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October 5 – 6, 2009
                                                            Washington, D.C.

Develop a Community-Based Approach to Reduce Violent Crime

                             Day One: Monday, October 5, 200...
Reduce Gang Violence Through Innovative Measures and Tactics

Day One: Continued
Gangs and the Military
• Gain an o...
Develop a Community-Based Approach to Reduce Violent Crime

                               Day Two: Tuesday, October 6, ...
Reduce Gang Violence Through Innovative Measures and Tactics

Day Two, Continued: Tuesday, October 6, 2009
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Develop a Community-Based Approach to Reduce Violent Crime

Sponsorship                       Post-Conference Workshop
Reduce Gang Violence Through Innovative Measures and Tactics

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  1. 1. October 5 – 6, 2009 Washington, D.C. Reduce Gang Violence Through Innovative Measures and Tactics Take Action Against Gang Violence in Your Community You Will Learn to: Deploy Proven Strategies to Control to Suppress Gang Violence Integrate successful suppression and mitigation strategies to decrease prison, street and school gang activity Examine the Use of New Technology on Gang Investigations Understand the threats of Web 2.0 on gang recruitment, as well as cutting-edge intelligence technology to aid your investigations Recognize the Changing Face of Gang Culture Stay abreast of emerging gang trends and threats in your community and nationwide Decrease Youth Involvement in Gangs with Prevention Programs Featuring a Comprehensive and Interactive Develop a comprehensive strategy to prevent at-risk youth from Workshop on October 7, 2009: gang involvement Manage and Prevent Gangs in Schools
  2. 2. Develop a Community-Based Approach to Reduce Violent Crime Day One: Monday, October 5, 2009 8:30 who Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast 9:00 Keynote Address: should attend: Rise Above: A First Hand Look at Successful Gang Intervention Having grown up in a gang, Joey Ray has seen the importance of tackling the gang problem first hand. With friends getting killed and no end in sight, Joey Ray felt that he had no future • Law Enforcement and no hope of a better life. Through the work of Homeboy Industries, he was able to rise above his surroundings and leave the gang life behind. In this keynote address: Officers • Hear a member of Homeboy Industries discuss the importance of gang prevention and intervention • School Resource • Identify what organizations can do to change the lives of countless gang members and Officers their communities Joey Ray Lucero • Court, Probation Homebody Industries and Corrections 10:00 Professionals Break & Refreshments 10:15 • School Administrators The Threat of Social Networking and Gangs on the Internet and Counselors Examine recruiting techniques and trends found on social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook • State and Local • Learn ways to best monitor internet recruiting and gang activity on the web Legislators • Collaborate with schools and the community to stop the spread of gang activity over the internet George Chavez • Youth Development Detective, Madison Police Department Professionals 11:15 • Governmental A Look at the Sureño Movement and the Evolution of Hispanic Gangs • Gain an overview of the History of Hispanic Gangs Agencies and Elected • Examine the impact of street gangs in our nation, and the influence of the Mexican Mafia Officials • Learn how to recognize a Sureño through graffiti, tattoos, and interview and interrogation techniques … and anyone Detective James Fink else involved in Firearms Investigation Section, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department community gang 12:15 intervention and Lunch Break prevention
  3. 3. Reduce Gang Violence Through Innovative Measures and Tactics Day One: Continued 1:15 Gangs and the Military • Gain an overview of the history and emerging trends associated with dual enlistment (gang and military) reasons • Identify the unique threat that gang members with military training pose to law to attend: enforcement as a result of their military training • Employ tactics to keep your community safe from discharged gang members and their use of military warfare tactics on the streets 1. Develop a comprehensive Carter F. Smith plan to use intelligence Special Agent, Retired led policing to combat 2:00 gang violence Supervising Gang Members on Probation and Parole • Understand the challenges of supervising gang members while out on probation/parole 2. Examine emerging and • Establish interagency partnerships with other law enforcement agencies to assist in transitional gang threats supervising gang members and trends and reduce • Discuss the difficulty of supervising gang members on probation/parole from a casework perspective, and learn techniques to improve supervision and success gang violence through Kate Desmond coalitions, interagency Program Administrator, Gang Resource Intervention Team and community-based 2:15 partnerships Break & Refreshments 2:45 3. Identify and implement Effectively Managing a Gang Unit programs to prevent gang • Establish effective policy, procedures and control methods for Security Threat activity and violence Groups (STGs) • Identify the necessary components of an effective gang unit related to intelligence in schools gathering, enforcement and suppression, prevention and education and community collaboration 4. Monitor and examine the • Examine best practices in managing a gang unit use of the internet and Insp. Mike Martin social networking sites Commander, 4th Precinct, Minneapolis Police Department on gang recruitment 3:30 Updates and Overview of the Latin Kings 5. Learn effective • Examine the history of the Latin Kings from their origin to their make-up and beliefs management and • Discover the identifiers, signs, factions and graffiti associated with the Kings supervisory skills for • Discuss effective ways to investigate this street gang and their activity Lt. Keith Bevacqui gang specialists Homefront Protective Group, New Jersey State Police 4:30 Adjourn
