The Preliminary Schedule of Session Day, Time, and Room Locations for the 2017 NGCRC 20th International Gang Specialist Training Conference (August 7-9, 2017):

Version 1.1 Last updated: 14 May 2017


            LEGEND of Symbols: “Ts” = Tracks = the session credits = the training tracks that particular session gives credit for attending (the training track number is provided after the “Ts” symbol appears). Room location names are in all caps.


Schedule Entry Example: the course being taught on Sunday from 3:00pm-4:30pm (when) is Session #21 (what), entitled “Graffiti Identity 1”, by Det. Ken Davis (who), and it is taught in the Chicago Ballroom room (where), and it gives session credit for training tracks 1, 4, 7, 9, 19, 20, 29 and 30.. Track #1 is “Gang Crime Investigation Skills”. There are 32 different tracks. You need to know your track name and your track number. The list of the tracks and track numbers is on the registration form and at the main conference website: www.ngcrc.com/2017.conference.html



                                    Sunday, August 6, 2017:


                              12:00pm Noon Exactly: NGCRC staff and volunteers assemble in the Operations Center (GARFIELD PARK ROOM), on the third floor, to unload the truck and prepare the Goody Bags.


                                                3pm-8pm: Registration - pick up your ID, your registration file folder, and your goody bag at the Operations Center (GARFIELD PARK ROOM), on the third floor.


3:00pm - 5:00pm:

(52) “Understanding and Preparation for the Interview of a Suspected Gang/Threat Group Member: A Workshop on Asking, Listening and Assessing Information”, by Robert Mulvaney, M.A., Gang Specialist, NGCRC Staff. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 2; 5; 7; 10; 11; 12; 13; 16; 17; 20; 22; 25; 31.


5:00pm - 7:00pm:

(111) “Gangs 2.0: Flashgangs and Flashmobs”, by Dr. Jeffrey P. Rush, Dept. Of Criminal Justice, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 6; 9; 20; 23; 25.

  

 

Monday, August 7, 2017:

6:00am:

Registration - pick up your ID, your registration file folder, and your goody bag at the Operations Center (GARFIELD PARK ROOM), on the third floor.

                        

7:00am - 7:45am

Opening Ceremony: Chicago Ballroom, 16th Floor (west end of the hotel). Welcoming. Awards Ceremony. Everyone urged to attend.


8:00am-9:00am:

(21) “Graffiti Identity 1", by Kenneth Davis, Detective, Yonkers Police Department, Gang/Narcotics Unit, Yonkers, NY. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 1; 4; 7; 9; 19; 20; 29; 30.

(32)  “How to Develop, Select and Train a Diverse STG Intelligence Team in a Jail/Prison Environment”, by Robert Mulvaney, M.A., Gang/Specialist. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 2; 4; 6; 8; 9; 12; 13; 15; 16; 19; 20; 21; 25; 30.

            

8:00am - 9:30am:

(47) “Gangs and Gang Violence in Britain”, by Janice Joseph, Ph.D., Criminal Justice Program, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey. WASHINGTON PARK 2. Ts: 1; 14; 20; 23.

            

8:00am - 10:00am:

(37) “Introduction to Gangs and Deviant Groups”, by Todd D. Negola, Psy.D., Gang Consultant, NGCRC. ONTARIO. Ts: 1; 7; 13; 16; 19; 22.

(79) “Russian Organized Crime: Examining the Russian Mafiya”, by Dr. Gregg W. Etter Sr., Ed.D., Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO; and Ms. Stacia Pottoroff, B.S., Graduate Student, Dept. Of Criminal Justice, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 1; 6; 20; 21.

(80) “Better Intel and Prevention: Monitoring Gang Problems in Bars and Nightclubs”, by Keiron McConnell, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. HURON A&B. Ts: 1; 21; 22; 23.

(91) “Gang Witness and Flippers: Keeping Them Alive to Testify”, by Robert Fuller, Senior Criminal Investigator, District Attorney’s Office, Denver, CO; and Ricky Ray Valdez, Denver Metro Gang Task Force. SUPERIOR WEST. Ts: 1; 3; 6; 8; 12; 21; 25.

(93) “How to Qualify and Testify as an Expert Witness on Gangs”, Carter F. Smith, J.D., Ph.D., Criminal Justice Professor, Department of Criminal Justice Administration, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 1; 3; 4; 9; 13; 15; 21.

                                    

9:00am - 11:00am:

(5) “The National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Gang File”, by Grant E. Smith, FBI, CJIS Division, TSEU/NCIC, Clarksburg, WV. Special restriction: Sworn law enforcement and corrections ONLY. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 1; 3; 13; 20; 25.

