2017 MGIA Illinois Chapter Conference
Midwest Gang Investigators Association Illinois Chapter
Street Gang Conference
Suburban Law Enforcement Academy at the College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn Illinois
October 30 & 31 2017
The Illinois Chapter of the Midwest Gain Investigators Association will host a confer-ence at the Suburban Law Enforcement Academy in Glen Ellyn Illinois. A diverse agenda of topics related to prevention, inves-tigation and enforcement will be presented by some of the most knowledgeable speakers from the Chicagoland area. Attendees will be provided various perspectives and tended to better prepare them for dealing with prob-lems related to criminal street gang. Breakout sessions will be conducted in which attendees may focus on specific areas of in-terest in their field. This conference is available only to sworn law enforce-ment officers, probation/parole officers, correctional officers and prosecutors.
Registration starts at 7 AM. Opening re-marks began at 8 AM. Breakout sessions approximately 1.5 hours in length in the morning and afternoon on both days. All attendees must wear name badges after checking in at registration.
Tentative Topics Include
Reading The Ink; To law enforcement gang tattoos serve as an intelligence tool and the interpretation and documentation of tattoos can provide a great deal of valuable information.
Open Source Investigations; techniques for using the internet to investigate gang cases.
Social Media; and its applications in gang investigate and as a tool for developing gang intelligence.
Officer safety issues when dealing with Outlaw Mo-tor Cycles Gangs
Chicago Gang Trends (Social Media & Rap Culture).
The Use of Mobile Technology when Conducting Gang Investigations