The Preliminary Schedule of Session Day, Time, and Room Locations for the 2019 NGCRC 22nd International Gang Specialist Training Conference (August 5-7, 2019):

Version 1.0 Last updated: 29 May 2019

                                       Includes all schedule information for N = 119 courses


            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 Monday from 8:00am-9:00am (when) is Session #14 (what), session title is “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 (who), and it is taught in the Washington Park 2 room (where), and it gives session credit for the following different training tracks “Ts: 1; 4; 5; 7; 8; 10; 11; 12; 16; 17; 20; 22; 25; 30; 31. (why)” Track #1 is “Gang Crime Investigation Skills”. There are 30 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/2019.conference.html



                                    Sunday, August 4, 2019:


                              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:  

(31) “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.

 

5:00pm - 7:00pm:

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


 

 

Monday, August 5, 2019:

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 speaker is Chief Noel Sanchez, Chief of the Bureau of Organized Crime, Chicago Police Department; Awards Ceremony. Everyone urged to attend.


8:00am - 9:00am:

(14)  “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. ONTARIO. Ts: 1; 4; 5; 7; 8; 10; 11; 12; 16; 17; 20; 22; 25; 29; 30.

(32) “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. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 6; 20.

(13) “Community, Police, and Gangs", by Kenneth Davis, Detective, Yonkers Police Department, Gang/Narcotics Unit, Yonkers, NY. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 1; 4; 7; 9; 19; 20; 28; 29.

            

8:00am - 9:30am:

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


8:00am-10:00am:

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

(12) “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. GRANT PARK. Ts: 12; 27.

(27) “Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs: Social Media & New Territories in the 21st Century”, by Dr. Gregg W. Etter Sr., Ed.D., Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO; and Stacia N. Pottorff, Analyst, Missouri State Highway Patrol. HURON A&B. Ts: 1; 4; 9; 15; 19; 20; 25.


9:00am - 10:00am:

(45) “Adding an In-Prison Staff Facilitated Peer Support for Graduated Gang Renouncement Program Participants”, by Veronica Williams, Executive Director, Al-Fredrick’s Return Inc, Houston, TX. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 10; 13; 18; 22; 30.


9:00am - 10:30am:

(74) “How Gangs Sexually Exploit Youth — Part 1”, by Christina Barboza, Washington County Juvenile Department, Hillsboro, OR. ONTARIO. Ts: 7; 10; 11; 26.

 

9:00am - 11:00am:

(35) “An Overview of the VETTS Program: Veterans Empowering Teens Through Support (VETTSTM)”, by Dr. Michelle Baker, Executive Director, VETTS, Inc, New Haven, CT. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 5; 17; 22.

(84) “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.


10:00am - 11:00am:

(6) “The Relationship Between Psychopathy and Gang Membership”, Dr. Sally-Ann Ashton, Postgrad Researcher; Dr. Maria Ioannou; and Dr. Laura Hammond; International Centre for Investigative Psychology, University of Huddersfield, England. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 2; 7; 18.

(118) “The NCIC Violent Person File”, by Grant E. Smith, FBI, CJIS Division, CTAP/NCIC, Clarksburg, WV. GRANT PARK. Ts: 1; 3; 13; 20; 25.

 

10:00am - 12:00pm:

(46) “Veterans Issues for Law Enforcement”, by Todd D. Negola, Psy.D., Gang Consultant, NGCRC. HURON A&B. Ts: 7; 12.

(105) “Supervising Gang Members: Facilitating Long-Term Change”, by Frederick Gray, Instructor, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Charleston, SC. ERIE. Ts: 2; 12; 18.

(109) “Gangs, Organized Crime, and Terrorism”, by Dr. Jeffrey P. Rush, Chair, Dept. Of Criminal Justice, Troy University, Troy, AL. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 1; 6; 9; 14; 20; 23; 25;


10:30am - 12:00pm:

(26) “Causes, Effects, and Treatments: Gang Culture and Gang 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; Director, Gangfree Life Academy®; Chair, UCLA/RAND Prevention Research Center CAB; Los Angeles, CA. ONTARIO. Ts: 5; 10; 17; 18; 22.

