315 4th Avenue
North, Nashville, Tennessee,
United States 37219-1693
Tel: 1-615-244-8200
Fax: 1-615-747-4894
Training Hosted By:
T E N N E S S E E G A N G
I N V E S T I G A T O R S
A S S O C I A T I O N
5251-C Hwy 153, Suite 139
Hixson, TN 37343
Phone: 423-209-7176
Fax: 423-209-7192
Web: www.tn-gia.org
TeNNeSSee GANG
INVeSTIGATORS
ASSOCIATION
ANNUAL
GANG
CONFERENCE
AUGUST 24-28,
2009
NASHVILLE, TN

Program Content Includes:
Border Violence, Motorcycle
Gangs, Hispanic Gangs, Gang
Investigations and prosecution,
Gangs and the Internet and much
more...
Our feature speaker will be
Dr. Al Valdez. Dr. Valdez is a
nationally recognized expert
on gang sociology and
psychology and has
personally trained
thousands of police officers,
attorneys, probation and
corrections officers, military
personnel, parents, teachers
and students. He has also
appeared on the History
Channel’s Gangland series.
Registration Form
Registration: Complete and return the form to
the right to reserve your space today. You
must pre-register to get the course materials
and free give away items. Walk-ins will be
accepted at the door, but we can not guarantee
course materials or give away items. There is a
$300 registration fee. The fee also covers
2009/ 2010 membership in the Tennessee
Gang Investigators Association, hospitality
room all 5 days and breakfast each morning.
The TN Meth Task Force will be donating funds
that will cover $250 of the fees for up to 192
attendees leaving those attendees responsible
for the remaining $50. The Conference will be
held at the Doubletree Hotel in Downtown
Nashville. A block of rooms have been set
aside and are available for $99 a night. The
rooms will be held until August 1, 2009. After
this date the rooms can not be guaranteed.
Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-
222-TREE. Information about the hotel and
conference rooms can be seen by going to their
website
http://doubletree1.hilton.com/en_US/dt/h
otel/BNADUDT-Doubletree-Hotel-Nashville-
Tennessee/index.do
There is a $12 per day charge for
parking.
Early registration will be on Sunday
August 23, 2009 from 1700 to 2000.
Monday’s registration will start at 0700
to 0800.
Registration deadline
August 1, 2009.
A 40-hour POST approved course of
instruction in Gang Identification,
Investigation and Prosecution.
Curriculum developed in
cooperation with the Tennessee
Gang Investigators Association, U.S.
Attorney’s Office (PSN), Law-
Enforcement Innovative Center, the
Tennessee Meth Task Force and the
Jackson Police Dept.
Fax to (865) 215-3312
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Contact person:
Tom Walker
(865) 215-2454
tom.walker@knoxsheriff.org