Kansas Gang Investigators Association
9th Annual Conference
The Kansas Gang Investigators Association
is proud to host the 9th Annual Conference
in Manhattan, Kansas at the Four Points by Sheraton.
This year’s conference will provide participants with a
diverse perspective on gangs and methods
that will assist on identification, investigations, interviewing, as well as new trends.
This year’s conference will be February 10-13, 2015.
It is open to all law enforcement personnel including federal and military police, probation/parole officers, corrections, crime analyst and prosecutors.  


Hotel Information
Four Points by Sheraton Manhattan 530 Richards Drive Manhattan, Kansas 66502
Phone: (785) 539-5311 Fax: (785) 539-8368
Conference Hotel Rates: $77 per night plus tax
Rate is only guaranteed until January 18, 2015
and includes a breakfast buffet everyday

February 10, 2015: Tuesday
1300-1700: East Coast Gangs-History, Trends and Updates
Speaker: Edwin Santana-Morris County, New Jersey
Sheriff’s Office

February 11, 2015: Wednesday
0800-0830: Opening Ceremonies
0830-1000: Region Updates
1000-1200: 211 Gang and Interview Techniques for Prison Gangs
Speaker: Steve Lucero- Colorado DOC
1200-1300: Lunch Provided
1300-1700: Survival Story
Speaker: Enrique Hernandez-Las Vegas Metropolitan PD
February 12, 2015 :Thursday
0800-1200: Hells Angels Undercover Experience and Case Study
Speaker: Jay “Jaybird” Dobyns-Retired ATF
1200-1300: Lunch on Your Own
1300-1700: Continuation of the Hells Angels Undercover
Experience and Case Study
Speaker: Jay “Jaybird” Dobyns-Retired ATF
February 13, 2015: Friday
0800-1200: “Lean wit it, Rock with it” the Influence of music on
Speaker: Esekia “Skee”Afatasi & Lorenzo “Snow” Leuluai
1200: Certificates

The conference registration fee includes tuition for the conference, conference materials, lunch, certificate of attendance and membership. Conference registration is $150.00 which includes the $25.00 membership dues. Membership dues are required to attend the conference. Your membership also includes special risk insurance issued by Federal Insurance Company for KGIA members as well as provides region updates and information throughout the year.

All registration should be submitted online at the link below:
Registration and payment are centrally located for a one-stop registration. If you have questions or do not have access to the internet please fill out the box provided below and either email or fax the registration as well as payment to:
Wichita State University c/o Midwest Criminal Justice Institute
Attn: Kristin Brewer
1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260-0135
Phone: 316.978.5897
E-mail: kristin.brewer@wichita.edu

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 18, 2015. Membership dues are nonrefundable, only the conference fee is refundable. No refunds will be made after January 18, 2015.