Events & Training

Urban Public Transit – Policing and Security Conference

Event Type: 
Industry Events


  • Educate and validate;
    • How and why ‘moving cities’ are unique and why they demand a unique style of policing
  • Better understand the environment;
    • Addressing sex offending on transit
    • Mental illness and suicide
    • Detecting, preventing and responding to terrorism
    • Opportunities for transit system operators and police to best collaborate to provide public safety
    • Optimum policing/security models for efficiency and effectiveness


Target Audience

  • Police executives, managers and supervisors responsible for policing rail transit systems
  • Transit system executives, managers and supervisors
  • Government officials charged with decision making responsibilities on mass transit systems
  • Members of Police and Transit governance structures
  • Executives and managers of jurisdictional police departments that have Transit Police/Security working within their borders



  • Scene setting
    • Defining the unique challenges and characteristics of mass transit systems as opposed to a street landscape (psycho-social perspective)
  • Policing delivery
    • Responding to the unique policing (safety and security) demands of transit systems
  • Technology
    • How it might help us to be more effective and efficient


Air Canada

Air Canada is the Official Canadian Airline for this Event.  

Air Canada is offering a 10% discount on Flex fares or higher for delegates travelling to this event.  To take advantage of this discount please book your flight at and enter the Promotion Code F9V96VY1 in the search panel.

When and Where

Apr 30 to May 02
Vancouver, BC