 

9:00am - 12:00pm:

(8) “Gang Trial Evidentiary Issues: Hearsay, The Confrontation Clause, “Unfair” Prejudice, and Other Objections to Evidence in Gang Trials”, by Michael Bickis, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Stark County Prosecutors Office, Canton, OH. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts:

1; 21.

9:30am - 11:00am:

(62) “Evaluation of Primary Gang Prevention: A Case Study”, by Douglas L. Semark, Ph.D., Special Executive to the Board and Chief Learning Officer, Gang Alternatives Program, Los Angeles Unified School District Human Relation Commission; Chair, UCLA/RAND Prevention Research Center Community Advisory Board; Los Angeles, CA. WASHINGTON PARK 2. Ts: 5; 10; 17; 18; 22.

            

10:00am - 11:00am:

(104)A Basic Street Gangs Investigation", by Kenneth Davis, Detective, Yonkers Police Department, Gang/Narcotics Unit, Yonkers, NY. HURON A&B. Ts: 1; 4; 7; 9; 19; 20; 29; 30.

(102) “Keeping the P.E.A.C.E.: Establishing Partnerships with Law Enforcement, Parole, and Community Resources to Address Gang Activity”, by Jewel N. Jones, Juvenile Parole Officer/STG-Gang Coordinator, Ohio Department of Youth Services (ODYS), Northern Region Parole - District 2, Cleveland, OH. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 2; 10; 11; 16; 22.


10:00am - 12:00pm:

(25) “Gang Involvement in the Social Justice Movement”, by Detective William Kimball Murdock, Atlanta Police Department, Atlanta, GA. LINCOLN PARK. Restricted attendance: Sworn LEO, Analysts, and Prosecutors. Ts: 1; 20; 29.

(27) “Veterans Issues for Law Enforcement”, by Todd D. Negola, Psy.D., Gang Consultant, NGCRC. ONTARIO. Ts: 7; 12; 32.

(12) “Gangsta Girls: The Many Levels of Female Gang Involvement”, by Kris Murphy, CLFE, SSW, Gang Programs Director, Salt Lake Area Gang Project, Salt Lake City, UT. SUPERIOR WEST. Ts: 11; 22; 26.

                        

11:00am - 12:00pm:

(81) Getting the Streets to Talk”, by Sergeant Tom Strausborger, Fort Wayne Police Department, Fort Wayne, IN. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 1; 8; 12.

(7) “Enforcement-Based Gang Prevention Initiative”, by Sgt. Stephen Roche, Worcester Police Department, Worcester, MA. HURON A&B. Ts: 1; 2; 5; 16; 21; 22.

(103) “Operation Youth Violence – R.I.P. (Reduction, Intervention, Prevention)”, by William Nealy, Sergeant, West Palm Beach Police Department Juvenile Unit, West Palm Beach, FL; James Louis, Juvenile Detective, West Palm Beach Police Department Juvenile Unit, West Palm Beach, FL; Steven Mooney, Field Training Officer, West Palm Beach Police Department, West Palm Beach, FL. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 5; 11; 22.

(34) “Issues for Gang Members on Probation/Parole”, by Dr. Mario L. Hesse, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Criminal Justice, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN. Ts: 2; 10.


12:00pm - 1:00pm:

(60) “The Veterans Reception: For Vets Only”, by Dr. Todd Negola, NGCRC Staff; Fred Moreno, Investigator, NGCRC Staff, Chicago, IL; and D. Lee Gilbertson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Criminal Justice, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN. GRANT PARK. Ts: 1; 7.

(110) “Faith as a Stress Innoculator”, by Dr. Jeffrey P. Rush, Dept. Of Criminal Justice, Troy University, Troy, AL. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 7; 31.

 

1:00pm - 2:00pm:

(44) “Cyberbullying”, by Douglas L. Semark, Ph.D., Special Executive to the Board and Chief Learning Officer, Gang Alternatives Program, Los Angeles Unified School District Human Relation Commission; Chair, UCLA/RAND Prevention Research Center Community Advisory Board; Los Angeles, CA. HURON A&B. Ts: 5; 7; 9; 17; 18; 22.


1:00pm - 2:30pm:

(16) “Gang Mapping 101: An Introduction ”, by D. Lee Gilbertson, Ph.D., NGCRC Staff and Associate Professor, Criminal Justice Studies, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN; Kristopher Hansgen, Graduate Student, Criminal Justice Studies, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN. SUPERIOR WEST. Ts: 12; 28.

