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Criminal Street Gangs continue to impact nearly every community across the nation. They continue to cause fear, terror and economic instability, and cause a number of challenges for law enforcement and corrections.

This two and one-half day conference will provide participants with a variety of perspectives and techniques that will assist patrol officers, detectives, correctional officers, federal agents, intelligence/crime analysts, prosecutors and probation/parole officers. It will include information on suppression, investigation, identification and prevention. This training will benefit personnel in rural communities as well as large urban cities.

Street gangs continue to expand from urban areas to rural Middle America, and their criminal activities and methods constantly change. The MGIA Missouri Chapter invites you to attend the 2014 Street Gang Training Conference. This year’s tentative topics include:

  • Gang Reduction Strategies for Patrol Officers
  • Extremist Groups/Sovereign Citizens
  • Kansas City PD NOVA Project (No Violence Alliance)
  • Chicago Street Gangs Trends and Updates
  • Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs Trends and Updates
  • Street Gangs and Social Media
  • Missouri Street Gang Updates and Trends
  • Missouri Prison Gang Updates and Trends
  • MIAC (Missouri Information Analysis Center)
    More topics TBD
 Who may attend: This training is restricted to law enforcement, corrections officers/investigators, probation/parole, law enforcement analysts and prosecutors. Contact (816) 668-8968 with questions about eligibility.

 Lodging: The Ramada Oasis Hotel and Convention Center, 2546 North Glenstone Springfield, Missouri 65803, is offering room rates of $77.00 plus tax per night for either single or double occupancy. Hotel rate includes daily complimentary breakfast! Lunch will be provided on September 22nd and 23rd by MGIA. A block of rooms has been reserved for this event at this price so make reservations early. Please contact the Ramada Oasis Hotel and Convention Center directly at (417) 866-5253 for reservations. Please mention the MGIA Conference when making your reservation. Hotel info:

 Fees: Conference fees are $165. Cash, Money Orders or Checks are the only forms of payment that can be accepted. Please make checks payable to the MGIA Missouri Chapter (Missouri Vendor #39157532205, Federal Tax ID #39-1575322) and submit with registration form.

 Refunds/Cancellations: It is recommended you send a qualified substitute if you cannot attend. However, if unable to attend, please contact Cynthia Chishko at (573) 358-5516 or (573) 701-8858 prior to August 22, 2014. If you do not provide notice of cancellation prior to August 22, 2014, you and/or your agency will be held liable for the registration fees. A full refund of registration fees will be made if notification is made prior to that date. The liability of the MGIA Missouri Chapter is limited to the registration fee. The MGIA Missouri Chapter will not be responsible for any losses incurred by the registrants, including but not limited to airline cancellation charges and/or hotel deposits.

 Comprehensive handouts and resource materials will be provided. Certificate of Attendance will be provided at the end of the conference.

 Questions? Call Cynthia Chishko at (573) 701-8858 or E-Mail:

Mail, E-Mail or Fax Registration to:
Denise Haselhorst, Treasurer - MGIA
P.O. BOX 10537
Kansas City, MO 64188
FAX: (314) 589-2795 (Attn: Denise Haselhorst)

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