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GENERAL INFORMATION

  • For submission, the author must be previously registered in the system (CPF or Passport is required, if foreign).
  • Papers must be submitted in Portuguese, English, or Spanish and in the “doc.” format.
  • Satisfy the category:Oral Communication or Poster
  • Comply with one of the thematic areas.
  • At least two reviewers will evaluate each paper.
  • The papers will only be evaluated if they comply with the required formatting.
  • Only papers in a definitive version that meet the requirements of the reviewers will be accepted (except in cases where the authors demonstrate inconsistency in the opinion), guidelines, and deadlines.
  • For papers approved in co-authorship, the ticket and accommodation of only one author, who is a Susp professional, within the capacity allowed by the current health surveillance regulations, will be paid for.
  • Each paper presented will receive a single certificate, indicating all authors.


PAPER SUBMISSION SCHEDULE

Period

Activity

09/08

Website release

08/30 to 10/01

Open system for paper submission

10/11 to 10/17

Paper review

10/18

Disclosure of the opinions of the papers

10/18 to 10/22

Submission of the paper to those who had the activity approved with reservations

10/25

Final submission of the paper with changes and identification

10/26

Confirmation of those interested in presenting in person

The papers must fit into one of the thematic areas listed below. This information must be indicated in the paper and also in the online submission form. The scientific committee may change the area and suggest a change in category.

THEMATIC AREAS

1 MANAGEMENT, INTEGRATION, ARTICULATION, and GOVERNANCE

It makes it possible to understand the organizational structures, governance, history, and dynamics of public security institutions in the various existing systems, whether at a strategic, operational, or tactical level. It includes a critical and contextualized discussion of the performance of the different bodies and professional careers that make up the institutions responsible for public security, highlighting the competencies, the existing articulation points, the interfaces, and the interactivity of the respective actions, to equip the professional to participate in the development of integrated policies in the area.

  1. Institutional environment of the Public Security System - understand the influence of the institutional structure of the State, international insertion, public opinion, professional public security corporations, social movements, culture, and other social aspects on the operation and legitimacy of public security organizations.
  2. Governance in Public Security organizations - study the principles, laws, regulations, policies, corporate practices, accountability, economic analysis and econometrics, consolidated in the form of leadership, resilience, strategy, and control mechanisms to assess, direct, and monitor public security, to conduct public policies and provide services of interest to society.
  3. Strategy and Management of Public Security – understand articulation principles for the integration and performance of public security organizations; the elements and strategies in the scope of public management that can contribute to the understanding of the public-private-third sector interface, linked to public security. Analyze the management models adopted by the institutions and the articulation between the members of the public security system and the governmental spheres.
  4. Protocols, procedures, guidelines – understand the activities carried out in public security institutions that can guide tools for standardizing public security activities; technical studies that can describe requirements and activities or processes to achieve public security parameters. Thus, assisting in decision-making in operational and management activities.
  5. Environmental management and public – to provide an understanding of public security in environmental management, in studies of integration between environmental bodies and in those of public security and national defense for environmental management actions in the country. Analyze the management of public security for action in natural and technological disasters, as well as the role of public security in the National Solid Waste Policy.
  6. Procurement management for public security – understand the financial, economic, and logistical aspects applied to public security; management of purchases, bids, contracts, materials and warehouse, property, finance, and budget.

2 TECHNOLOGICAL MODERNIZATION AND INNOVATION

It makes it possible to understand the various technologies used in public security, whether they are directly linked to the communication of information or other activities in public security, for learning about non-associated technologies in the discussion on the police purpose and/or procedure.

  1. Scientific, technological, and innovation development in security – study the modernization of public security institutions; development of intelligence systems against crime (interception of written material, communication systems, surveillance systems, anti-bomb security, etc.) and sophisticated materials for producing weapons. Analyze the efficiency of equipment for use in public security and personal protection.
  2. Artificial within the Public Security System – study the artificial intelligence management methodologies used by public security organizations and present possible improvement possibilities with the use of new management and image processing technologies to improve the performance of security forces.

3 VIOLENCE AND CRIME

It makes it possible to understand the phenomena of violence and crime in their various forms, providing an understanding of the different ways and degrees of society to organize the control of these manifestations, including an understanding of the difference between the legal-criminal modality of dealing with violence and other modalities, as well as the interdisciplinary approach to violence and crime.

