26th Annual NWGIA Training Symposium has been postponed until September 2020! More Information Here

The Northwest Gang Investigator’s Association is proud to announce that on-line Registration is OPEN for the 2020 Training Symposium in Airway Heights (Spokane), Washington. The training will occur Monday May 4th through Friday May 8th. Please see the new venues opening at Northern Quest Resort as the Kalispel Tribe continues to develop this Resort experience and make it a family vacation destination. Please note the booking number is #19823.

From all of the Staff and Executive Board at the NWGIA, we look forward to providing once again the leading edge training speakers, topics and relevant information to enhance your officer safety, investigations, intelligence operations and general knowledge of criminal gang activity to ensure successful prosecution, public education and prevention and intervention.

We want to thank the Kalispel Tribe and Northern Quest Resort & Casino. Without them we wouldn’t be able to provide the level of training and scholarships to small agencies. -Brad Richmond & The Executive Board

If you need any further information or have any questions, please email us at support@nwgia.com

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Founded in 1994 by law enforcement gang investigators

The NWGIA was founded in 1994 by Law Enforcement gang investigators. They saw a need to provide quality training and services to the Pacific Northwest. The original NWGIA was made up of members from Oregon, Washington and Idaho. Montana joined in 1996. Over the last 20 plus years, the NWGIA has become a strong provider of gang training for our members and member agencies, as well as investigators from across North America.

The NWGIA prides itself as a professional organization dedicated to working cooperatively with our communities to disrupt and dismantle the negative effects that criminal gang organizations have plagued for far too long. Not only does the NWGIA work with Law Enforcement, Corrections and Prosecutors, but is also significantly involved with community organizations, faith-based leaders, elected officials and citizens to find collaborative solutions to not only holding those criminal offenders accountable as necessary, but to also foster better relations with Law Enforcement and to support innovative Prevention and Intervention programs to lessen the numbers of those youth victimized through recruitment.

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