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ACJA-LAE National Conference

83rd National Conference
American Criminal Justice Association - Lambda Alpha Epsilon

Dates:  March 22 - 27, 2020

Hosted by Region III

Christina Fouse, 2020 Conference Director, Roger Pennel, Conference Coordinator and Region 3 President, and Region 3 members are working to give you five days of workshops and competitive activities pertaining to the criminal justice disciplines, outstanding speakers, entertainment, and displays.

NOTE:  The National President and Conference Director are finalizing the Hotel Contract, Registration Fees, and Theme for the 2020 National Conference.  After the Executive Board votes on and approves these items, the information will be posted. 

The books for the written exams are posted for the 2020 National Conference.

Conference Theme:


Air Travel:   The Kansas City International Airport is in close proximity to the Hotel.

Transportation to / from the Hotel:   (Pending)

Overview of Hotel and Surrounding Area:   (Pending)

Conference Room Rate:  (Pending)


Hotel Parking:
   The Hotel offers FREE parking.

Conference Registration Fee:    The Conference registration fees are as follows:

          Pre-registration Members:  (Pending)
          Pre-registration Guest:  (Pending)
          Member Registration Onsite:  (Pending)
          Guest Registration Onsite:  (Pending)

The cut-off date to receive the Pre-registration fees will be (Pending).  Registrations must be POSTMARKED by this date.
The Registration Fee covers participation in all competitions, the Opening Banquet Dinner, Star Member Reception, and Closing Banquet Dinner/Dance.  Guests ARE NOT ELIGIBLE to compete in the competitions.

Competition Categories For All National Conferences Are Required to Be:

Lower Collegiate:  Those enrolled in an accredited undergraduate degree program and have completed no more than 70/105 semester hours and no less than 12 semester hours/18 quarter hours.

Upper Collegiate:  Those enrolled in an accredited undergraduate degree program who have completed more than 70/105 semester hours of course work.

Professional:  The category of Professional includes anyone having current or past paid employment in the field of Criminal Justice, regardless of educational standing (excluding paid internships, and/or criminal justice-related employment not requiring certification (or equivalent) or state/local training and obtained solely to support a criminal justice education).  All active military personnel (or prior military personnel) will compete in the Professional category of all competitions, regardless of their position in the military.  Questionable situations shall be referred to the National President for a decision, which shall be final.  The physical agility competitions shall be separated into male and female categories.

Please Note: 
The Conference Information and Registration Form is
only available ONLINE.  Packets will not be
 mailed to each individual member.

Firearms and Physical Agility Competitions:  

Information will be posted as it become available.

All participants MUST attend the Safety Meeting on Tuesday, March 25th to sign waivers.  Participants WILL NOT be allowed to compete if they do not attend the Safety Meeting.

Written Competitions:

The textbooks for the 2020 Written Competitions are as follows: 

Juvenile Justice Exam:  Juvenile Delinquency: The Core, 6th Edition, Larry J. Siegel | Brandon C. Welsh, ISBN-10: 1305577418 | ISBN-13: 9781305577411 

Corrections Exam:   Corrections Today, 4th Edition, Larry J. Siegel, ISBN-10: 1337091855 | ISBN-13: 9781337091855 

Criminal Law Exam:   Criminal Law, 13th Edition, Thomas J. Gardner | Terry M. Anderson, ISBN-10: 1305966368 | ISBN-13: 9781305966369 

Police Management & Operations Exam:   Police Administration, 9 Edition, Swanson/ Territo/Taylor, ISBN-13: 9780133754056 | ISBN-10: 013375405

 ACJA/LAE Knowledge Exam:

  • National Bylaws;
  • National Standing Rules;
  • National Brochure;
  • ACJA/LAE History;
  • National Oath & Symbolism Booklet

(The above publications are available from the National Office.) (ACJA/LAE History, Bylaws and Standing Rules are available on our website.) 

Opening Banquet Speaker:   (Pending)

Workshop Speaker: 

Places of Interest to Visit While in Kansas City :


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