(89) “Responding to the Mental Health Needs of Gang Involved Youth”, by Kate Mahoney, MSW, LCSW, Executive Director, Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute, Chicago, IL. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 2; 4; 5; 7; 22.

(41) “Best Websites for Grant Seekers”, by Renae Brantley, Managing Director, Aubergine Communications, Hobart, IN. WASHINGTON PARK 2. Ts: 12; 22; 27.


1:00pm - 3:00pm:

(71) “An Introduction to Understanding Prison Gangs”, by Todd D. Negola, Psy.D., Gang Consultant, NGCRC. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 7; 13; 16; 19; 22.

(31) “Gang Controlled Exploitation: Treatment that Works”,by Deepa Patel, CSOTP, LCSW, Executive Director of Trauma and Hope, LLC, Springfield, VA. ONTARIO. Ts: 2; 7; 8; 11; 18; 22; 26.

(10) “Governmental Exit Strategies from Street Gangs and Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs in Denmark, Europe” by Stine Lukowski, Special Consultant, Master of Science in Social Work, Municipality of Koege, Denmark. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 12; 15; 22; 23.

            

1:00pm - 5:00pm:

(48) “Danger in the Community: Gangsters, Bikers, and Extremists in the Military”, by Carter F. Smith, J.D., Ph.D., Criminal Justice Professor, Department of Criminal Justice Administration, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 1; 2; 4; 9; 13; 14; 21; 32.

            

2:00pm - 3:00pm:

(9)  “A Brief Introduction to Some of the Basics of Graffiti Identification and Analysis: An Instructional Workshop (Part 1 of a 3 Part Series)”, by Robert Mulvaney, M.A., Gang Specialist, NGCRC Staff. HURON A&B. Ts: 1; 4; 5; 7; 8; 10; 11; 12; 16; 17; 20; 22; 25; 30; 31.

            

2:30pm - 4:00pm:

(92)A Justice That Heals”, by Tom Schneider, M.S., Director, Project Lifeline, Chicago, IL;

and Kevin Kreuser, Cook County Juvenile Court, Chicago, IL. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 2; 5; 10; 16; 18; 22; 31.

(77) “Seven Steps to a Winning Grant Proposal”, by Renae Brantley, Managing Director, Aubergine Communications, Hobart, IN. WASHINGTON PARK 2. Ts: 12; 22; 27.


(109) “How to Gang Proof Your Malls”, by Dr. Jeffrey P. Rush, Dept. Of Criminal Justice, Troy University, Troy, AL. SUPERIOR WEST. Ts: 1; 22.

 

3:00pm - 4:00pm:

(29) Street Gangs Well Defined", by Kenneth Davis, Detective, Yonkers Police Department, Gang/Narcotics Unit, Yonkers, NY. HURON A&B. Ts: 1; 4; 7; 9; 19; 20; 29; 30.

            

3:00pm - 4:30pm:

(73) “The Role of Primary Prevention in Anti-Gang Strategy”, by Douglas L. Semark, Ph.D., Special Executive to the Board and Chief Learning Officer, Gang Alternatives Program, Los Angeles Unified School District Human Relation Commission; Chair, UCLA/RAND Prevention Research Center Community Advisory Board; Los Angeles, CA. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 5; 10; 17; 18; 22.

          

3:00pm - 5:00pm:

(88) “Gang Communication: Technology-enhanced Communication Options”, by Carter F. Smith, J.D., Ph.D., Criminal Justice Professor, Department of Criminal Justice Administration, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN. ONTARIO. Ts: 1; 2; 4; 9; 13; 14; 21.

(56) “Sex, Money and My Crew: Understanding Gang Controlled Sexual Exploitation”,by Deepa Patel, CSOTP, LCSW, Executive Director of Trauma and Hope, LLC, Springfield, VA. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 7; 8; 11; 18; 22; 26.


4:00pm - 5:00pm:

(3) “Prosecuting Gang Crimes: Writing Gang Search Warrants”, by William Noon, Detective, Toledo Police Department, Toledo, OH. HURON A&B. Ts: 1; 21.

(76) “Gunrunning for Dummies”, by Dr. Gregg W. Etter Sr., Ed.D., Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 1; 2; 4; 5; 6; 13; 16.

(116) “Youth-at-Risk and Law Enforcement in the City of Cape Town”, by Ben de Vos, criminologist, Cape Town, South Africa. SUPERIOR WEST. Ts: 4; 6; 11; 16; 22; 23.