            

11:00am - 12:00pm:

(103) “Operation Progress: A Gang Prevention Program in Watts, California”, by Theresa Gartland and Jonny Coughlin, Operation Progress, Los Angeles, CA. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 10; 11; 12; 18; 22.

(55) “Federal Gang Prosecution in a Post-First Step Act World: Discussing the Impact of Federal Criminal Justice Reform as it Relates to Gang Members”, by Stephen L. Nelson, Assistant United States Attorney, District of Utah; Stewart M. Young, Assistant United States Attorney, District of Utah; and Thaddeus J. May, Assistant United States Attorney, District of Utah. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 6; 21.

(111) “Gangs in Belize: Findings from the Belize City Gang Assessment”, by Michelle A. Young, Tytos Consulting, Wake Forest, NC. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 10; 17; 20; 22; 23; 27.


12:00pm - 1:00pm:

(57) “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. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 7.


1:00pm - 2:00pm:

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

(73)A Basic Street Gangs Investigation", by Kenneth Davis, Detective, Yonkers Police Department, Gang/Narcotics Unit, Yonkers, NY. CHICAGO BALLROM. Ts: 1; 4; 7; 9; 20; 28; 29.

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


1:00pm - 2:30pm:

(10) “A Way Forward: Starting a Gang Court in Your Jurisdiction”, by Kenya Tyson, JD, Associate Dean, School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 10; 11; 21; 22.

(102) “Gangs 2.0: Flashgangs and Flashmobs”, by Dr. Jeffrey P. Rush, Dept. Of Criminal Justice, Troy University, Troy, AL. HURON A&B. Ts: 1; 6; 9; 20; 23; 25.


1:00pm - 3:00pm:

(81) “Sovereign Citizens: An Extremist Group Involved in Fraud and Violence”, by Dr. Gregg W. Etter Sr., Ed.D., Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO; and Stacia N. Pottorff, Analyst, Missouri State Highway Patrol. ONTARIO. Ts: 1; 7; 14; 20; 24; 25.

(113) “Gangs Exploiting Youth — Part 2: Sex Trafficking and the Sex Industry”, by Christina Barboza, Washington County Juvenile Department, Hillsboro, OR; and Allie Martin, Safety Compass, Hillsboro, OR. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 7; 10; 11; 26.


2:00pm - 3:00pm:

(60) “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. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 2; 7; 18.


2:00pm - 4:00pm:

(37) “The Cost of Dropping Out and Gang Joining in Los Angeles”, 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. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 2; 5; 10; 16; 17; 22.

(97) “Gang Member Psychology and Culture: An Intervention Approach”, by Rosa Julia Garcia Rivera and Derek Gruen, Gads Hill Child Development Center, Chicago, IL. GRANT PARK. Ts: 5; 7; 11; 18.


2:30pm - 4:00pm:

(20) “Lessons Learned from Gang Peace and Street Peace Methodologies Used in Boston”, by Rev. Rodney E. Dailey, Dorchester, MA. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 22; 30.

(106) “Trauma-Informed Work with Gang-Involved Youth”, by Kate Mahoney, MSW, LCSW, Executive Director, Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute, Chicago, IL.; and Rachel Flore, MA, Chicago, IL. HURON A&B. Ts: 2; 4; 5; 7; 18; 22.


3:00pm - 4:00pm:

(62) “FBI/Next Generation Identification (NGI) Overview”, by Gregory E. Scarbro, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Clarksburg, WV. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 3; 13; 20; 21; 25.

 

3:00pm - 5:00pm:

(50) “Her Time: Organized Crime and its Effect on Women”, by Detective Sandy Avelar and Detective Anisha Parhar, Vancouver Police Department, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

ONTARIO. Ts: 6; 7; 22; 23; 26.

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


4:00pm - 5:00pm:

(1) “Gang Threat Awareness: An Attempt to Assist with the Overall Violence Proofing of a Learning Environment”, by Robert Mulvaney, M.A., Gang Specialist, NGCRC Staff. GRANT PARK. Ts: 5; 11; 16; 17; 18; 22. 

