Kansas Gang Investigators Association
8th Annual Conference
2014 KGIA ANNUAL GANG CONFERENCE - FEBRUARY 11-14, 2014
  
Co-Sponsors
US DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE | NAGIA | KANSAS LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING CENTER
WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY | REGIONAL COMMUNITY POLICING INSTITUTE
 
  

CONFERENCE LOCATION

  
Holiday Inn Convention Center

200 McDonald Drive, Lawrence, KS 66044

Phone: (785) 749-8932
Conference Hotel Rates: $77 per night plus tax
Rate is only guaranteed until January 24, 2014
  
The Kansas Gang Investigators Association is proud to host the 8th Annual Conference in Lawrence, Kansas at the Holiday Inn. This year’s conference will provide participants with a diverse perspective on gangs and techniques that will assist on suppression, investigation, identification and prevention of gang activity. This year’s conference will be February 11-14, 2014.
  
The conference is available only to sworn law enforcement officers, probation/parole officers, corrections officers and prosecutors.
  
TENTATIVE CONFERENCE AGENDA AND TOPICS
  
February 11, 2014: Tuesday
1300-1500: Kansas Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs Update Speaker: Detective with KCMO Police Department
1500-1700: “The Benefits of Proper Gang Member Identification” Speaker: Roger Bonner
  
February 12, 2014: Wednesday
0800-0830: Opening Ceremonies
0830-1230: “Patron Saints of Drug Underworld” Speaker: Robert Almonte
1230-1330: Lunch Provided
1330-1530: “Gang Intelligence-Where we Fail” Speaker: David Starbuck
1530-1700: Region Updates
  
February 13, 2014: Thursday
0800-1200: “Developing a Jail Gang/Special Investigations Unit” Speaker: Rocco Lepore
1200-1300: Lunch on Your Own
1300-1600: Somali Gangs
1600-1700: Region Break-ups
  
February 14, 2014: Friday
0800-1200: Interview Techniques Speaker: Felix Aguirre
1200: Certificates
  
REGISTRATION INFORMATION
  
The conference registration fee includes tuition for the conference, conference CD and materials, Lunch, Certificate of Attendance and Membership. Conference registration is $125.00 plus membership dues which are $25.00 for a total of $150.00. Membership dues are required to attend the conference. They also provide region updates and information throughout the year as well as access to CBIS for the year.
  
All registration should be submitted online at the link below:
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE
Registration and payment are centrally located for a one-stop registration.
  
Mail Application with Payment to: Kristin Brewer Regional Community Policing Training Institute Wichita State University 1845 Fairmount Wichita, KS 67260-0135
Phone: 316-978-5897 | Fax: 316-978-3345 | E-mail: kristin.brewer@wichita.edu
  
DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM HERE (Adobe PDF)
    
Questions?
Please contact Tim McClure, KGIA President; tmcclure@fordcounty.net, 620-227-4590; or
Troy Robinson, KGIA Secretary; troyr@doc.ks.gov, 620-728-3327
    
Conference Fee Refunds/Cancellations
It is recommended you send a qualified substitute if you cannot attend. However, if you are not able to attend, please contact Kristin Brewer at 316.978.5897 prior to January 24, 2014. Membership dues are nonrefundable, only the conference fee is refundable. No refunds will be made after January 24, 2014.