                        

5:00pm - 6:00pm:

(98) Gang Prevention - Intervention - Counseling Networking Reception”. This is hosted by Douglas L. Semark, Special Executive to the Board, Gang Alternatives Program, Los Angeles, CA. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 5; 7; 12; 18; 22. 


6:00pm- 7:00pm:


7:00pm - 8:00pm:



 

TUESDAY, August 8, 2017:


06:00am - 08:00am:

(40) “The NCIC Violent Person File”, by Grant E. Smith, FBI, CJIS Division, TSEU/NCIC, Clarksburg, WV. Special restriction: Sworn law enforcement and corrections ONLY. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 3; 13; 20; 25.


8:00am - 9:00am:

(85) “Snap, Tweet, Face: How To Monitor Social Media Use by Gang Members”, by by Deepa Patel, CSOTP, LCSW, Executive Director of Trauma and Hope, LLC, Springfield, VA. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 8; 9; 11; 18; 26.

(58) “Gangs, Guns and Drugs in Canada”, by Keiron McConnell, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. GRANT PARK. Ts: 1; 4; 23.


8:00am - 9:30am:

(65) “Present-Day European Extremism”, by D. Lee Gilbertson, Ph.D., NGCRC Staff and Associate Professor, Criminal Justice Studies, St. Cloud State University, MN. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 1; 14; 20; 23; 24.

            

8:00am - 10:00am:

(45) “Hybrid Gangs: How to Identify Local Gang Culture”, by Jim Bailey, Battle Creek Police Department, Battle Creek, MI; and Tyler Sutherland, Gang Suppression Unit, Battle Creek Police Department, Battle Creek, MI. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 3; 19; 21.

(69) “Gangs, Organized Crime, and Terrorism”, by Carter F. Smith, J.D., Ph.D., Criminal Justice Professor, Department of Criminal Justice Administration, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN; and Dr. Jeffery P. Rush, Chair, Dept. Of Criminal Justice, Troy University, Troy, AL. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 1; 6; 9; 20; 23; 25.

(54) “Verbal De-Escalation”, by Roger L. Rice, Training Administrator, Maryland Department of Juvenile Services, Parkville, MD. HURON A&B. Ts: 2; 5; 16.

 

8:00am - 10:30am:

(95) “Active Shooter Training”, by Douglas L. Semark, Ph.D., Special Executive to the Board and Chief Learning Officer, Gang Alternatives Program; Director, Gangfree Life Academy®; Chair, UCLA/RAND Prevention Research CAB; Los Angeles, CA. ONTARIO. Ts: 2; 5; 16; 17.

 

9:00am - 10:00am:

(97) Using Google-Alerts and How to Use Them for Investigative and Research Purposes”, by Kenneth Davis, Detective, Yonkers Police Department, Gang/Narcotics Unit, Yonkers, NY. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 1; 4; ;9; 19; 20; 29.

(112) “Girls and Gangs in Trinidad”, by Dr. Wendell C. Wallace, Barrister and Criminologist, the University of West Indies, St. Augustine. GRANT PARK: Ts: 1; 6; 18; 20; 22; 23; 26.

 

9:30am - 11:00am:

(107) “San Bernardino Countywide Gangs and Drugs Task Force”, by Earl Smith, Program Manager, San Bernardino, CA. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 4; 5; 7; 10; 22.


10:00am- 11:00am:

(61) Gathering Gang/Threat Group Intelligence and Team Building in Non-Traditonal/Multiple Environments”, by Robert Mulvaney, M.A., Gang/STG Specialist. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 1; 5; 7; 10; 11; 12; 17; 20; 22; 30; 31.

(2) “Gangs, Guns and Violence in Small Town Iowa”, by Eddie Savage, Task Force Officer, FBI Safe Street Task Force, Waterloo, IA. GRANT PARK. Ts: 1; 4; 25.

 

10:00am - 12:00pm:

(33)Burnout in Blue: Exploring Burnout in Law Enforcement and Related Careers”, by Todd D. Negola, Psy.D., Gang Consultant, NGCRC. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 7; 12; 18.

(46) “Causes, Effects, and Treatments: Impact of Gang Culture and Violence on Elementary, Middle, and High School Aged Children”, by Douglas L. Semark, Ph.D., Special Executive to the Board and Chief Learning Officer, Gang Alternatives Program, Los Angeles Unified School District Human Relation Commission; Chair, UCLA/RAND Prevention Research Center Community Advisory Board; Los Angeles, CA. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 5; 10; 17; 18; 22.