(34) Street Gangs Well Defined", by Kenneth Davis, Detective, Yonkers Police Department, Gang/Narcotics Unit, Yonkers, NY. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 1; 4; 7; 9; 19; 20; 28; 29.

(70) “An Analysis of Gangs and Organized Crime in Jamaica", by Tarik Weekes, Institute of Criminal Justice and Security, The University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 6; 20; 23.

(107) “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. HURON A&B. Ts: 11; 18; 22.

(24) “Mexican Cartels and Culture: An Analysis of Gangs Along the Southern Border ”, by John J. Rodriguez, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 4; 6; 13; 20; 23; 24.


5:00pm - 6:00pm:

(40) 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.                


5:30pm - 8:30pm:

 


TUESDAY, August 6, 2019:


6:30am - 8:00am:

(74) “How Gangs Sexually Exploit Youth: Part 1”, by Christina Barboza, Washington County Juvenile Department, Hillsboro, OR. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 7; 10; 11; 26.


7:00am - 8:00am:

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

(118) “The NCIC Violent Person File”, by Grant E. Smith, FBI, CJIS Division, CTAP/NCIC, Clarksburg, WV. ONTARIO. Ts: 1; 3; 13; 20; 25.


8:00am - 9:00am:

(21) “Risk Factors and Offending Behaviors of Adolescent Female Gang Members”, by Dr. Sally-Ann Ashton, Postgrad Researcher; and Dr. Maria Ioannou; International Centre for Investigative Psychology, University of Huddersfield, England. ONTARIO. Ts: 2; 7; 18; 22; 26.

(5) “Prosecuting Gangs and Protecting Witnesses — How Can You do Both?”, by John O’Rourke, Chief of the Gangs, Firearms and Narcotics Bureau, Westchester County District Attorney’s Office, White Plains, NY. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 1; 6; 21; 25.

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


8:00am - 10:00am:

(4) “Victimology: Coping with Gang Homicide”, 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. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 5; 10; 17; 18; 22.

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

(90) “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.. HURON A&B. Ts: 1; 3; 19; 21.


9:00am - 10:00am:

(22) “Graffiti Identity 1", by Kenneth Davis, Detective, Yonkers Police Department, Gang/Narcotics Unit, Yonkers, NY. ONTARIO. Ts: 1; 4; 7; 9; 19; 20; 28; 29.

(38) “An Overview of the Cleveland Public Health Model Plan to Address Gang Violence”, by Duane Deskins, Bratenahi, Ohio. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 7; 12; 22.

(51) “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; 28.


9:30am - 11:00am:

(47) “The Global Growth of Nationalism”, by D. Lee Gilbertson, Ph.D., NGCRC Staff and Executive Editor, Journal of Gang Research. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 1; 19; 20; 23; 24.


10:00am - 11:00am:

(17)   “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. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 4; 5; 7; 8; 10; 11; 12; 16; 17; 20; 22; 25; 29; 30.

(16) “Correctional Intelligence and Street Crime Investigations”, by Captain Philip J. Swift, Ph.D., Municipal Courts, City Marshall Division, Fort Worth, TX. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 1; 4; 13.


10:00am - 11:30am:

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


10:00am - 12:00pm:

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

(54) “Opiates: The Rise of Fenanyl”, by Dr. Gregg W. Etter Sr., Ed.D., Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO; and Stacia N. Pottorff, Analyst, Missouri State Highway Patrol. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 1; 4; 7; 14; 20; 25.

(88) “Working With Gang Involved Youth”, by Tom Schneider, M.S., Director, Project Lifeline, Chicago, IL; and Kevin Kreuser, Cook County Juvenile Court, Chicago, IL. HURON A&B. Ts: 2; 5; 10; 11; 16; 18; 22; 30.


11:00am - 12:00pm:

(67) “Critical Incident Management and the First Responder”, by Todd D. Negola, Psy.D., Gang Consultant, NGCRC. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 3; 5; 7; 12; 13; 14; 25.

