NEW YORK GANG INVESTIGATORS ASSOCIATION
BASIC GANG SPECIALIST
Friday, April 25, 2014
9:00am to 4:00pm
Registration begins at 8:30am
Lockport High School Auditorium
250 Lincoln Avenue
Lockport, NY 14094
The course will provide a brief history on the development of gangs in the United States (local gangs, prison gangs, trends)
Indicators of gang activity (graffiti, signs, symbols, hand signs, etc.)
How to identify gangs and gang members and properly document them
This course will also prepare individuals to testify in court
Intervention and Prevention techniques
A 100-question written examination must be successfully completed with minimum grade of 75% (75) attained
Students who do not achieve at least 75% on the exam will be allowed to review and re-take the exam one (1) time
If the student does not pass the re-take exam, they will NOT receive a certificate or any other items associated with successfully completing the course
There is a one (1) hour time limit for exam.
Successful completion will add name to our database showing that theyhave passed the NYGIA Basic Gang Specialist Certification class. This information will be kept on record and a certified letter can be requested to be sent to any organization or court in New York.
This class is only open to the first 100 people who register for the class. The class will be given on Friday, April 25, 2014, at the Lockport High School Auditorium, at a fee of a $125.00 per person.
Successful completion will add name of certified individual to our database showing that they have passed the NYGIA Basic Gang Specialist Certification class. This information will be kept on record and a certified letter can be requested to be sent to any organization or court in New York State allowing you to testify as a Basic Gang Specialist.
Individuals will also receive a “Gang Specialist” service bar.
Register online at www.nygia.org or make checks/money orders payable to NYGIA, and mail to NYGIA, P.O. Box 794, Yonkers, NY, 10703. Payment MUST be received by the deadline of Friday, April 18, 2014. Registrations after this date will be subject to late registration fee. Attendance is not confirmed until payment is received. Course fee includes light breakfast, parking, and training materials.
Certification Course Fee: $125.00. There is a $25.00 Late Registration/Walk-In Fee (based on availability). NYGIA members in good standing prior to January 1, 2014 are eligible for the discounted rate of $100.00. For more information or to register at the discounted member rate, contact NYGIA Membership Coordinator, Trevor Sergeant, firstname.lastname@example.org, or (585) 337-0673