Florida Gang Investigators Association

Integrity , Leadership, Pride & Professionalism

2024 Annual FGIA Conference

  • August 05, 2024
  • August 09, 2024
  • Coconut Point Hyatt - Bonita Springs, FL


  • Applies to Conference Only. Must register for Specialist Course separately (if applicable)
  • Science-Based Investigative Interviewing for Law Enforcement Officers

    At the conclusion of this course, students will: ∙ Be informed of the recent history of science-based interviewing methods, including how these methods improve upon prior practices. ∙ Understand the fundamentals of human memory and its relationship to science-based interviewing. ∙ Understand that rapport-building will more effectively overcome resistance than control- or fear-based approaches. ∙ Understand that open-ended questions yield more information from interviewees than closed-ended questions. ∙ Be informed that verbal cues to deception are more accurate than non-verbal ones. ∙ Understand the importance of planning and preparation prior to conducting an interview.


The 2024 FGIA Annual Conference and Specialist Courses will take place at the Hyatt Coconut Point.  The FGIA Basic, Intermediate, and OMG Specialist Courses will take place in conjunctions with the Conference.  Specialist Course courses will commence on Monday, August 5, 2024,  from 0800-1700 hours.  The conference/workshops will begin on Tuesday, August 6, 2024, at 0800 hours.

There will be a $25.00 administrative fee added to account with incorrect email addresses. 

If copies of invoices are needed, please email membership@fgia.com

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