Other Training and Conferences

As a complement to the training offered through the National Gang Center, this page lists both federal and regional conference and training information.

Federal Training and Conference Resources

These federal entities host conferences and offer training on an ongoing basis.

Project Safe Neighborhoods Anti-Gang Training

Project Safe Neighborhoods (“PSN’) is a comprehensive, strategic approach to reducing gun violence and promoting safe communities in this country.

Training Description and Registration Information
www.bja.gov/programdetails.aspx?program_id=74

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

OJJDP supports states, local communities, and tribal jurisdictions in their efforts to develop and implement effective programs for juveniles by sponsoring research, program, and training initiatives; developing priorities and goals and setting policies to guide federal juvenile justice issues; disseminating information about juvenile justice issues; and awarding funds to states to support local programming.

OJJDP National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC)
www.nttac.org/
OJJDP Conferences
www.ojjdp.gov/events/EventList.asp

Bureau of Justice Assistance

The Bureau of Justice Assistance provides leadership and services in grant administration and criminal justice policy development to support local, state, and tribal justice strategies to achieve safer communities.

Training and Technical Assistance
www.ojp.usdoj.gov/BJA/tta/
Upcoming Conferences and Meetings
www.ojp.usdoj.gov/BJA/resource/conferences.html

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)

NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and drug-related information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.

NCJRS Events
www.ncjrs.gov/App/EventsCalendar/CalendarMainPage.aspx

Regional Law Enforcement Gang Trainings

These law enforcement gang trainings are hosted by regional associations across the country.

International Latino Gang Investigators Association (ILGIA)
16th Annual Gang Conference
August 6–9, 2018
Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
www.ilgiaonline.org
Florida Gang Investigators Association (FGIA)
25th Annual Training Workshop
August 6–10, 2018
Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate, Championsgate, FL
www.fgia.org/page-1826182
North Carolina Gang Investigators Association (NCGIA)
17th Annual Gangs Across the Carolinas Conference
August 14–16, 2018
Benton Convention Center, Winston-Salem, NC
www.ncgangcops.org/2018-conferences
California Gang Investigators Association (CGIA)
27th Annual National Gang Conference
August 14–17, 2018
Hyatt Orange County Regency, Garden Grove, CA
www.cgiaonline.org
Tennessee Gang Investigators Association (TNGIA)
20th Anniversary Conference
August 28–30, 2018
Edgewater Hotel, Gatlinburg, TN
events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ef1a563pbdf60b52&llr=kezhaniab
International Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Investigators Association (IOMGIA)
2018 Conference
September 9–14, 2018
Myrtle Beach, SC
iomgia.net/institute/
Virginia Gang Investigators Association (VGIA)
20th Annual Gang Conference
October 16–19, 2018
Wyndham Virginia Beach Hotel, Virginia Beach, VA
vgia.org/training
Ontario Gang Investigators Association (ONGIA)
17th Annual Gang and Organized Crime Professional Development Conference
November 2018
Deerhurst Resort, Huntsville, ON
www.ongia.org/conference

Other Gang-Related Conferences and Workshops

These gang-related events are hosted by various organizations and agencies across the country.

National Gang Center (NGC)
2018 Comprehensive Gang Model Workshop
August 14–16, 2018
Houston, TX
www.nationalgangcenter.gov/Comprehensive-Gang-Model/Workshop