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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 Events

These federal entities host conferences and offer training on an ongoing basis.

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

Office of Justice Programs (OJP)

OJP provides federal leadership, grants, training, technical assistance and other resources to improve the nation’s capacity to prevent and reduce crime, assist victims and enhance the rule of law by strengthening the criminal and juvenile justice systems.

Justice Events

Regional Events

These gang events are hosted by regional associations, agencies, or organizations across the country.

Colorado S.T.I.N.G.
2022 Conference
June 20-22, 2022
Pueblo, CO

Texas Gang Investigators Association
2022 Training Conference
June 26-July 1, 2022
San Antonio, TX

California Gang Investigators Association
30th Annual National Gang Violence Conference
July 11-15, 2022
Orange, CA

Florida Gang Investigators Association
2022 Annual Conference
August 1-5, 2022
Bonita Springs, FL

Northwest Gang Investigators Association
27th Annual Training Symposium
August 1-5, 2022
Airway Heights, WA

Georgia Gang Investigators Association
2022 Annual Summer Training Conference
August 9-12, 2022
Savannah, GA

North Carolina Gang Investigators Association
2022 Gangs Across the Carolinas Conference
August 10-12, 2022
Winston Salem, NC

Tennessee Gang Investigators Association
2022 Conference
August 22-25, 2022
Chattanooga, TN

National Alliance of Gang Investigators' Association
2022 World Gang Summit
September 6-8, 2022
Atlanta, GA

East Coast Gang Investigators Association
21st Annual Gang Conference
September 12-16, 2022
Atlantic City, NJ

East Coast Gang Investigators Association
21st Annual Gang Conference
September 12-16, 2022
Atlantic City, NJ

Arizona Gang Investigators Association
2022 Gang Conference
September 27-30, 2022
Phoenix, AZ

Virginia Gang Investigators Association
23rd Annual Conference
October 11-14, 2022
Virginia Beach, VA

Ontario Gang Investigators Association
2022 Conference
November 14-17, 2022
Kingston, ON

International Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Investigators Association
48th Annual International Training Conference
April 16-21, 2023
San Antonio, TX

Midwest Gang Investigators Association
2023 National Conference
May 8-11, 2023
South Bend, IN

Florida Gang Investigators Association
2024 Annual Conference
August 5-9, 2024
Bonita Springs, FL

Florida Gang Investigators Association
2023 Annual Conference
August 7-11, 2023
Ponte Vedra, FL

National Gang Center Events

October 26, 2022, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. ET - OJJDP's National Gang Center: Interrupting the Cycle of Youth Violence—What Does It Mean to Be Credible?