SEPTEMBER 8 – 13, 2013
Certification and Attendance Requirements
+ The material presented during this conference and the
materials provided for instruction are intended for law
enforcement use only. Gangs intend to shock the public with
their antisocial actions. Therefore, to illustrate gang activities,
presenters may be required to explain gang slogans,
abbreviations, or behavior using slang or offensive language.
Gang members have demonstrated that they are involved in
criminal activities which may require that instructors utilize
graphic photographic representations, slides or videos
during training.
+ Only sworn law enforcement officers, law enforcement
agency personnel with specific analytical investigative
functions or prosecutors with valid identification will be
registered for the conference.
+ Gang related attire will not be worn during the conference.
+Payment must be received prior to attending the conference.
Conference Registration
+ Registration fee is $325 and includes membership dues.
Guest fee for spouses or other guests is $100 (limit one).
+ To pre-register for the conference go to
Fees should be paid on line. Payment can be made at:

+ The International Outlaw
Motorcycle Gang Investigator’s
Association is a professional training
organization made up of federal,
state, local law enforcement, and
prosecution personnel. Originally
formed in 1974 as the IOMGIC
(International Outlaw Motorcycle
Gang Investigator’s Conference) in
San Diego, California, it served as an
educational organization, with its
goals to improve the investigative
skills and information exchange
among its charter members. The
purpose of the organization is to
provide a conduit for information
exchange, updated training, and
international network building
among its estimated 1,000
+ Membership to IOMGIA is open to
persons over the age of 21 years and
of good character and community
standing, who are currently
employed in one of the following
+ Sworn Law Enforcement Officer
+ Investigative Analyst or
Investigative Support Person
employed by a Law Enforcement
+ Parole, Probation or Corrections
+ Prosecuting Attorneys
Conference Information
+ The 2013 IOMGIA Conference will
provide flexible training
opportunities to accommodate
individual needs, with sessions and
breakouts sessions for topical
training. There will be an
introductory class offered on Sunday
evening and regional intelligence
updates provided in breakout
sessions. Professional instructors will
provide the most up-to-date
information available in a wide
spectrum of outlaw motorcycle gang
Conference Highlights
+ Sunday Evening -Introductory
+ Wednesday Evening -Banquet:
+ Other events to be announced
St. Paul Conference 20123
+ The International Outlaw
Motorcycle Gang Investigator’s
Association will hold their 39th
Annual Training Conference in St.
Paul, MN September 8-13, 2013 at
the Crowne Plaza Riverfront in
downtown St. Paul. The conference
will be sponsored by the St. Paul
Police Department, Midwest Cycle
Intelligence Organization, and
Midwest Gang Investigator’s
Association. The 2013 conference is
being presented thanks to the
collaborated efforts of local, state,
and federal agencies working in
Minnesota. The 2013 conference will
build on the previous year’s
successes offering classroom
environments conducive to valued
training. The Annual IOMGIA
Conference is designed to provide
new and updated training,
investigative trends and information
sharing for those working in the field
of outlaw motorcycle gang criminal
investigations. This conference will
prove to be beneficial for
investigators, analysts, line-level
supervisors, managers, and
prosecutors with any level of
experience in outlaw motorcycle
gang investigations, intelligence and
Conference Location:
+ The Crowne Plaza St. Paul-
Riverfront Hotel is located at 11 East
Kellogg Blvd. in historic downtown
St. Paul, MN. The hotel overlooks the
Mississippi River and is within
walking distance of a large variety of
restaurants, shopping and
sports/cultural attractions . The
room rate is $121 per night and each
room has a 37” Flat Screen HD TV
and complimentary high speed
wireless internet. Each guest has
the full use of the 24-hour business
center, fitness center, and heated
indoor pool and whirlpool.
(877)-834-3613 Anytime or (651)-
292-1900 Week days only until 4:30
Mention you are with the IOMGIA
when making your reservation.
+ IOMGIA will not allow attendance
or membership to persons deemed
to be involved in conduct off-duty
that is unbecoming or contrary to
the stated goals of the association.
This includes membership in
motorcycle clubs that mimic the
structure and/or nature of outlaw
motorcycle gangs to include:
+ Wearing three-piece patches
+ Requiring a probationary period
for membership.
+ Mandatory rides
+ All attendees must show official
identification at registration to
verify employment by a law
enforcement agency.
+ Conference identification is to be
worn at all events.
+ Wearing of motorcycle gang
support gear is prohibited.
For More Conference Information
Officer Dan Michener 612-217-3862
Log onto the IOMGIA website at