Gang Investigation and Prosecution Training Course

Course Hours: 40.0 Hours

Course Description

This course is designed for law enforcement officers who will be involved in gang investigations. It is a formal introduction to investigative techniques focusing on trends and organization of street-level gangs, dealers, couriers of illicit drugs, and other criminal enterprises. Topics include the 1998 Georgia Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act, the RICO Act, case law review, search warrants and affidavit for gang investigations, interview and interrogations, case file management for gang investigations, becoming a gang expert witness, and recognizing available resources for gang investigations. 

Prerequisites

Students attending this course must have successfully completed the three-day Gang Recognition and Identification Training Course. Additionally, students must be sworn law enforcement officers (GA POST Certified), who are currently employed by an authorized public safety agency.

Who Should Attend

Due to course content, this course is limited to sworn law enforcement officers, mainly those who are assigned to a position in which they will be investigating gang-related criminal activity.

Special Notes

Printed material will not be issued in class. Students must download class materials prior to attending this training. Course materials may be accessed below. Students who are unable to download course materials will be given an opportunity to purchase a manual with associated cost through the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC).

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
01/13/2020 01/17/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. LPAA20039 Register
02/03/2020 02/07/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. LPAA19497 Register
04/13/2020 04/17/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
06/08/2020 06/12/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
07/27/2020 07/31/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
12/14/2020 12/18/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
01/25/2021 01/29/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
04/12/2021 04/16/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
08/23/2021 08/27/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
10/25/2021 10/29/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon