Crime Records Conferences

May 2, 2023

Summer 2024:

The Crime Records Division (CRD) of the Texas Department of Public Safety is thrilled to announce the 2024 Crime Records Conferences. These summer conferences, set to be hosted across the state, aim to enhance your knowledge and skills in a variety of topics.

The presentations from the conference will be provided at the bottom of this page as they become available.

Subjects include the following:

• CJIS Security
• Incident Based Reporting
• Sex Offender Registration
• Non-Criminal Justice Information
• Texas Crime Information Center
• Texas Law Enforcement Telecommunication System
• Criminal History Reporting
• Proper Fingerprinting Techniques
• Biometrics



Please visit this webpage periodically to view updates as they become available!

Registration is free, but space is limited. Attendees are responsible for their own meals, travel, and lodging costs. If you plan to stay at the conference hotel, DPS has negotiated a reduced rate with select hotels. A block of rooms can be booked via the link on the registration website. Plan ahead due to limited conference space! 


Conference Schedule Locations: 

  Dates   City    
  June 24th - June 28th, 2024       Dallas     Location Completed   Agenda   
  July 15th - July 19th, 2024   South Padre Island     Registration Closed     Agenda   
  August 12th - August 16th, 2024   Austin     Registration open      Agenda   
  August 26th - August 30th, 2024   Houston      Registration open      Agenda   

Registration Details:

  • Please register for your desired courses using the above event links as they become available.
  • Attendees can register for a single class or the full conference agenda.
  • Please ensure you arrive 30 minutes early for your first registered class to complete the registration/check-in process.
  • DPS is seeking TCOLE accreditation for courses, but this cannot be guaranteed.

Cancellation Policy:

  • NO substitutions are allowed.
  • In the event you are unable to attend, you must cancel your reservation, so our team can maintain an accurate count of attendees.

Contact Information:


We look forward to seeing you at the upcoming 2024 CRD Conferences!!


Presentations from the 2024 Crime Records Conferences: