Other Gang-Related Trainings 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 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.

Kansas Gang Investigators Association (KGIA)
14th Annual Training Conference
February 11–14, 2020
DoubleTree by Hilton, Lawrence, KS
International Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Investigators Association (IOMGIA)
IOMGIA Europe Training Institute
February 17–20, 2020
Frankfurt, Germany
South Carolina Gang Investigators Association (SCGIA)
2020 SCGIA Annual Training Conference
February 23–27, 2020
Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach, SC
Mid-Atlantic Regional Gang Investigators Network (MARGIN)
14th Annual Gang Training Conference
March 29–April 1, 2020
Live! Casino & Hotel, Hanover, MD
Northwest Gang Investigator's Association (NWGIA)
26th Annual Northwest Gang Investigators Association Training Symposium
May 4–8, 2020
Northern Quest Resort & Casino, Airway Heights, WA
Midwest Gang Investigators Association (MGIA)
2020 National Gang Conference
May 10–13, 2020
Denny Sanford Premier Convention Center, Sioux Falls, SD
Texas Gang Investigators Association (TGIA)
2020 Conference
June 28–July 3, 2020
San Antonio, TX
Arizona Gang Investigators Association (AZGIA)
13th Annual Arizona Gang Conference (June 2020)
DoubleTree Hilton, Tempe, AZ
Florida Gang Investigators Association (FGIA)
27th Annual Training
August 3–5, 2020
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa, Bonita Springs, FL
International Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Investigators Association (IOMGIA)
2020 Training Institute
September 13–18, 2020
San Antonio, TX
Midwest Gang Investigators Association (MGIA)
2021 National Gang Conference
May 16–19, 2021
Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark, Dubuque, IA

Other Gang-Related Conferences and Workshops

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

Safer Schools Together
12th Annual Gangs & Guns Training Symposium
February 12–14, 2020
Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown, Vancouver, BC