27th Annual Midwest Gang Investigators Association 2014 National Gang Conference


Sunday, May 4th to Wednesday, May 7th

If you will be needing hotel accommodations, may we suggest;
Ramada Mall Of America
2300 East American Boulevard
Bloomington, MN. 55425
Reserve by 4/12/2014
$99 + tax per night for a Single or Double Room Rate
Provide Booking Code “CGMGIA”
The Ramada MOA offers 24-hour free airport shuttle service
and complimentary shuttle service to the Mall of America


This workshop is designed for all Law Enforcement, Probation/Parole, & Correctional Officers, and Prosecuting Attorneys concerned about suppressing, intervening in, and preventing violent gang activity and related crime.



We have applied for approval of 8 P.O.S.T. Credits and 8 HOURS of CLE Credits per day. All who attend will be given the appropriate accreditation information and a Certificate of Attendance at the end of the conference.



  • The new Minnesota 9-point Gang Criteria
  • Juvenile Suspects and Cell Phone Data Interpretation
  • Using Facebook and Twitter in your investigations, the latest on social media
  • Gang Intelligence - the intelligence process and the role of gang investigator in the street and prison
  • The most current trends in Gangs
  • Immigrant Gangs
  • Terrorism/Extremists - domestic and foreign
  • Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs
  • The Native Mob RICO Case
  • "Operation Wild Kin
  • Professor David Kennedy - "Don't Shoot" author
  • Jason Sole, Ph.D. - former gang member


The conference will be held in the Ramada Mall Of America Conference Center, located at 2300 East American Blvd, I-494 & 24th Ave, Bloomington, MN 55425 US. For location, maps and registration go to Parking is complimentary in the Ramada MOA parking lot, there is plenty of parking available.



The fee for the conference is $295.00 per person before April 1st, 2014, and $325.00 per person after April 1st, which includes tuition, handouts, lunch and morning & afternoon refreshments each day, and a certificate of attendance. Registrations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.

TO REGISTER: please visit our Eventbrite on-line registration page at: (AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, and VISA accepted) On-line registration through the Eventbrite page is preferred, or you can complete the form below and mail it to the address listed on the form. Checks are payable to "MGIA". Agency purchase orders will be accepted in lieu of payment. We are not able to bill individuals personally.



A full refund of the fee will be made if contact is made with MGIA conference personnel no later than 7 days prior to the conference. No refund will be made after that date.


For questions regarding registration, please contact Sue Schema at (507) 334-0897, FAX (507) 332-4587 or e-mail

For other information, contact either Kris Lundquist at (651) 274-5700 or Don Rothstein at (320) 240-3055.


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