  4. 4. Develop a Community-Based Approach to Reduce Violent Crime Day Two: Tuesday, October 6, 2009 “This conference 8:30 Continental Breakfast really applied to 9:00 Keynote Address: my job function; The Impact of Intelligence Led Policing on Eradicating Gang Violence The Intelligence-Led Policing (ILP) model is to enhance the use of resources dedicated to investigating criminal street gangs. The ILP model focuses on gathering information the information through the use of confidential informants, crime analysis, and surveillance measures as a part of the overall strategy. As tough economic times have reduced resources, utilizing the ILP model in gang intelligence and investigation will improve information sharing and was clean and collaborative solutions to problematic street gang activity. • Harness agency buy-in to deploy ILP techniques for greater investigation capabilities understandable.” • Develop an understanding of intelligence-led policing and how it will help save your agency money Barry Colicelli On Target Law Enforcement Stanley Leigh, Lt. Keith Bevacqui Court Services and Offender Homefront Protective Group Supervision Agency New Jersey State Police 10:00 Break & Refreshments 10:15 Create a Gang Task Force to Eliminate and Prevent Gang Crime • Identify and leverage shared resources and funding to increase task force reach and effectiveness • Forge partnerships with state and local authorities and agencies to establish a task force to eliminate gang violence • Understand the benefits and hurdles associated with forming a task force for your community or agency Insp. Mike Martin Commander, 4th Precinct Minneapolis Police Department
  5. 5. Reduce Gang Violence Through Innovative Measures and Tactics Day Two, Continued: Tuesday, October 6, 2009 11:15 “Good conference Build Community-Based and Departmental Partnerships to Reduce Gang Violence • Involve community stakeholders to develop a comprehensive and unified plan to fight information from gang violence • Forge public-private partnerships and alliances to enhance gang awareness, presenters–it was prevention, funding and resources • Create successful community-wide partnerships to prevent and reduce gang activity in your community worth the trip!” Barry Colicelli On Target Law Enforcement Margaret Tagle, 12:15 Lunch Break San Bernadino County Probation 1:15 Work with SROs to CreateEffectiveGang Intervention and Prevention Programs in Schools • Create and implement a series of school-based programs to keep children from becoming involved with gangs • Employ targeted outreach strategies to identify and address at-risk students • Assess and implement programs successfully in your jurisdiction Corporal Mike Rudinski President Maryland Association of School Resource Officers 2:15 Break & Refreshments 2:30 Application Session: Effective Gang Case Prosecution Techniques • Identify and overcome the challenges of gang case prosecution • Learn to present cases in a professional manner through effective case organization • Examine examples of proper organization and documentation of case paperwork Detective James Fink Firearms Investigation Section Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department 4:30 Conference Adjourns
  6. 6. Develop a Community-Based Approach to Reduce Violent Crime Sponsorship Post-Conference Workshop Wednesday, October 7, 2009 Opportunities Post-Conference Workshops are practical, supplementary application sessions which incorporate and review tools, techniques and methods presented during the event. As a conference and training Participants will obtain a further understanding of how to use newly acquired tools and cutting-edge strategies to aftercare coordination and collaboration. Through group provider, The Performance exercises and scenario-based learning, you’ll walk away with the expertise and resources Institute is an expert in needed for immediate and practical application. Enrollment space is limited, so register bringing together leaders today to reserve your seat. to share and discuss best practices and innovations. We 8:30 connect decision makers with Workshop Registration and Continental Breakfast respected solution providers. 9:00 Workshop: The Institute offers four Manage and Prevent Gangs in Schools different pre-designed Working with the local education system can be one of the best ways to prevent youths sponsorship packages: from joining gangs. School resource officers and community leaders must come together to help build strong resistance skills and provide avenue for acceptance into a safe group. • Event Co-Sponsor • Ensure that all school personnel are equipped to deal with the problem of gang • Session Sponsor involvement in schools and the community • Luncheon Sponsor • Learn what school officials can do to combat gang activity • Establish clear, consistent standards of discipline and anti-gang policies • Exhibit Booth Sponsor Corporal Mike Rudinski President Maryland Association of School Resource Officers For more information on sponsorships or to get started, 12:00 contact Meredith Mason at Workshop Adjourns 202-739-9707 or Meredith.Mason@
  7. 7. Reduce Gang Violence Through Innovative Measures and Tactics In-House Training One of the more popular vehicles for accessing the Institute’s educational offerings is the delivery of on-site trainings and management facilitations. Bringing a training or facilitation in- house gives you the opportunity to customize a program that addresses your exact challenges and provides a more personal learning experience, while virtually eliminating travel expenses. Whether you require training for your department small group or for an organizationl-wide initiative, the advanced learning methods employed by The Performance Institute (PI) will create an intimate training atmosphere that maximizes knowledge transfer to enhance the talent within your organization. CUSTOMIZATION We realize that not all obstacles can be overcome by applying an “off-the-shelf solution.” While many training providers will offer you some variation of their standard training, PI’s subject matter experts will