(75) “View from the Trenches: How Gang Investigations Have Changed in the Past Twenty Three Years, Current Trends, and What The Future Holds”, by Robert Fuller, Senior Criminal Investigator, District Attorney’s Office, Denver, CO; and Ricky Ray Valdez, Denver Metro Gang Task Force. HURON A&B. Ts: 1; 3; 6; 8; 12; 21; 25.

            

10:30am - 12:00pm:

(72) “Gangs in Central America”, by Janice Joseph, Ph.D., Criminal Justice Program, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey. ONTARIO. Ts: 1; ;6; 14; 20; 23.

            

11:00am-12:00pm:

(26) “FBI/Next Generation Identification (NGI) Overview”, by Gregory E. Scarbro, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Clarksburg, WV. Special Note: Restricted to Law Enforcement. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 1; 3; 13; 20; 21; 25.

(4) “Gang Signs or Sign Language?”, by Tarra Grammernos, M.S., NIC Advanced, Bloomington, MN. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 5; 19; 25.

            

12:00pm - 1:00pm:

(117) The Christian Gang Specialist Reception”, by Brother Jim Fogerty, Brothers and Sisters of Love, Catholic Charities, Chicago, IL. GRANT PARK. Ts: 10; 11; 13; 16; 18; 22; 31.


1:00pm - 2:00pm:

(43) “The Need for Insider Research: The Opportunities and Challenges of Doing Research Within Your Own Agency”, by Keiron McConnell, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. GRANT PARK. Ts: 1; 12.

(51) “Gangs Invade the Ivory Tower”, by Carter F. Smith, J.D., Ph.D., Criminal Justice Professor, Department of Criminal Justice Administration, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN. HURON A&B. Ts: 1; 2; 4; ;9; 13; 14; 21.

(120) “Collaborating with Local Communities on Gangs”, by Allen Mitchell and Dominick Cicala, New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission, Trenton, NJ. SUPERIOR WEST. Ts: 2; 12; 13; 16.

                        

1:00pm-3:00pm:

(14) “Tactical Interviewing: Interviewing the Criminal Mind”, by Todd D. Negola, Psy.D., Gang Consultant, NGCRC. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 7; 8; 18.

(83) “Post Game Summary – Operation Bang-Bang: The GKI Gang”, by Robert “Bob” Fuller, Senior Criminal Investigator, District Attorney’s Office, Denver, CO; and Ricky Ray Valdez, Denver Metro Gang Task Force. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 1; 3; 8; 19; 20; 21; 25.

(96) “Working With Gang Involved Youth”, by Tom Schneider, M.S., Director, Project Lifeline, Chicago, IL; and Kevin Kreuser, Cook County Juvenile Court, Chicago, IL. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 2; 5; 10; 11; 16; 18; 22; 31.

(24) “Gang Mapping 201: Theory and Praxis ”, by D. Lee Gilbertson, Ph.D., NGCRC Staff and Associate Professor, Criminal Justice Studies, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN; Kristopher Hansgen, Graduate Student, Criminal Justice Studies, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 12; 28.

                        

1:00pm - 5:00pm:

(1) “The Anatomy of Gang Prosecution 101", by Kristi Wilson, Assistant District Attorney (ADA), Douglas County District Attorney’s Office, Douglasville, GA; and Sgt. Jesse Hambrick, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Douglasville, GA. ONTARIO. Ts: 1; 21.


2:00pm - 3:00pm:

(23) “The Implications and Prevalence of Gangs on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: Is it Recruitment, Glamorization, or Put-Downs?”, by Chris Przemieniecki, Ph.D., West Chester University, West Chester, PA; and Mario L. Hesse, Ph.D., St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN. GRANT PARK. Ts: 1; 9; 19; 20; 22.

(13)   “A Brief Introduction to Some of the Basics of Midwest Graffiti Identification and Analysis: An Instructional Workshop (Part 2 of a 3 Part Series)”, by Robert Mulvaney, M.A., Gang Specialist, NGCRC Staff. HURON A&B. Ts: 1; 4; 5; 8; 10; 11; 12; 16; 17; 20; 22; 25; 30; 31.


3:00pm-4:00pm

(15) “Community, Police, and Gangs", by Kenneth Davis, Detective, Yonkers Police Department, Gang/Narcotics Unit, Yonkers, NY. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 1; 4; 7; 9; 19; 20; 29; 30.

(64) “Why Young People Join Gangs”, by Dr. Barry S. McCrary, Ed.D., Assistant Professor, School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 2; 5; 10; 11; 17; 18; 22.


