Amok run in Hamburg

Seven people and the suspected perpetrator were killed in a rampage in Hamburg. He is said to have directed himself. Another eight people were injured, four of them seriously. Among the dead is an unborn child aged seven months who was hit in the womb. The mother survived. The crime took place during a church…

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Significantly more apprehensions by Bavarian border police

The forces of the Bavarian Border Police had to deal with more than 56,000 cases last year. This represents an increase of 5.5 percentage points compared to 2021 and a record number since the agency was established. Significantly more unauthorised entries and narcotics offences were detected. In addition, there were more search hits and finds…

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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