Training Events and Conferences

Training Contact

For Registration information on VGIA Gang Training Events contact:

Kelly Miles - VGIA Business Manager
Phone: 757-339-5204

20th Annual Gang Conference

                               October 16-19, 2018

                             Virginia Beach, Virginia

The Virginia Gang Investigators Association is proud to team up with the Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, and the Office of the Attorney General-Virginia to sponsor the 20th annual Gang Conference 2018 .The conference will be held at the Wyndham Virginia Beach, 5700 Atlantic Avenue Virginia Beach, Virginia from October 16– 19, 2018


                                     Registration Form

Conference Vendor Form

The Virginia Gang Investigators Association welcomes vendors



                                   Vendor Registration

Ms13 & African American OMG Training

MS 13 – This four hour training will cover everything you need to know about the MS-13 Gang ,from its origin to its identifiers – such as graffiti, tattoos,  gang hand-signs and gang colors, to its stronghold in Virginia

African American OMG’S- This four

hour training program will focus on the skills and knowledge necessary to law enforcement when encountering members of Black Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs. You will leave with a better understanding of the various gangs and how they function. We will study the organizational structure, levels of membership and the threats inherent in investigating outlaw motorcycle gangs. Participants will leave with a better understanding of diverse symbols, patches and tattoos worn by outlaw bikers. Participants will appreciate the significance of properly documenting the gang, its membership and their criminal activities.


Basic Gang Specialist Certification Course

                                          October 15, 2018

                                    Virginia Beach, Virginia

This course is designed to give a basic understanding of street gangs and to assist in qualifying you as an expert witness in Gang related Court testimony.

                                        Registration form 

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