Law Enforcement

Basic Training for Street Gang Investigators

About the Training

This training is made possible through funding from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance. The three-day class offers basic, entry-level training to sworn officers newly assigned to work with street gangs or those with limited experience and/or no formal training in street gang investigations. Course topics may include:

Join the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) for the webinar “OJJDP Funding Opportunities for Gang Suppression” on Friday, September 7 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. ET. During this webinar, participants will learn about the two OJJDP solicitations designed to help jurisdictions reduce and prevent gang-related crime and violence.

Webinar - OJJDP Funding Opportunities for Gang Suppression

This webinar will highlight the two Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Gang Suppression solicitations available to prevent and reduce gang-related crime and violence. Key components will be discussed, to include eligibility, goals, objectives, deliverables, and budgetary requirements. The National Gang Center will also highlight ways in which jurisdictions can introduce and/or strengthen comprehensive approaches to develop strategic gang-reduction plans and/or to implement coordinated gang suppression strategies.

Join the Police Foundation for the webinar “From CitiStat to GunStat: A Data-Driven Strategy to Address Gun Crime” on Thursday, September 6 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET. During this webinar, participants will learn about GunStat, a national model designed to facilitate the provision of real-time information to law enforcement officers and prosecutors on the progression of felony gun cases through the criminal justice system.

Webinar - Practical Approaches to Sustaining Innovative Policing Initiatives

On September 13, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. ET, the Strategies for Policing Innovation (SPI) team will present a webinar on “Practical Approaches to Sustaining Innovative Policing Initiatives.” This online, interactive seminar will engage both the law enforcement community along with state and local government officials on how SPI sites are planning and sustaining new innovation.

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