(101) “Faith as a Stress Innoculator”, by Dr. Jeffrey P. Rush, Dept. Of Criminal Justice, Troy University, Troy, AL. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 7; 30.

(110) “Glenmob (“We Mob a Little Different”): A Discussion of State/Federal Cooperation in the Context of Investigating and Prosecuting a Hybrid Gang”, by Stephen L. Nelson, Assistant United States Attorney, District of Utah; Stewart M. Young, Assistant United States Attorney, District of Utah; and Thaddeus J. May, Assistant United States Attorney, District of Utah. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 1; 4; 6; 9; 19; 21; 28.


12:00pm - 1:00pm: 

(92) The Christian Gang Specialist Reception”, by Brother Jim Fogerty, Brothers and Sisters of Love, Catholic Charities, Chicago, IL. GRANT PARK. Ts: 10; 11; 18; 22; 30.


1:00pm - 2:00pm:

(59) 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. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 1; 4; 9; 19; 20; 28.

(44)  “How to Develop, Select and Train a Diverse STG Intelligence Team in a Jail/Prison Environment”, by Robert Mulvaney, M.A., Gang/Specialist, NGCRC Staff. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 1; 2; 4; 6; 8; 9; 12; 13; 15; 16; 19; 20; 21; 25; 29.


1:00pm - 2:30pm:

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

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

(89) “Take Home Lessons About Officer Involved Shootings: A Case Study from Chicago’s South Suburbs”, by John Dempsey, Director of Lake County Juvenile Detention Services, Crown Point, IN. GRANT PARK. Ts: 7; 25.


1:00pm - 3:00pm:

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

(25) “Introduction to Separatist, Racist and Extremist Groups (SREG’s)”, by D. Lee Gilbertson, Ph.D., NGCRC Staff and Executive Editor, Journal of Gang Research, and James A. Anderson, M.S., Minnesota Deputy State Fire Marshall, Fire Inspector. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 1; 14; 19; 20; 24; 29.

(104) “Street Gangs: Identifying and Addressing the Issues”, by Special Agent Michael Swindle and Trooper Nick Homann, Illinois State Police, Collinsville, IL. SUPERIOR WEST. Ts: 1; 4; 19; 20.


1:00pm - 4:00pm: 

(91) “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. HURON A&B. Ts: 1; 3; 21.


2:00pm - 3:00pm:

(99) “Street Gangs to Terrorism Affiliation”, by Michael P. Coghlan, Gang Specialist, DeKalb, IL. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 1; 4; 7; 10; 14; 20; 21; 23; 24.


2:00pm - 4:00pm:

(43) “Gang Culture and Social Norms”, by Captain Philip J. Swift, Ph.D., Municipal Courts, City Marshall Division, Fort Worth, TX. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 2; 7; 10; 11; 12; 13.


2:30pm - 4:00pm:

(58) “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. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 2; 5; 16; 17. 

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


3:00pm - 4:30pm:

(87)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; 11; 16; 18; 22; 30.


3:00pm - 5:00pm:

(31) “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. ONTARIO. Ts: 1; 2; 5; 7; 10; 11; 12; 13; 16; 17; 20; 22; 25.

(82) “Training for Trainers: The Development of Your Own Gang Presentation”, by Todd D. Negola, Psy.D., Gang Consultant, NGCRC. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 10; 12; 28.

(119) “The National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Gang File”, by Grant E. Smith, FBI, CJIS Division, CTAP/NCIC, Clarksburg, WV. SUPERIOR WEST. Ts: 1; 3; 13; 20; 25.


4:00pm - 5:00pm:

(48) Graffiti Identity 2", by Kenneth Davis, Detective, Yonkers Police Department, Gang/Narcotics Unit, Yonkers, NY. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 4; 7; 9; 19; 20; 28; 29.

(85) “School Access: Getting Your Gang Prevention Program in Schools”, Douglas L. Semark, Ph.D., Chief Learning Officer; Juan Torres, M.P.A., Executive Director; Jessica Martinez, M.A., Director of Gang Prevention Services; Gang Alternatives Program, Los Angeles, CA. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 5; 11; 12; 18; 22.

