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Florida Gang Investigators Association

Integrity , Leadership, Pride & Professionalism

Training & Education

Throughout the year, the Florida Gang Investigators Association (FGIA) offers several training opportunities. The Basic and Intermediate  Specialist Courses are offered at various law enforcement agencies around the state. The annual anti-gang workshop is held in August of each year.  The Advanced Specialist Course is only held in conjunction with the August workshop. if you or your agency is interested in hosting a training, please contact your regional director.

Basic Gang Specialist Course

This is an 8-hour course taught in a traditional classroom setting. This course covers the history of major national gangs, gangs and social media, Florida Statute 874, gang psychology, outlaw motorcycle gangs and officer safety. To see when the next Basic Gang Specialist course is offered click below.

Intermediate Gang Specialist Course

This is an 8-hour course taught in a non-traditional setting. This is an interactive course which teaches the student how to investigate a gang-related case from the inception to developing a probable case affidavit.

Advanced Gang Specialist Course

.This is an 8-hour course taught in a traditional classroom setting. The Intermediate Specialist Course is the foundation of this course. This course will cover court room testimony and getting evidence related admitted into trial.

To view any upcoming course offerings, please click the course title above.

Basic Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Specialist Course

This is the newest gang specialist course offered by FGIA. The introduction course was held in June 2019 in St. Augustine.  FGIA will begin Offering this course across the state of Florida beginning November 2019.

If your Agency is interested in hosting the Basic Gang Specialist, Intermediate Specialist or Basic Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Specialist Course, please contact our Director of Training for details. 

Annual Anti-Gang Training Workshop

Since 1993, FGIA has hosted an annual training workshop. This is a week long training event with numerous opportunities to take a variety of courses. This workshop has been deemed one of the best gang training in the country. Each year we provide relevant, up to date training as it relates to gangs.  This training is for law enforcement, corrections, prosecutors, judges, analyst and juvenile justice professionals.


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of the National Gang Intelligence Center

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