Basic Training for Street Gang Investigators

Who Should Attend

This 3½-day class provides basic, entry-level training to officers newly assigned to work with street gangs, but who may have limited experience and little formal training in street gang investigations.

Training Topics

  • Gangs 101—basic information necessary to understand street gangs

  • Regional Gang Overview—specific information about active regional and local gangs

  • Gang Intelligence—the intelligence process and the role of gang investigators in the process

  • Interviewing Gang Members—intelligence gathering through everyday contact with gang members on the street

  • Gangs and the Internet—use of the Internet as a tool for gathering intelligence on local gangs

  • Gang Suppression—strategies and tactics that have been effective in suppressing gang activity

  • Gang Investigations—unique nature of gang investigations and gang crime scenes

  • Legal Considerations—use of gang-specific legislation in the investigation and prosecution of gang crime

  • Resources and Programs—utilization of the community as an essential partner in gang reduction efforts

Registration Information

Currently, there are no Basic Training for Street Gang Investigators trainings scheduled. Please continue to check this site for schedule updates.