Annual Conference

13th Annual Arizona Gang Conference

DoubleTree Hilton

2100 S. Priest Dr. Tempe, AZ 85282

October 5 - 8, 2021


Registration fee: $325. and includes one (1) year AZGIA membership.

Please make payment via paypal BEFORE registering for conference.
 Payments are collected via paypal. A paypal account is NOT required.    




There are two (2) registration options below:

Option 1 is for all attendees that are NOT set up as active members on this website. Even if you are an AZGIA member but NOT registered on this website use this registration link. You will be registering for both the conference and membership.


Option 2 is ONLY for members that are already set up as active members on this website. You will be registering for the conference only.


Who Should Attend:

Gang Enforcement Professionals, Police Officers, Deputies, Chiefs, Sheriffs, Administrators, Correctional Officers, Parole Officers, Probation Officers, Investigators, Analysts, Prosecutors and other Local, State, and Federal Criminal Justice Professionals.

HOSPITALITY: Sponsored hospitality nights. Join us and network with other agencies.

HOTEL RATES: The DoubleTree is holding a number of rooms for our conference. Contact the DoubleTree Hotel at 800-528-6481. Please tell them that you are attending the Arizona Gang Investigators Conference in order to receive the discounted rate.

Hotel Booking Link For Discounted Rate


  • Waco Shooting between Bandidos and Cossacks OMGs
  • Cartels in Arizona
  • Midwest gang identifiers
  • Interviewing gang members 
  • Prosecuting gang members 
  • Tribal gangs in Arizona 
  • Gang Member Identification Criteria - How to testify on your documented GMIC 
  • Arizona gang trends / identifiers in Arizona 
  • Responding to a gang homicide / violent crime 
  • Working a gang case – Successful strategies
  • Malos Hecho – Fresno Bull Dogs – from CSG to OMG case study 
  • Using technology to examine cell phones during a gang case 
  • Investigating the Suspects (Pimps) involved in Human Sex Trafficking 
  • Crimes committed by Incarcerated Gang Members and Non-Incarcerated Support Structure 
  • Gangs and Drugs 
  • Information provided by former gang members to help understand gangs 
  • Prosecuting people involved in Human Sex Trafficking

Past Conference Topics:

  • Surviving a Violent Encounter with Gang Members
  • Using Forfeiture During Gang Investigations
  • Human Sex Trafficking Involving Gangs
  • Border Trends and Arizona Gangs
  • Using Social Media During a Gang Investigation
  • A Quick Glance at AZ Tribal STG's
  • The Black Hand of the California EME
  • Mexica Ideology and Tattoos
  • Expert Testimony During a Gang Trial
  • Mindset of a Gang Member and Current Trends
  • Female Offenders
  • Making of a Gang Member from the Streets to the Prisons and Back to the Streets
  • Border Brothers
  • Understanding What is Required to Arrest, Prosecute, and Convict a Gang Case
  • Utilizing the Tools in the Intelligence Toolbox - MCSO Jail Intel
  • Female Gang - Offenders Support Structure
  • Defense Attorney Strategies and Tactics
  • Prosecution of Gang Members Involved in Human Sex Trafficking

*This year's conference topics are still being determined and may vary from those listed above.

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