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.

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
East Coast Gang Investigators Association (ECGIA)
20th Annual Gang Training Conference
October 7–11, 2019
Golden Nugget Resort & Casino, Atlantic City, NJ
Virginia Gang Investigators Association (VGIA)
21st Annual Gang Conference
October 15–18, 2019
Virginia Beach Wyndham, Virginia Beach, VA
Ontario Gang Investigators Association (ONGIA)
2019 Conference
November 18–21, 2019
Deerhurst Resort, Huntsville, ON
Kansas Gang Investigators Association (KGIA)
14th Annual Training Conference
February 11–14, 2020
DoubleTree by Hilton, Lawrence, KS
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

Other Gang-Related Conferences and Workshops

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

Center for Criminal Justice Research
Gang Violence Symposium
September 11, 2019
California State University San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA