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.

Regional Law Enforcement Gang Trainings

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

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

Georgia Gang Investigators Association (GGIA)

17th Annual Training Conference
July 11–14, 2017
Hilton Savannah DeSoto, Savannah, GA
www.ggia.net/event-2469375

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/

Tennessee Gang Investigators Association (TNGIA)

2017 Annual Gang Conference
August 28–30, 2017
Marriott Chattanooga Downtown, Chattanooga, TN
events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07edpt50bp0578d55c&oseq=&c=&ch

Other Gang-Related Conferences and Workshops

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