COPSWEST Training & Expo provides public safety professionals the perfect venue for new product discovery, education, fulfillment of POST training requirements, networking and skill development.
COPSWEST provides public safety officials of all ranks and agency sizes an opportunity to explore the newest technology, learn from industry leaders and network with current and future leaders from throughout California and beyond. All ranks from public safety agencies and government departments are encouraged to attend the four-day event featuring three days of educational training sessions, a two-day expo and more!
Explore 250+ exhibitors offering the newest products, services and technology in public safety to meet all of your agency’s needs. Products offered range from weapons to gear to software and more.
Employees of public safety agencies, and city, county, state or federal departments can attend the expo portion of the eventfor free. Those who actively purchase from vendors at the expo or wish to walk the show with the intent of exhibiting in the future can register to attend for a small fee.
The training portion of COPSWEST allows law enforcement and public safety officials to learn from the innovators in their field. With topics ranging from technology to development of tactical skills, the sessions offer something for every path in the public safety field.
More than 2,500 law enforcement officials from California and beyond attend COPSWEST Training & Expo annually to preview, purchase and network. The event, coined as “by law enforcement, for law enforcement,” offers public safety officials leadership training and the opportunity to visit with industry-leading companies whose products and services appeal to all levels of law enforcement.
This is your opportunity to showcase your products and services to the decision makers of law enforcement and public safety agencies from across the United States. From the exhibit floor to networking events, expose your company to those with the purchasing power.
Who is allowed to exhibit at COPSWEST Training & Expo?
Companies that provide products and services to the law enforcement and public safety industry.
The California Peace Officers' Association was established in 1921 and is committed to developing progressive leadership for the California law enforcement community through organizational networking, professional development, technology advancement and public policy advocacy. CPOA has over 3,000 members of all ranks from municipal, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies from throughout the state of California.
Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel
888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, California 92262
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Training Registration Open
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Opening Ceremonies & Annual Business Meeting
8:45 AM – 9:45 AM General Session – The Aftermath of a Critical Incident & Moving Forward
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Concurrent Breakout Sessions – Chose one based on your rank or interests
Session #1 Ethical Issues Facing Officers, their Agencies, and their Lawyers
Session #2 Making an IMPACT: How One Agency is Changing their Response to those in Crisis
12:15 PM – 1:45 PM Annual Awards Luncheon
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Concurrent Breakout Sessions – Chose one based on your rank or interests
Session #3 Prop. 64: Law Enforcement Implications
Session #4 The Morality of Lethal Engagement
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Welcome Reception
7:00 AM – 4:00 PM Training & Expo Registration Open
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM General Session: The Night the Rules Changed: Dallas-July 7, 2016
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Expo Open – 250+ Public Safety Exhibitors
10:15 AM – 12:15 PM General Session: The Future of Policing
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 10th Annual Charity BBQ Cook-Off
7:00 AM – 3:00 PM Training & Expo Registration Open
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM Expo Open – 250+ Public Safety Exhibitors
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM General Session: Orlando Pulse Nightclub Shooting Debrief
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Keynote Luncheon: Extreme Leadership