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.

Northwest Gang Investigator's Association (NWGIA)
26th Annual Northwest Gang Investigators Association Training Symposium
September 2–4, 2020
Northern Quest Resort & Casino, Airway Heights, WA
New Mexico Gang Task Force (NMGTF)
2020 NM Gang Conference
September 21–23, 2020
Santa Ana Star Casino and Hotel, Bernalillo, NM
Arizona Gang Investigators Association (AZGIA)
13th Annual Arizona Gang Conference
September 28–October 1, 2020
DoubleTree Hilton, Tempe, AZ
North Carolina Gang Investigators Association (NCGIA)
2020 Gangs Across The Carolinas Training Conference
October 13–15, 2020
Hickory, NC
Ontario Gang Investigators Association (ONGIA)
2020 Conference
November 16–19, 2020
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, London, Ontario
International Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Investigators Association (IOMGIA)
2021 Training Institute
March 28–April 1, 2021
San Antonio, TX
East Coast Gang Investigators Association (ECGIA)
New England 14th Annual Conference
April 26–29, 2021
TBD
Midwest Gang Investigators Association (MGIA)
2021 National Gang Conference
May 16–19, 2021
Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark, Dubuque, IA
East Coast Gang Investigators Association (ECGIA)
New Jersey Gang Awareness & Identification Training
June 1–2, 2021
College of Saint Elizabeth
Colorado Security Threat Intelligence Network Group (S.T.I.N.G.)
2021 Conference
July 19–21, 2021
TBD

Other Gang-Related Conferences and Workshops

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

Family Service Agency of Santa Barbara County (FSA)
Youth Culture and Gang Activity in Lompoc
August 16, 2020
Virtual via Zoom