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 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

Regional Law Enforcement Gang Trainings

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

East Coast Gang Investigators Association (ECGIA)—New England Chapter
13th Annual Gang Training Conference
April 22–26, 2019
Warwick, RI
New Mexico Gang Task Force (NMGTF)
21st Annual Gang Conference
April 29–May 1, 2019
Santa Ana Casino Hotel, Santa Ana Pueblo, NM
Northwest Gang Investigators Association (NWGIA)
25th Annual Gang Training Symposium
May 6–10, 2019
Northern Quest Resort and Spa, Airway Heights, WA
Pennsylvania Gang Conference
May 7–9, 2019
State College, PA
Midwest Gang Investigators Association (MGIA)
2019 National MGIA Gang Training Conference
May 13–16, 2019
Springfield, MO
New Jersey Gang Awareness & Identification Training
May 28–29, 2019
College of Saint Elizabeth Dolan Hall, Morristown, NJ
10th Annual Southern California Gang Conference
May 28–31, 2019
Humphreys Half Moon Inn, San Diego, CA
Arizona Gang Investigators Association (AZGIA)
12th Annual Conference
June 4–7, 2019
Alabama Gang Investigators Association (AGIA)
9th Annual AGIA Conference
June 12–14, 2019
McKee Business and Technology Complex, Oakwood University, Hunstville, AL
Texas Gang Investigators Association (TGIA)
2019 Conference—Corpus Christi
Colorado S.T.I.N.G.
2019 Conference
July 8–10, 2019
The Colorado Springs Marriott, Colorado Springs, CO
Georgia Gang Investigators Association (GGIA)
2019 Gang Summer Conference
July 9–12, 2019
Savannah Marriott Riverfront Hotel, Savannah, GA
Midwest Gang Investigators Association—Wisconsin Chapter
2019 Summer Gang Conference
July 15–17, 2019
Madison Police Department Training Center, Madison, WI
Florida Gang Investigators Association (FGIA)
26th Annual Training Workshop
August 5–9, 2019
Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
International Latino Gang Investigators Association (ILGIA)
17th Annual Gang Conference
August 12–15, 2019
Las Vegas, NV
North Carolina Gang Investigators Association (NCGIA)
18th Annual Gangs Across the Carolinas
August 13–15, 2019
Benton Convention Center, Winston Salem, NC
California Gang Investigators Association (CGIA)
28th Annual National Gang Conference
August 13–16, 2019
Tennessee Gang Investigators Association (TNGIA)
2019 Gang Conference
August 27–29, 2019
The Inn at Opryland, Nashville, TN
International Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Investigators Association (IOMGIA)
45th Annual International Training Conference
September 8–13, 2019
Spokane, WA
Kansas Gang Investigators Association (KGIA)
14th Annual Training Conference
February 11–14, 2020
Double Tree by Hilton, Lawrence, KS

Other Gang-Related Conferences and Workshops

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

Gang Prevention & Intervention Conference 2019
May 13–14, 2019
Hilton Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
Symbol Intelligence Group
Police Symbology Conference
May 14–16, 2019
West Chester University, West Chester, PA
www.symbolintelligence.com/edm/assets/pdf/POLICE SYMBOLOGY CONFERENCE - WEST CHESTER, PA - MAY 14, 15, 16, 2019.pdf
Florida Gang Investigators Association (FGIA)
2019 Summit on Youth Violence
June 3–5, 2019
World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort, St. Augustine, FL