THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED IN OUR 2018 CONFERENCE!
2018 International Training Conference
hosted by the Washington DC Metropolitan Police

October 17-20, 2018
Conference Sponsors
Partnering Organizations/Corporations

Past Conferences

2017: Dallas, TX   |  2016: Toronto, Ontario  |  2015: Tampa, FL  | 2014: Lafayette, LA  |  2013: Orlando , FL

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Interested in being a presenter at our 2018 conference? Check out our Proposal information here:

PLEASE NOTE: Our original hotel block for the conference has sold out! 
However, we have been able to secure additional hotel room options at THREE HOTELS: the conference hotel, the connected adjacent (sister) hotel to the conference hotel, and at another hotel several miles away. 
Pricing and information is below.
PLEASE NOTE: ALL HOTELS HAVE A DEADLINE OF
SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 FOR PRICING QUOTED HERE- BUT MAY SELL OUT BEFORE THEN

Conference Hotel: The Canopy by Hilton, Washington DC the Wharf              (click for map showing travel time from airport and proximity to landmarks)

A very limited number of rooms are available at this new downtown DC hotel, 4 blocks from the National Mall and close to the Washington DC subway- the Metro. All transportation for conference events from this hotel will be provided as part of the conference registration.  Use this link (the Canopy Hotel by Hilton) for conference pricing to register at the hotel to stay for all or part of October 16 through 21.  Hotel registration includes breakfast served in the hotel restaurant. $219 per night for 1 king room. Rooms at this price are limited!

        

Adjacent Hotel: The Hyatt House, Washington DC the Wharf              (click for map showing travel time from airport and proximity to landmarks)

A limited number of rooms are also available at this new downtown DC hotel, immediately adjacent to the conference hotel listed above. Use this link (the Hyatt House) for conference pricing to register at the hotel to stay for all or part of October 16 through 21. All transportation for conference events from the hotel next-door will be provided as part of the conference registration.  Hotel registration includes breakfast served in the hotel restaurant. $219 per night for single or double, $244 for a triple occupancy, and $269 for quadruple occupancy. Rooms at this price are limited!

     

Nearby Hotel (2.4 miles away): Homewood Suites by Hilton              (click for map showing travel time from airport and proximity to landmarks)

Rooms are available at this hotel 2.4 miles to the north of the conference hotel. Use this link (the Homewood Suites) to register at the hotel to stay for all or part of October 14 through 24 (this hotel allows extended stay within these dates at the same price quoted!).  Hotel registration includes breakfast served in the hotel restaurant. $185 per night for 1 king bed 1 bedroom suite with sofa bed, or $185 per night for a 2 queen bed 1 bedroom suite with sofa bed. If you book a room at this hotel, please send an email to VLEOA board member Frank Fernandez (tpsauxsupt@rogers.com) so that we can keep track of how many conference attendees are at this hotel. We may be able to provide transportation from this hotel to the conference venues, however attendees who choose this hotel may be responsible for using the Metro/Uber/Taxi/Lyft to get to the conference hotel for transportation to the conference venues.  

​WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND that you do not make your air reservations until your hotel booking is confirmed.

-Optional events and tours will be made available that will take place before and after the scheduled conference times.  These are scheduled to occur no earlier than noon on Wednesday, October 17 and during the day on Sunday, October 21, 2018. Additional information will be communicated in advance of the conference about these optional tours to registered attendees. YOU MAY WANT TO CONSIDER EXTENDING YOUR HOTEL STAY if you are interested in participating in these optional tours.

-Taxis, Uber, the Metro, and other transportation options are available from the airport.  It is suggested that you fly in to Ronald Reagan Washington Airport (code DCA) for quick transportation to the hotel. Other DC area airports will also work, but ground transportation will take longer and will be more expensive. There are NO hotel shuttles from the airport.

-On site parking is available for a fee- The Canopy and Hyatt hotel charge $30/day (with no in/out privileges) or valet from $50/day.  If you would like to drive to DC and avoid paying on-site parking charges, you can park your car at the Metro DC Police training facility and catch a shuttle in to the hotel. Information on this option will be communicated in advance of the conference to registered attendees.

Conference Registration:

All conference attendees must be registered. A preliminary conference schedule will be posted soon, however, travelers should be aware that events, including the opening ceremonies (attendees are encouraged to wear agency uniforms to opening events), will begin in the late afternoon on October 17.  Travelers should plan to arrive in Washington DC at the conference hotel no later than 3:30 pm on October 17, 2018 in order to be in attendance at the first meeting events.  The conference meetings and training will conclude by 3:30 pm on Saturday, October 20, 2018.  

-Optional events and tours will be made available that will take place before and after the scheduled conference times.  These are scheduled to occur no earlier than noon on Wednesday, October 17 and during the day on Sunday, October 21, 2018. Additional information will be communicated in advance of the conference about these optional tours to registered attendees.

The following registration rate applies to current members of the VLEOA:

Member Regular Registration: $125

The following is the standard registration rate for non-members:

Non-Member Regular Registration: $160 (non-members may register for the conference and attend most meetings, but may be exempt from certain activities and functions if we are unable to verify and authenticate police or volunteer police credentials)

(you will be asked to log in if you are a member)

Welcome Video from the Washington DC Metropolitan Police

Conference Activities

Draft Conference Agenda and Program Abstracts-- now available

Thanks to our attendees, sponsors, and our Dallas Police Department hosts for a very successful conference in 2017!

 
MORE ABOUT US

The VLEOA is a tax-exempt 501-C (3) Public Charity which has quickly become the leader in the training and support of reserve and auxiliary law enforcement officers world-wide.

 

One unique aspect of our Alliance is our ability to assist sheriffs, chiefs of police, county commissions and city councils in the formation or expansion of volunteer, reserve, and auxiliary police programs, which allows communities to maintain the safety and security of their citizens and increase citizen/police positive interactions.  

Contact us at 888-746-8869 or info@policereserve.org

Volunteer Law Enforcement Officer Alliance, Inc.
PO Box 620897
Oviedo, FL 32762-0897

Physical Mailing Address:

Volunteer Law Enforcement Officer Alliance, Inc.

83 Geneva Drive, #620897

Oviedo, FL 32765

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