Training Events and Conferences

Training Contact

For Registration information on VGIA Gang Training Events contact:

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

23rd Annual Gang Conference

          Virginia Beach Virginia


The Virginia Gang Investigators Association is proud to team up with the  Alcohol  Tobacco Firearms and  Explosives and Office of the Attorney General -Virginia and the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice to sponsor the  23rd annual Gang Conference .The conference will be held at the Sheraton Hotel by Marriott  in Virginia Beach Virginia ,  3501 Atlantic Avenue ,  Virginia 23451  from  October 11-14, 2022

The Conference will cover a wide range of topics and instructors from across  the United states.

Conference hours-Tuesday– Thursday  0800-1700

Friday– 0800-1200

 New Topics-New Instructors      

 Hotel Link:  Book your group rate for VGIA

Conference Registration

Basic Gang Certification Course

October 10, 2022

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.

Upon successful completion of this eight hour lecture, a fifty(50) question true/false, multiple choice  test, you will receive a “ Gang Specialist Certification” certificate along with a uniform “Gang Specialist” tag (worn with name tag on uniform) or Gang Specialist patch

Registration Form

Gangs 101 & Juvenile Gangs

       Gangs 101

This course is designed to give a basic understanding of street gangs  for the new gang Investigators, Police Officers, Probation Parole.

Upon  completion of this eight hour lecture,  you should be able to understand what a gang is,  why people join gangs, who join gangs and what they must do to join a gang. You should be able to identify gang graffiti/tagging and what it stands for along with gang member identification.

          Juvenile Gangs

 Juvenile Gangs or Unnamed  Groups ? How to identify and Document?


 Registration Form

Hotel Booking Link

Conference Vendor Form

23rd Annual Gang Conference welcomes

Vendors 3.5 days


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