3:00pm - 4:30pm:

(19) “Lake County’s Approach to Our Regions Opiate Epidemic: Attack Supply AND

Demand”, by Michael G. Nerheim, Lake County State’s Attorney, Waukegan, IL. GRANT PARK. Ts: 1; 4; 6; 21.

                        

3:00pm-5:00pm:

(50) “Training for Trainers: The Development of Your Own Gang Presentation”, by Todd D. Negola, Psy.D., Gang Consultant, NGCRC. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 12; 27.

(28) “Juggalos - More Than Just Fans?”, by Detective Esekia “Skee” Afatasi, Metro Gang Task Force, Salt Lake City, UT. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 2; 11; 20; 22.

(52) “Understanding and Preparation for the Interview of a Suspected Gang/Threat Group Member: A Workshop on Asking, Listening and Assessing Information”, by Robert Mulvaney, M.A., Gang Specialist, NGCRC Staff. HURON A&B. Ts: 1; 2; 5; 7; 10; 11; 12; 13; 16; 17; 20; 22; 25; 31.

                        

4:00pm-5:00pm:

(35) “Graffiti Abatement: An Artistic Approach”, by Doris D. Yates, Ph.D., California State University - East Bay, Dept. Of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism, Hayward, CA. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 5; 10; 11; 17; 22; 30.

(114) “Correctional Officer Survival: The Walls and Beyond”, by John Douglas “A-Train” Atkisson, Vel R. Phillips Juvenile Justice Center, Corrections Intelligence Service, Milwaukee, WI. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 13; 16; 25. 

 

5:00pm-6:00pm:

(94) “The Law Enforcement, Prosecution, and Corrections Networking Reception”, by Fred Moreno and Dr. Gregg W. Etter, NGCRC Staff. Ts: 1; 2; 13; 16.

 

5:30pm - 8:00pm:

(118) ”Cabrini Green: A Field Training Tour”, by Br. Jim Fogarty, M.Div.

Brothers and Sisters of Love, Chicago, IL. Ts: 5; 10; 11; 17; 18.


6:00pm-7:00pm:


6:00pm - 8:00pm:



WEDNESDAY, August 9, 2017:


6:00am - 8:00am:

(54) “Verbal De-Escalation”, by Roger L. Rice, Training Administrator, Maryland Department of Juvenile Services, Parkville, MD. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 2; 5; 16.

(5) “The National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Gang File”, by Grant E. Smith, FBI, CJIS Division, TSEU/NCIC, Clarksburg, WV. Special restriction: Sworn law enforcement and corrections ONLY. GRANT PARK. Ts: 1; 3; 13; 20; 25.


8:00am-9:00am:

(36) “Gangs in the Caribbean”, by Dr. Janice Joseph, professor, Criminal Justice Program, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. WASHINGTON PARK 2. Ts: 1; 4; 20; 23.

(101) “The Evolving Situation With Biker Gangs 2017", by Dr. Gregg W. Etter Sr., Ed.D., Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO; and Ms. Stacia Pottoroff, B.S., Graduate Student, Dept. Of Criminal Justice, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 4; 9; 15.

(57) “Modern Policing - Under Fire: The Fall of Rome: The end of law enforcement as we know it?”, by Todd D. Negola, Psy.D., Gang Consultant, NGCRC. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 7; 12.

            

8:00am - 9:30am:

(63) A Panel Discussion With Former Gang Members”, by Tom Schneider, Director, Project Lifeline, Chicago, IL. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 2; 5; 16; 18; 22.

                        

8:00am-10:00am:

(53) “A Threat Analysis of MSTA: Gang, STG, Hate Group, Organized Crime — And More”, by Carter F. Smith, J.D., Ph.D., Criminal Justice Professor, Department of Criminal Justice Administration, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN. Note: This session is restricted to police and other government employees who are official criminal justice personnel. ONTARIO. Ts: 1; 6; 13; 16; 20.

(39) “The Targeted Killing of Police Officers by Gangs in El Salvador and the Northern Triangle: A Current Trend in Criminal Tactics”, by Aaron Cunningham, Chicago Police Department, Chicago, IL. Note: This session is restricted to Law Enforcement. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 1; 3; 4; 6; 23; 25.

(6) “Street Gangs”, by Lt. Timothy T. Tyler, Illinois State Police, Collinsville, IL. GRANT PARK. Ts: 1; 4; 19.

(78) “Gang Crisis Prevention in Juvenile Facilities”, by William A. Campbell, Kentucky Juvenile Justice Training, Richmond, KY. SUPERIOR WEST. Ts: 16; 19; 22.


