Training Events and Conferences

24th Annual Gang Conference

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  24th annual Gang Conference .The conference will be held at the Founders Inn & Spa by Hilton  in Virginia Beach Virginia, 5641 Indian River  Road ,  Virginia 23464  from  October 10-13, 2023

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

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Gang Specialist Certification Course

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. 

 New Updated Test.

8 hours DCJS credits Approved

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OMG Training-VA Beach

Virginia Beach, VA

October 09, 2023



This course will provide  an introduction to those organizations known as Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs (OMGS). This course will provide a historical perspective  of these groups. Instructional topics include: origin and history, national and state trends,  signs and symbols, colors, OMG culture, and officer safety techniques. The course will also cover proper intelligence documentation techniques

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Training Contact

For Registration information on VGIA Gang Training Events contact:

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

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