The NWGIA offers several professional, continuing education courses as well as being a major sponsor/organizer for collaboration between Law Enforcement, Probation, Corrections, Prosecutors and others entities in the Criminal Justice community that work in the field of Criminal Street Gangs.
2019 NWGIA ANNUAL TRAINING SYMPOSIUM
The Training Symposium (May 6th – 10th) will cover a wide range of criminal gangs, taught by recognized experts in the field of street gangs and related topics. The subject matter will be beneficial to all law enforcement personnel and is projected to include the following topics
** CLASSES SUBJECT TO CHANGE **
Officer Safety Working Gangs
Principles of Deadly Force
Cartel Case Study
Gang Social Media Investigations
Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs
Prison Gang Culture
MONDAY TRAINING TRACKS
Track A: Gang Recognition, Identification, Intervention and Prevention Strategies (Gangs 101)
Track B: Prosecution Ethics and Gang Expert Testimony
Track C: Gang Investigations 101
Track D: Corrections Investigations and STG Updates
SUPPLEMENTAL TRAINING DAY ON MONDAY MAY 6TH
Gang Recognition, Identification, Intervention and Prevention Strategies (Gangs 101)
We offer this course to all those who work in fields where they may come in contact with the criminal gang element. Those people would include all Law Enforcement, Prosecutors, Probation, Educators, Counselors, Faith-Based Community leaders, etc.. Identification will be REQUIRED. The courses topics are taught by recognized experts in the field of street gangs and related topics (classes subject to change).
Symposium Registration May 6th – May 10th, 2019
Monday – Friday $375(Late registration after April 15, 2019)
Supplemental Training Day ONLY
$75 (Monday May 14th ONLY)
ALL registrations must be completed online. If paying by credit card, we utilize PayPal. If paying by check or money order, complete the online process and mail your payment.
ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED TO:
Law Enforcement Personnel, Corrections Staff, Parole/Probation, Prosecutors, Crime Analysts and other related agencies desiring the most current information regarding gangs. Identification will be REQUIRED.
The conference is being held in the Pend Oreille Pavilion of the Northern Quest Resort in Airway Heights, Washington. The conference Hotel is the Northern Quest Resort and Spa, 100 N Hayford Road, Airway Heights, Washington. Attendees must make their own accommodation arrangements. Call: 1-877-871-6772. Visit their website at northernquest.com. Conference Rate is $123 per night (plus taxes/fees) for single or double occupancy. To be guaranteed this rate, attendees MUST call the number above and use the code: NWGIA OR NORTHWEST GANG INVESTIGATORS CONFERENCE. Guaranteed Rooms by April 15th, 2019. Reserve your room early as rooms are only guaranteed by this date!!
Call 509-838-3226 for reservations. If you have any issues with reservations please call Katelin Merchant at 509-252-3877.
Let the Hotel clerk know you need the government rate which is booked at $105 for either single king rooms, or rooms with 2 queen beds. They also have suites, those run a little more. Call Katelin at 509-252-3877 as suites may be available at government rate based on occupancy. We offer a full hot breakfast buffet every morning from 5:30-10 am. They do shuttle to the casino, although early morning shuttles are reserved for guests needing to go to the airport.
Due to costs incurred by the NWGIA prior to a Symposium, refunds (less your $75 non-refundable deposit) will only be issued to cancellations up to May 3rd, 2019. Refunds will be sent to the enrolling agency within 14 days after the CONCLUSION of the Symposium. Paid registrations will NOT be refunded for registrants who fail to attend the Symposium.