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

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)
OJJDP Conferences

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
Upcoming Conferences and Meetings

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

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.

East Coast Gang Investigators Association (ECGIA)

11th Annual ECGIA New England Chapter Training Conference
April 24–27, 2017
Radisson Hotel Providence Airport, Warwick, RI
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New York Gang Investigators Association (NYGIA)

Basic Gang Specialist Certification Course
May 1, 2017
Lockport High School Auditorium, Lockport, NY

New Mexico Gang Task Force (NMGTF)

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

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

Midwest Gang Investigators Association (MGIA)

30th Annual MGIA National Gang Conference
May 21–24, 2017
Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI

The Southern California Gang Conference (SCGC)

8th Annual Southern California Gang Conference
May 30–June 2, 2017
San Diego, CA

Arizona Gang Investigators Association (AZGIA)

10th Annual Training Conference
June 6–9, 2017
Tempe, AZ

Colorado Security Threat Intelligence Network Group (Colorado STING)

2017 Conference
June 12–14, 2017
Colorado Springs, CO

Oklahoma Gang Investigators Association (OGIA)

20th Annual Training Conference
June 19–22, 2017
Marriott Tulsa Hotel Southern Hills, Tulsa, OK

Texas Gang Investigators Association (TGIA)

2017 Training Conference
June 25–30, 2017
Omni San Antonio Hotel, San Antonio, TX

Georgia Gang Investigators Association (GGIA)

17th Annual Training Conference
July 11–14, 2017
Hilton Savannah DeSoto, Savannah, GA

New York Gang Investigators Association (NYGIA)

10th Annual Training Conference
July 12–14, 2017
The Holiday Inn, Saratoga Springs, NY

California Gang Investigators Association (CGIA)

26th Annual National Gang Conference
July 24–28, 2017
Garden Grove, CA

Florida Gang Investigators Association (FGIA)

24th Annual Anti-Gang Training Workshop
July 31–August 4, 2017
Sawgrass Marriott, Ponte Vedra, FL

North Carolina Gang Investigators Association (NCGIA)

2017 Gangs Across the Carolinas Conference
August 14–17, 2017
Benton Convention Center, Winston Salem, NC

International Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Investigators Association (IOMGIA)

43rd Annual International Training Conference
August 20–25, 2017
Scottsdale, AZ

Tennessee Gang Investigators Association (TNGIA)

2017 Annual Gang Conference
August 28–30, 2017
Marriott Chattanooga Downtown, Chattanooga, TN

Other Gang-Related Conferences and Workshops

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

Hospitals Against Violence Empowering Neighborhoods (HAVEN)

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

Florida Gang Investigators Association (FGIA)

2017 Gang Prevention and Intervention Summit
June 12–14, 2017
Daytona Beach, FL