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

National Alliance of Gang Investigators’ Associations (NAGIA)

The mission of NAGIA is to reduce the threat of gang violence by increasing public awareness, monitoring legislative efforts, and intelligence dissemination. NAGIA also supports gang prevention, intervention, suppression, and reentry efforts. The association provides many resources to gang investigators nationwide, including an extensive list of available training. For additional information regarding NAGIA, see www.nagia.org.

Upcoming Regional Gang Conferences

These conferences are hosted by regional associations across the country.

Mid-Atlantic Regional Gang Investigators Network (MARGIN)

11th Annual Gang Training Conference
March 5–8, 2017
Crowne Plaza Annapolis, Annapolis, MD
margingangs.org/training

East Coast Gang Investigators Association (ECGIA)

11th Annual ECGIA New England Chapter Training Conference
April 24–27, 2017
Radisson Hotel Providence Airport, Warwick, RI
PDF fileapi.ning.com/.../11thannualecgiaNEconferenceflyer1.pdf

New York Gang Investigators Association (NYGIA)

Basic Gang Specialist Certification Course
May 1, 2017
Lockport High School Auditorium, Lockport, NY
www.nygia.org/event-2427739

Hospitals Against Violence Empowering Neighborhoods (HAVEN)

6th Annual Los Angeles Gang Prevention & Intervention Conference
May 1–2, 2017
Carson Community Center, Carson, CA
www.gangconference.org

New Mexico Gang Task Force (NMGTF)

19th Annual NMGTF Gang Conference
May 1–3, 2017
Isleta Resort & Casino, Albuquerque, NM
nmgangconference.com

East Coast Gang Investigators Association (ECGIA)

Pennsylvania Gang Conference
May 9–11, 2017
Ramada Inn & Conference Center, State College, PA
PDF fileapi.ning.com/.../PAGangFlyerMay2017.pdf

Northwest Gang Investigators Association (NWGIA)

2017 NWGIA Training Symposium
May 15–19, 2017
Northern Quest Resort and Spa, Airway Heights, WA
www.nwgia.com/training/

Midwest Gang Investigators Association (MGIA)

30th Annual MGIA National Gang Conference
May 21–24, 2017
Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI
mgia.org/conference

Arizona Gang Investigators Association (AZGIA)

10th Annual Training Conference
June 6–9, 2017
Tempe, AZ
www.arizonagia.com/conference/

Colorado Security Threat Intelligence Network Group (Colorado STING)

2017 Conference
June 12–14, 2017
Colorado Springs, CO
coloradosting.org/2017-conference/

Florida Gang Investigators Association (FGIA)

2017 Gang Prevention and Intervention Summit
June 12–14, 2017
Daytona Beach, FL
www.fgia.org/event-2264676/Registration

Oklahoma Gang Investigators Association (OGIA)

20th Annual Training Conference
June 19–22, 2017
Marriott Tulsa Hotel Southern Hills, Tulsa, OK
www.ogia.us/training/

Texas Gang Investigators Association (TGIA)

2017 Training Conference
June 25–30, 2017
Omni San Antonio Hotel, San Antonio, TX
www.tgia.net/2017-conference.html

New York Gang Investigators Association (NYGIA)

10th Annual Training Conference
July 12–14, 2017
The Holiday Inn, Saratoga Springs, NY
www.nygia.org/event-2399178

California Gang Investigators Association (CGIA)

26th Annual National Gang Conference
July 24–28, 2017
Garden Grove, CA
www.cgiaonline.org/

Florida Gang Investigators Association (FGIA)

24th Annual Anti-Gang Training Workshop
July 31–August 4, 2017
Sawgrass Marriott, Ponte Vedra, FL
www.fgia.org/2017-FGIA-Conference

North Carolina Gang Investigators Association (NCGIA)

2017 Gangs Across the Carolinas Conference
August 14–17, 2017
Benton Convention Center, Winston Salem, NC
www.ncgangcops.org/2017-conferences

International Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Investigators Association (IOMGIA)

43rd Annual International Training Conference
August 20–25, 2017
Scottsdale, AZ
iomgia.net/training-institute/