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


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First 5 Minutes

 October 15, 2018

 Virginia Beach, Virginia

Interviewing Gang Members 

Gangs change daily and the problems gang members create on the street and in the correctional facilities are continuously growing. This training will provided attendees with tips and information that leads to more productive communication , and interviews with know gang members. The ability and willingness to more effectively engage these violent offenders is often the key to arrest and conviction

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Conference Vendor Form

The Virginia Gang Investigators Association welcomes vendors



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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

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African American OMG & Human Trafficking

                Richmond Virginia

                      July 20, 2018

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.

Human Trafficking

What is human trafficking?

Common myths associated with human trafficking.

What is law enforcements role?

Victim demographics and services.

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