June 11 The Police appear for the first of his three live concerts at The Omni, in Atlanta, GA, USA, at the climax of Amnesty International's all star American tour named "Conspiracy of Hope".

June 13 Second Police Concert of The Conspiracy of Hope Tour at Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, IL, USA.

June 15 Last Police Concert of The Conspiracy of Hope Tour at Giants Stadium , East Rutherford, NJ, USA.

July 21 The band go into a London studio intending to record their sixth album, but they don't.

October Don't Stand So Close To Me '86 / Don't Stand So Close To Me (Live) released on A&M Records.

November Roxanne / Synchronicity II released on A&M Records.