  1. Regional development – understand regional development and its theories on the growth and development of distinct regions and its implications for public security, with a focus on economics, sociology, anthropology, and related areas; the social urban and rural dynamics, their ecological or geographic characteristics and impacts on public security. Study public land policies, social destruction, the sociology of natural resources (including forests, mining, fishing, and other areas), rural cultures and identities, rural health care and educational policies; groups and institutions, their cultural processes, with an emphasis on social movements, and discussions on urban requalification processes and the analysis of sociability, youth, and leisure networks.
  2. Public Security and Society – analyze the phenomena of crime and material and symbolic violence in a multi and interdisciplinary perspective; power and social control mechanisms, among other matters of interest in the police-society relationship; conflict mediation; drug and youth-related violence; policing models and interfaces with crime prevention and control; urban crime and the organization and dynamics of social control in Brazil and in the world; crime, fear of crime, physical and social disorder; victimization and criminology; and comparative studies of the phenomenon of violence and crime.
  3. Crowd Psychology - to study the behavior characteristics of individuals within crowds, the sense of the universality of behavior, the weakening of individual responsibility, and its implications for public security.


4 BORDER STUDIES

It makes it possible to understand the reality of Brazilian border cities. And, still, diagnose, and analyze the set of spatial relationships that articulate and consolidate a regional design, differentiated from other non-border cities. Economic practices, territorial dynamics, public security, and the administrative condition of cities located in the borderland strip that demand integrated studies and lack understanding.

  1. Cross-border multilevel governance and management  – study security and other cross-cutting public policies to act on the cause of security and vulnerability problems in border areas; diagnosis and impact studies of borders.
  2. Cross-border legislation  - to deepen the knowledge in the various possibilities to improve the integrated transactional action, existing or still necessary agreements to foster the implementation of shared rules and reduce the regulatory gap in border regions, especially the twin cities.
  3. Intelligence, information management, and mechanisms for cross-border police cooperation - highlight national and international good practices to reduce and optimize the work of different agencies in cross-border spaces; dynamics, mechanisms, and strategies for dismantling criminal organizations operating in border regions; border arches in evidence, dynamics and asymmetries; dynamics, impact, and mechanisms for the prevention and repression of smuggling; impact and mitigation strategies of securitization processes at borders.

5 VALUATION OF PUBLIC SECURITY PROFESSIONALS

It enables an understanding of the motivation, effectiveness, and well-being of professionals in public security. It also includes methodologies that value Susp professionals and allow them to have a positive image of themselves as a subject and a member of an institution. Workers' health is associated with their valuation, having the physical dimension and the psychological and social aspects of professional life as references. In this sense, this thematic area also includes valuing and protecting public security professionals' life and physical, mental, and emotional integrity, referring to the adoption of technical measures and specific modalities of work organization and the study of stress and its consequences.

  1. Organization, evaluation, and control of services and health programs for public security professionals  – study the form of organization of services and health control programs for public security professionals in their different areas of activity and repercussions on health; performance, equity, public-private relationship, organization of institutional health systems and financing models; conceptions and implementation of health promotion and prevention services; housing of public security professionals.
  2. Epidemiology of diseases in public security professionals, determining factors and/or conditioning factors in the health-disease process in public security professionals  - describe how diseases associated with working conditions in public security professionals appear and occur; identification of risk factors or construction of information systems to promote the health of these professionals; distribution of different non-communicable chronic diseases with emphasis on behaviors, risk factors, and survival of public security professionals.
  3. Teaching, research, and extension of public security professionals  – study the organizations and training and qualification strategies of Public Security professionals; professional profile, training, continuing education, social skills, and competencies of the Public Security and Social Defense Professional; research groups, postgraduate programs, Higher Education Institutions composed of Susp institutions.
  4. Diagnosis and intervention in nutrition and health of public security professionals – study nutritional problems and other associated health problems, as well as the determinants of the health-disease process and its interfaces with the biological, socioeconomic, cultural, and environmental processes of public security professionals. Investigate the impact of interventions in different contexts.
  5. Incentive Programs for Public Security Professionals – study the application of standards related to public security professionals; study of the level of physical fitness and body composition of public security professionals during their career; institutional programs to encourage regular physical exercise; analyzes under the perception of Public Security professionals and the scenario of the current public security professional valuation policy.
  6. Health of Public Security Professionals  – identify issues related to the health of public security professionals in its broad range, including aspects of physical, mental, and dental health. Study the victimization of public security professionals; suicidal behavior in public security; chemical dependency of public security professionals; mental health of public security professionals; physical and mental health of public security professionals; psychological tools for the public security public; health and spirituality.
  7. Safety at Work and Quality of Life at Work – understand the ergonomics of work environments in Public Security; specific Occupational Safety and Health policies aimed at public security professionals in the same way as applied to different professionals; proposal of regulations related to health and safety at work that contemplate public security professionals; determination of professional boost actions from the perspective of public security professionals.



