LEPH2018 Toronto, Canada

A conference exploring the complex and diverse intersections of law enforcement and public health.

LEPH2018 moves the discussion from Description (LEPH2012), Analysis (LEPH2014) and Action (LEPH2016) to Leadership in Policy and Practice (LEPH2018). The Conference Program will be heavily weighted towards promoting collaborative action – in practice, research, policy development and in the integration of these three elements.

Overarching theme

Disparities in Health and Criminal Justice

Substantive themes
  • Crises & Catastrophes
  • Violence
  • Mental health
  • ‘Hidden in Plain Sight’  
  • Indigenous communities
  • Infectious diseases
  • Vulnerable populations
  • Alcohol and other drugs
  • Wellness & resilience   
  • Corrections – prisons as public health institutions
Emerging themes
  • Epidemiological Criminology (conceptual development & methodology)
  • Economics of Policing (empirical research as related to policy making LEPH)
  • Policing and Public Health education and training agenda
  • Policing and Public Health technologies