9:00am-10:00am:

(87) “The OMCG in a Global Perspective”, by Dr. Andy Bain, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Mount Union, Alliance, OH. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 15; 23.

(38) “Street Gangs: Utilizing their Roll Calls for Investigative and Research Purposes”, by Kenneth Davis, Detective, Yonkers Police Department, Gang/Narcotics Unit, Yonkers, NY. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 1; 4; 9; 19; 20; 29.


9:00am - 11:00am:

(99) “Doing Gang Research and Writing About It”, by D. Lee Gilbertson, Ph.D., NGCRC Staff and Associate Professor, Criminal Justice Studies, St. Cloud State University, MN. WASHINGTON PARK 2. Ts: 10; 12; 13; 27.

                        

10:00am-11:00am:

(40) “The NCIC Violent Person File”, by Grant E. Smith, FBI, CJIS Division, TSEU/NCIC, Clarksburg, WV. Special restriction: Sworn law enforcement and corrections ONLY. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 1; 3; 13; 20; 25.

(18)  “A Brief Introduction to Some of the Basics of West Coast Graffiti Identification and Analysis: An Instructional Workshop (Part 3 of a 3 Part Series)”, by Robert Mulvaney, M.A., Gang Specialist, NGCRC Staff. SUPERIOR WEST. Ts: 1; 4; 5; 7; 8; 10; 11; 12; 16; 17; 20; 22; 25; 30; 31.


10:00am-12:00pm:

(20) The Criminal Mind and the Gangster”, by Todd D. Negola, Psy.D., Gang Consultant, NGCRC. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 3; 7; 12; 13; 16; 18.

(86) “Gang Prevention and Prosecution Strategies for the Next Twenty Years”, by Carter F. Smith, J.D., Ph.D., Criminal Justice Professor, Department of Criminal Justice Administration, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN. ONTARIO. Ts: 1; 2; 4; 9; 13; 14; 21.

(22) “Beyond the 101 of Gang Controlled Exploitation: Assessment, Treatment, and Safety Planning for Professionals”, by Deepa Patel, CSOTP, LCSW, Executive Director of Trauma and Hope, LLC, Springfield, VA. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 7; 8; 9; 11; 18; 26.

(68) “Implementing Predictive Gang Prevention: A Qualitative Study of Criminal Justice Leaders”, by Robert Brzenchek, MA, Assistant Professor, Legal Studies Department, Peirce College, Philadelphia, PA. GRANT PARK. Ts: 12; 22.


(113) “Gang-Related Arson in the United States”, by James A. Anderson, M.S., Minnesota Deputy State Fire Marshal, Fire Inspector, St Cloud, MN. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 1; 3; 6; 14; 25.


11:00am-12:00pm:

(55) “Got Ink and Tai Chi Chih?”, by Doris D. Yates, Ph.D., California State University - East Bay, Dept. Of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism, Hayward, CA. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 2; 5; 10; 11; 17; 18; 22.

(49) “How To Start a New Faith-Based Gang Prevention/Intervention Program in Your City: Lessons Learned From The Maleness to Manhood Gang Mentoring Initiative”, by Dr. Barry S. McCrary, Ed.D., Assistant Professor, School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL. WASHINGTON PARK 2. Ts: 2; 10; 11; 17; 18; 31.

(82) “Gang Intervention Counseling: Clinical Interventions with Gang Involved Youth”, by Deepa Patel, CSOTP, LCSW, Executive Director of Trauma and Hope, LLC, Springfield, VA. SUPERIOR WEST. Ts: 2; 7; 8; 11; 18; 22; 26.

 

12:00pm - 1:00pm:

(2) “Gangs, Guns and Violence in Small Town Iowa”, by Eddie Savage, Task Force Officer, FBI Safe Street Task Force, Waterloo, IA. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 4; 25.

             

1:00pm - 2:00pm:

(70) “Advanced Identification About Crips and Bloods”, by William Noon, Detective, Toledo Police Department, Toledo, OH. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 19; 20.

(42) “Critical Incident Management and the First Responder”, by Todd D. Negola, Psy.D., Gang Consultant, NGCRC. ONTARIO. Ts: 1; 3; 5; 7; 13; 13; 14; 25.

(90) “Understanding the Relationship Between the Individual, Their Attitudes, Gang Membership, and Desistance from Crime”, by Dr. Sally-Ann Ashton, Postgrad Researcher, International Centre for Investigative Psychology, University of Huddersfield, England. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 2; 18.