6 PUBLIC SECURITY POLICIES

It enables the understanding and evaluation of public security policies based on a critical approach to their foundations, objectives, and goals. Subsidizing the knowledge production, as well as the discussion of public policies through studies that enable a better understanding and analysis of the contexts of micro and macro realities involving issues of violation and defense of human rights, organizations and evaluations of public security policies, the movements for the construction of citizenship and the manifestations of violence and the expressions of conflicts.

  1. Public Policy and Management  – understand and evaluate Public Security policies; formulation, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation, with an interdisciplinary and multisectoral vision, proactively and integratively; comparison and monitoring of public security policies; study of international, state, and municipal public security policies.
  2. Social Integration  - to identify the levels of social participation in public security and its forms of incidence, institutionally integrated with community councils, neighborhood associations, civil society organizations, and other related forms, seeking to understand the dynamics of crime and the implications of social integration in public security to reduce crime rates;
  3. Public Security Legislation  - understand and evaluate national and local legislation to preserve public order and the safety of people and property, its dynamics of creation and citizen participation, its impacts on the national public security policy and its effectiveness.
  4. Access to Public Security  - identify studies on policies, strategies, and actions aimed at expanding access to public security; citizen's access to public security, whether in its physical or informational aspect, from the perspective of the quality of citizenship and democracy, given its instrumental function of mobilizing and enforcing human, social, and economic rights. Identify the level of satisfaction of citizens concerning the results of the provision of public security services.

7 PRACTICES IN PUBLIC SECURITY

It makes it possible to understand the reality and daily life of the profession in public security, seeking examples of successful actions both in the operational, specialized, and administrative areas. Provide results that can safely support the actions of public security professionals at the time of decision-making for preserving the public order.

  1. Entrepreneurship in Public Order Security - understand the development, adoption, and dissemination of new products and services of public security institutions; success stories between groups and individuals in the implementation of processes in the public security system; analyses of chemical substances in biological matrices carried out by state expert laboratories, with regard to traffic accidents, fatal or not; chain of custody solutions; good practices in police studies, disasters, incidents, fires, prisons, and judicial police. Carry out studies and identify different practices in the way of carrying out public security activities, focusing on practices.
  2. Service practices in Public Security – analyze the good practices and operational service actions in the various areas, specialized or daily, that demand assistance to citizens with specialized knowledge in special and crash operations; animals; motorized; aquatic; environmental; and other public security approaches; public order and security activities; experiences of better social and democratic coexistence; aspects of theoretical objects and empirical phenomena, as central categories for the analysis of public security as a science.

8 INTELLIGENCE IN PUBLIC SECURITY

It makes it possible to identify how the intelligence activity can contribute to a more efficient performance as a tool for exercising public security. Investigation models that make the fight against crime more efficient as a basis for Public Security actions

  1. Intelligence-Led Policing  - discussing the ILP model is current and necessary; planning the application of organizational resources must be based on a set of methodologically collected and processed data, generating savings in resources and optimization of results; the production of knowledge and products developed by intelligence agencies, decision-making process; use of analytical tools for the knowledge production and the importance of technology as a structuring axis of the Intelligence Activity, under the terms of the National Intelligence Strategy in force in the country.
  2. Public Security, Public Security Intelligence, Military Fireman Intelligence, Image Intelligence, Technology studying image processing and interaction, computational intelligence, satellite imagery, human-computer interaction, parallel and distributed processing, computer networks, information security, environment, forest fires, as well as the dimensioning of the effects produced by fire on the environment; monitoring of forest fires, at the national level and regional scales, through satellite images; national planning of forest fire control activities, the discipline of controlled fire use activities, as well as the assessment of the effects of fire on the atmosphere.
  3. Study of concrete cases of police investigations in which the advice provided by the Intelligence Agency has had an impact on a positive result  - enabling the dissemination and exposure of good practices and professional expertise of various intelligence agencies, in order to assist agencies that work in this area through the application of similar conducts that enable good performance in their activities.
  4. Information Support Operations  - study better ways to assist decision-making at various organizational levels; planned and targeted communication methods aimed at influencing emotions, opinions, and behavior are employed by security and defense forces.
  5. Knowledge production in intelligence and cognitive distortions of understanding reality – highlight the risks that can exist when the production of knowledge in public security intelligence is influenced by cognitive distortions and their impartiality in understanding reality, directly impacting decision-making.
  6. History, the profile of leaders, objectives, and expansion of the main criminal gangs in the country - analyze the fight against organized crime and get to know the main and most active gangs in the country; their history and place of origin, their current and past leaderships, their objectives in criminal activity and which states/countries.