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.

Virginia Gang Investigators Association (VGIA)

19th Annual Gang Conference
October 17–20, 2017
Wyndham Virginia Beach Hotel, Virginia Beach, VA
2017Registrationform.pdf

Ontario Gang Investigators Association (ONGIA)

16th Annual Gang and Organized Crime Professional Development Conference
November 20–23, 2017
Caesars Windsor Conference Centre, Windsor, ON
docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/dd707f_97fc34b82c924f779a01876a5f862795.pdf

Mid Atlantic Regional Gang Investigators Network (MARGIN)

12th Annual Gang Training Conference
March 4–7, 2018
Crowne Plaza Annapolis, Annapolis, MD
margingangs.org/training

The New Mexico Gang Task Force (NMGTF)

20th Anniversary Gang Conference
April 30–May 2, 2018
Isleta Resort and Casino, Albuquerque, NM
www.nmgangtaskforce.com

Midwest Gang Investigators Association (MGIA)

2018 National Gang Conference
May 7–10, 2018
DoubleTree by Hilton, South Bend, IN
mgia.org/conference

Northwest Gang Investigators Association (NWGIA)

Annual Training Symposium
May 14–18, 2018
Northwest Quest Resort, Airway Heights, WA
Training registration link coming soon.

Texas Gang Investigators Association (TGIA)

2018 Annual Conference
June 24–29, 2018
www.tgia.net/

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

Other Gang-Related Conferences and Workshops

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

No conferences at this time.