work with you and your team to examine your programs and determine your exact areas of need. The identification of real life examples will create a learning atmosphere that resonates with participants and provides immediate return on your training investment. Using interactive exercises that employ actual projects or scenarios from your organization, instructors can address specific challenges and align the curriculum of each session to your objectives. While the majority of on-site trainings are focused on smaller groups, PI also has the ability to accommodate organizational-wide training initiatives. Utilizing multiple instructors, PI has the capacity to deliver courses to groups of up to 300 participants per day. AREAS OF EXPERTISE On-site delivery of single courses, certification programs and entire packages of specialized courses are available in the following areas: • Strategic Planning • Performance Measurement • Project Management • Lean Six Sigma • Workforce Management • Performance-Based Budgeting • Performance-Based Contracting • Performance Reporting • Program Evaluation • Administrative Management • Leadership and Change For more information about in-house training options available to you, please contact Jennifer Mueller at 202-739-9619 or
  8. 8. Develop a Community-Based Approach to Reduce Violent Crime Venue & Hotel Registration The 2009 Gang Violence Summit will be hosted at The Performance Institute’s Training Center in Arlington, VA, just one block east of the Courthouse stop on the Orange Line of the D.C. Metro. 1. ONLINE at A public parking garage is located inside of the building for $10/day. Continental breakfast and refreshments will be provided for delegates on each day. 2. VIA FAX to 866-234-0680 The Performance Institute 3. VIA PHONE to 877-877-992-9521 1515 North Courthouse Rd., Suite 600 Arlington, VA 22201 4. VIA MAIL to 805 15th Street, 3rd Floor; 703-894-0481 Washington, D.C. 20005 A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott at the prevailing rate of $233.00 until September 6, 2009. This rate is based on the Government Per ❍ Yes! Register me for The 2009 Gang Violence Summit Diem and is subject to change. Please call the hotel directly and reference code “Gang Violence” when making reservations to get the discounted rate. The hotel is conveniently located three ❍ Add the Post-Conference Workshop blocks from the Rosslyn Metro station. Please ask the hotel about a complimentary shuttle that is also available for your convenience. ❍ Please call me. I am interested in a special Group Discount for my team Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott Delegate Information 1533 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA 22209 Phone: 703-528-2222 Phone: 1-800-321-2211 Name Title Hotel and travel costs are not included in the conference tuition Office Organization Tuition & Group Discounts The tuition rate for The 2009 Gang Violence Summit is as follows: Address Conference Only $799 Post-Conference Workshop $299 City State Zip For more information on early bird or group discounts for The 2009 Gang Violence Summit, please contact Melvin Hall at 202-739-9630 or email him at Telephone Fax Cancellation Policy comments on the evaluation form provided upon your For live events: The Performance Institute will provide a arrival. Should you feel dissatisfied with your learning full refund less $399 administration fee for cancellations experience and wish to request a credit or refund, please Email four weeks before the event. If cancellation occurs submit it in writing no later than 10 business days after within two weeks prior to conference start date, no the end of the training to: The Performance Institute: refund will be issued. Registrants who fail to attend Corporate Headquarters; 805 15th Street NW, 3rd Floor; and do not cancel prior to the event will be charged the Washington, D.C. 20005. Payment Information entire registration fee. Note: As speakers are confirmed six months before the Training Form/Purchase Order For webinars: The Performance Institute will provide a event, some speaker changes or topic changes may Check (accepted by mail only) full refund less $50 administrative fee for cancellations occur in the program. The Performance Institute is four weeks before the event. If cancellation occurs not responsible for speaker changes, but will work to Credit Card within two weeks prior to conference start date, no ensure a comparable speaker is located to participate refund will be issued. Registrants who fail to attend in the program. and do not cancel prior to the meeting will be charged If for any reason The Performance Institute decides to the entire registration fee. cancel this conference, The Performance Institute accepts All the cancellation requests need to be made online. no responsibility for covering airfare, hotel or other costs Credit Card Number Expiration Date Your confirmation email contains links to modify or incurred by registrants, including delegates, sponsors cancel registrations. Please note that the cancellation is and guests. not final until you receive a written confirmation. final ntil o recei e ritten confirmation Discounts Payment must be secured prior to the conference. If Name on Card 3 Digit Card verification # • All ‘Early Bird’ Discounts must require payment at time payment is not received by the conference start date, a of registration and before the cut-off date in order to method of payment must be presented at the time of receive any discount. registration in order to guarantee your participation at • Any discounts offered whether by The Performance the event. Institute (including team discounts) must also require Billing Zip Code payment at the time of registration. Quality Assurance • All discount offers cannot be combined with any The Performance Institute strives to provide you with Please make checks payable to: The Performance Institute other offer. the most productive and effective educational experi- Priority Code: L270-WEB • Discounts cannot be applied retroactively ence possible. If after completing the course you feel there is some way we can improve, please write your