(117) “Crime Scene Response for the Gang Investigator”, by Sarah Lund, Crime Lab Technician, Omaha Police Department, Omaha, NE. GRANT PARK. Ts: 1;3;6;19;20; 29.


5:00pm - 6:00pm:

(96) “The Law Enforcement, Prosecution, and Corrections Networking Reception”, by Fred Moreno and Dr. Gregg W. Etter, NGCRC Staff. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 2; 13; 16; 21.

 

5:30pm - 8:00pm:

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

Brothers and Sisters of Love, Chicago, IL. FIELD. Ts: 5; 10; 11; 17; 18; 22; 30.


6:00pm-7:00pm:



WEDNESDAY, August 7, 2019:


6:00am - 8:00am:

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


7:00am - 8:00am:

(62) “FBI/Next Generation Identification (NGI) Overview”, by Gregory E. Scarbro, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Clarksburg, WV. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 3; 13; 20; 21; 25.


8:00am-9:00am:

(2) “An Introduction to G.R.I.P. (Gang Reentry Initiative Program)”, by Anthony L. Franks, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Re-entry Coordinator, Eastern District of Missouri, St. Louis, MO. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 2; 11; 21.

(23) “The MS-13: A Workshop to Discuss the Impact and Response to the Violence by Foreign National Gangs in U.S. Communities", by Robert Mulvaney, M.A., Gang Specialist, NGCRC Staff. ONTARIO. Ts: 2; 6; 13; 16; 20; 22; 23; 25.

(94) Getting the Streets to Talk”, by Sergeant Tom Strausborger, Fort Wayne Police Department, Fort Wayne, IN. HURON A&B. Ts: 1; 8; 12.

 

8:00am - 9:30am:

(15) “The Role of Primary Prevention and a Public Health Approach in an Anti-Gang Strategy”, 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. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 2; 5; 10; 16; 17; 22.

 

8:00am - 10:00am:

(9) “Historical/Generational Trauma and Its Impact on Gang and Law Enforcement Interactions”, by Philip J. Swift, Ph.D., Municipal Courts, City Marshall Division, Fort Worth, TX. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 2; 7; 10; 11; 12; 13; 22; 25.

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

(119) “The National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Gang File”, by Grant E. Smith, FBI, CJIS Division, CTAP/NCIC, Clarksburg, WV. GRANT PARK. Ts: 1; 3; 13; 20; 25.

 

9:00am - 10:00am:

(30) “An Introduction to the Dark Web for Gang Internet Investigation”, by Dr. Andy Bain, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Mount Union, Alliance, OH. ONTARIO. Ts: 1; 9; 20; 23.

 

9:00am - 11:00am:

(11) “Building a Gang Conspiracy Case”, by Christopher Ryan, Managing Director, K2 Intelligence, New York, NY. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 6; 21.

 

9:00am - 11:30am:

(95) “Understanding Psychological Risk Factors and Building ‘Therapeutic Helping’ Relationships with Gang Involved Youth”, by Dr. Sally-Ann Ashton, Lecturer, Edge Hill University, England; and William A. Campbell, Kentucky Juvenile Justice Training, Richmond, KY. HURON A&B. Ts: 7; 16; 18; 22.

 

9:30am - 11:00am:

(49) “Gang Management in Juvenile Facilities”, by Felix Mickens, Edwin Lee, Allen Mitchell, and Dominick Cicala, New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission, Trenton, NJ. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 2; 12; 13; 16.

 

10:00am - 11:00am:

(36) “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; 28.

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

 

10:00am - 11:30am:

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

 

10:00am - 12:00pm:

(53) “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. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 12; 27.

 

11:00am - 12:00pm:

(61) “Yo Bro: A Gang Prevention Program in British Columbia”, by Dr. Keiron McConnell, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. ONTARIO. Ts: 11; 15; 22.

