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The Westin San Antonio North
9821 Colonnade Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78230

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Texas Gang Investigators Association 


2023 Texas Gang Investigators Association
Annual Conference

The Westin San Antonio North
9821 Colonnade Boulevard
San Antonio, Texas

June 25 - June 30, 2023

The TGIA Training Conference offers the most current and comprehensive information on street and prison gangs. Seminar instructors are considered experts in their respective fields. The conference is designed to meet the needs of both new and experienced persons dealing with street gangs and gang activities.

Seminar Participants:

Attendance at the TGIA Training Conference is limited to TGIA members, judges and criminal justice professionals, including sworn law enforcement, correction, probation and parole officers, criminal intelligence analysts and prosecuting attorneys.  Official agency identification and credentials will be required upon check-in at registration and may be requested anytime during the conference.

Keynote Topics:

  • The BlacKkKlansman 
  • Gangster Rap and Gang Culture

General Sessions:

  • Gang Enforcement 101
  • Hybrid Gangs
  • The Culture, Saints, and Music of the Mexican Cartels and Gangs
  • Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs
  • Informant Management & Control
  • NARCOS- Pablo Escobar- The True Story

 Breakout Sessions:

  • Basic Gang Investigations
  • Gangs in Federal Prisons
  • Gangs in Texas Prisons
  • Tactical Medic
  • Freeworld Gang Recognition
  • Unmasking the Truth
  • Mass Casualties - 2017 Las Vegas Active Shooter Incident
  • County Jail Intelligence
  • Transnational Gangs at the Texas Border
  • (Topics subject to change)

Click here for Tentative Week at a Glance Schedule

Conference Registration Fee: $400 before March 31, 2023                                   Late Registration Fee: $475 After March 31, 2023

The conference registration fee includes registration to the 2023 TGIA Annual Conference, with up to 38 hours of training, and TGIA membership dues through December 31, 2023. 

Hotel Information will be provided in your Confirmation Email.  (DO NOT CALL THE HOTEL, NO RESERVATIONS IN THE TGIA BLOCK WILL BE TAKEN OVER THE PHONE.) If you make a reservation outside of our block you will not be moved into the block, but instead pay the hotels prevailing rate. We will not be able to do anything about this, so please use the link provided in your confirmation email.   

Continuing Education Credits:

  • CJAD - Texas Department of Criminal Justice: Community Justice Assistance Division (self-report) 
  • MCLE - Hours have been applied for with Texas State Bar
  • TJJD - Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TBD) 
  • TCOLE - Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (Up to 38 Hours)

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations must be in writing via email to training@tgia.net no later than May 31, 2023, for participants to have their registration fee refunded. "No shows" will be billed the entire registration fee.