1:00pm - 2:30pm:

(119) “Gang Management in Juvenile Facilities”, by Felix Mickens, Edwin Lee, Allen Mitchell, and Dominick Cicala, New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission, Trenton, NJ. SUPERIOR WEST. Ts: 2; 12; 13; 16.


1:00pm-3:00pm:

(100) “Motorcycle Gangs”, by James Duffy, Du Page County State’s Attorney’s Office, Wheaton, IL. Restricted to Law Enforcement Only. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 1; 15; 21; 24; 25; 26.

(74) “Gang Mapping 301: Modeling and Mapping ”, by D. Lee Gilbertson, Ph.D., NGCRC Staff and Associate Professor, Criminal Justice Studies, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN; Kristopher Hansgen, Graduate Student, Criminal Justice Studies, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 12; 28.

(106) “Gangs and Their Membership”, by Dr. Andy Bain, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Mount Union, Alliance, OH.; and Dr. Keiron McConnell, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. WASHINGTON PARK 2. Ts: 6.


2:00pm - 3:00pm:

(66) Graffiti Identity 2", by Kenneth Davis, Detective, Yonkers Police Department, Gang/Narcotics Unit, Yonkers, NY. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 1; 4; 7; 9; 19; 20; 29; 30.

(105) “Crime Scene Response for the Gang Investigator”, by Sarah Lund, Crime Lab Technician, Omaha Police Department, Omaha, NE. Note: Restricted Session — For Law Enforcement Only. WASHINGTON PARK 2. Ts: 1; 3; 6; 20; 30.

                         

2:00pm - 4:00pm:

(108) “A New Prosecution Leadership Model in Anti-Gang Efforts: A Discussion of the Utah Gang Initiative”, by Steve Nelson, Assistant United States Attorney and Anti-Gang Coordinator for the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. ONTARIO. Ts: 1; 21; 25.


2:00pm-5:00pm:

(59) “Gang Expert Testimony: Bringing Your Gang Investigation into Court”, by Tyler Sutherland, Gang Suppression Unit, Battle Creek Police Department, Battle Creek, MI; and Jim Bailey, Battle Creek Police Department, Battle Creek, MI. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 3; 21.

(67) “Understanding Gang Involved Youth”, by Kris Murphy, CLFE, SSW, Gang Programs Director, Salt Lake Area Gang Project, Salt Lake City, UT; and Detective Esekia “Skee” Afatasi, Salt Lake City Metro Gang Task Force, Salt Lake City, UT. GRANT PARK. Ts: 10; 11; 18; 22.


3:00pm - 5:00pm:

(11) “Taking Videotaped Statements from Suspects”, by Ashley Augustin, Assistant District Attorney, Golden, CO. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 1; 8; 13; 21.

(17) “Sacred Transformations: Free Tattoo, Scar, Burn and Tattoo Transformations”, by Eric Dean Spruth, MA, ATR, Sacred Transformations, Chicago, IL. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 10; 11; 18; 22; 31.

(115) “Gang-Related Arson Motives and Profiles”, by James A. Anderson, M.S., Minnesota Deputy State Fire Marshal, Fire Inspector, St Cloud, MN. WASHINGTON PARK 2. Ts: 1; 3; 6; 14; 20; 25.

            

4:00pm - 5:00pm:

(30) “Opiate Abuse: A Man Made Epidemic”, by Dr. Gregg W. Etter Sr., Ed.D., Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO. ONTARIO. Ts: 1; 2; 4; 5; 6; 7; 13; 16.

(84) “Working to Instill a Change of Heart in Gang-Involved Youths”, by Terrance L. Stone, Founder/President of Young Visionaries Youth Leadership Academy, San Bernardino, CA. Ts: 11; 18; 22.

 


 

                          

5:00pm: ALL TRAINING IS OVER WITH. TRAINING ROOMS NOW BEING EVACUATED.


5:00pm-6:00pm:

PROCEED TO THE NGCRC OPERATIONS CENTER (GARFIELD PARK) TO SUBMIT YOUR EVALUATION FORM TO THE NGCRC STAFF.

PICK UP YOUR CERTIFICATES IN GARFIELD PARK. NOTE: HAVE YOUR EVALUATION FORM READY TO BE EXAMINED TO SEE IF YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE MINUMUM HOURS REQUIRED (24 overall, at least 4 of which are in your Training Track).


After 6:00pm: NGCRC staff have gone. Your Evaluation Form is still important. Can you please mail your Evaluation Form to the NGCRC?


WE WISH YOU SAFE TRAVEL ON YOUR RETURN HOME. WE HOPE WE SEE YOU NEXT YEAR.

 

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