(63) “Development of Gang Conspiracy Prosecution Using Social Media”, by Jean L. Prisco, Deputy Bureau Chief, Gangs, Firearms and Narcotics Bureau, Westchester County District Attorney’s Office, White Plains, NY. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 6; 9; 21.

(83)  “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. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 1; 4; 5; 7; 8; 10; 11; 12; 16; 17; 20; 22; 25; 29; 30.

(112) “Quantifying Your Community’s Gang Problem: Why and How You Should Conduct a Local Gang Assessment”, by Michelle A. Young, Tytos Consulting, Wake Forest, NC. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 10; 12; 17; 22; 27.

  

1:00pm - 2:00pm:

(41) “Street Gangs: Utilizing their Roll Calls for Investigative and Research Purposes”, by Kenneth Davis, Detective, Yonkers Police Department, Gang/Narcotics Unit, Yonkers, NY. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 1; 4; 9; 19; 20; 28.

(71) “Getting Published in Gang Research 2019", by Dr. Gregg W. Etter Sr., Ed.D., Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO. ONTARIO. Ts: 10; 12.

(108) “Creating a Gang Renouncement Program or Process in Your Lock-Up Facility”, by Veronica Williams, Executive Director, Al-Fredrick’s Return Inc, Houston, TX. HURON A&B. Ts: 10; 13; 18; 22; 30.

(114) “Prosecuting Gang Crimes: Writing Gang Search Warrants”, by William Noon, Detective, Toledo Police Department, Toledo, OH. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 1; 21.

 

1:00pm - 2:30pm:

(78) “From Prevention to Re-Entry: Leveraging Procedural Justice Principles to Improve Interaction with Gang-Involved Youth”, by Kenya Tyson, JD, Associate Dean, School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 2; 5; 7; 10; 11; 12; 17; 18; 22.

 

1:00pm - 3:00pm:

(18) “Better Intel and Prevention: Monitoring Gang Problems in Bars and Nightclubs”, by Keiron McConnell, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. CHICAGO BALLROOM. Ts: 1; 21; 22; 23.

 

2:00pm - 3:00pm:

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

(115) “Advanced Identification About Crips and Bloods”, by William Noon, Detective, Toledo Police Department, Toledo, OH. HURON A&B. Ts: 1; 19; 20.

 

2:00pm - 3:30pm:

(77) “Cyberbullying and Gang Provocation”, 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 Center CAB; Los Angeles, CA. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 5; 9; 17.

 

2:00pm - 4:00pm:

(69) “The Targeted Killing of Police Officers by Gangs in El Salvador and the Northern Triangle: A Current Trend in Criminal Tactics”, by Aaron Cunningham, Police Officer/OSIG, CPIC Fusion Center, Chicago Police Department, Chicago, IL. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 1; 3; 4; 6; 14; 23; 25.

 

3:00pm - 5:00pm:

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

(56) “Sacred Transformations: Free Tattoo, Scar, Burn and Tattoo Transformations”, by Eric Dean Spruth, MA, ATR, Sacred Transformations, Chicago, IL. ONTARIO. Ts: 10; 11; 18; 22; 30.

 

3:30pm - 5:00pm:

(66) “Share What You’ve Learned with Other Professionals”, by D. Lee Gilbertson, Ph.D., NGCRC Staff and Executive Editor, Journal of Gang Research. MILLENIUM PARK. Ts: 10; 12.

(10) “A Way Forward: Starting a Gang Court in Your Jurisdiction”, by Kenya Tyson, JD, Associate Dean, School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ. HURON A&B. Ts: 10; 11; 21; 22.

 

4:00pm - 5:00pm:

(98) “Connecting the Dots: Developing Community Collaborations for Gang Intervention and Prevention Strategies”, by Robert T. David, Sr., Youth and Gang Violence Prevention Coordinator, City of Danville, VA. LINCOLN PARK. Ts: 10; 11; 12; 17; 22.

(116) “Transnational Organized Crime and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’s)”, by Robert Brzenchek, MA, Assistant Professor, Legal Studies Department, Peirce College, Philadelphia, PA. WASHINGTON PARK 1. Ts: 1; 6; 23; 25.

                          

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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