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2017 FGIA

Sawgrass Marriott
+1-(904) 285-7777 | 1000 PGA TOUR Boulevard | Ponte Vedra Beach, FL


July 31 - August 4, 2017

The Florida Gang Investigators Association (FGIA) is proud to present to you the 24th Annual Training Workshop. The FGIA is recognized as one of the most aggressive and effective gang associations in the world and prides itself in providing the top-of-the-line training dedicated to combating one of the greatest threats to our communities; GANGS! 

This Workshop is for Criminal Justice Professionals only (Law Enforcement, Corrections, Probation, Juvenile Justice, Prosecutors, Judges, Military Personnel, and Intelligence Analyst). The Florida Gang

Investigators Association reserves the right to refuse membership and attendance to any person, group, entity, organization, etc.


The 24th annual workshop is being held at the

Sawgrass Marriott in Ponte Vedra, Florida, July 31, 2017 through August 4, 2017. This year’s Workshop will provide the most professional atmosphere for maximum exposure to current gang trends and gang related activity from around the state, and country. Among The Most Beautiful And Relaxed Florida Destination Spa Resorts. Renew your perspective and refine your senses at the Sawgrass Marriott. A luxury oasis just 15 minutes from Jacksonville, this world-renowned destination is the finest coastal day spa in North Florida.



  • Standard Room $129/night
  • Villa (2 Bedroom) $285/night
    The hotel has a resort fee of $1
    0/night. Please

include this in your travel/training planning.

There are no additional fees for parking. 


There are no complimentary meals provided by the hotel or the association. Beverages and light refreshments may be provided during the

training. Hotel deadline  is July  7, 2017 - the hotel will not guarantee this rate after this date.
A dedicated website is now available for your attendees to book their hotel rooms online. Reservations can be made starting Dec 5, 2016 at this web address:




The Sawgrass Marriott has sold out of all available rooms. However, a block of rooms has been secured across the street at:

Hilton Garden Inn/ Ponte Vedra

45 PGA Tour Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, 32082, USA TEL: +1-904-280-1661 FAX: +1-904-280-1544


Room Rate: $129.00

Please tell them you are with "Fl Gang" to receive the rate. This block will be open until Friday, July 21, 2017.

You may start making reservations here on Saturday, July 8, 2017 by calling +1-904-280-1661.


The conference registration fees are:

Gang Specialist Course -July 31, 2017

Basic, Intermediate or Advanced          $100/person

Workshop-August 1-4, 2017

Prior to December 31, 2016                   $250/person

After January 1, 2017

Member                                                  $350/person

Non-Member                                         $375/person

Onsite Registration Add $25/person.

To register online Click Here. For mail in registration Click Here

FGIA will offer one (1) complimentary conference

registration for every three (3) workshop registrations per agency . This does not apply to Specialist Courses.  To receive the workshop registration gift bags, attendees must be registered by June 20, 2017. Workshop registration gift bags apply to workshop attendees ONLY. Specialist Course attendees, solely, are not eligible for

these items.


FGIA accepts cash, check, credit card and purchase

orders. All payments should be made payable to the

Florida Gang Investigators Association and remitted to FGIA - Conference Registration 2220 CR 210 West, Suite 108, PMB 329, Saint Johns, FL 32359. Cancellations must be submitted in writing to membership@fgia.com by July 20, 2017, to receive a full refund. All cancellations are subject to a $25.00 cancellation fee. Refunds after this date will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Substitutions may be made at any time. In the event of a substitution, please email membership@fgia.com. Please include the registrants name you are canceling and the new registrants full name and agency email address.


Tentative training topics include: sovereign citizens, social media update, black extremist groups, white extremist groups, investigating gun cases, the link between street gangs and OMGs, Off-Duty encounters Folk Nation case study, Latin Kings, United Blood Nation. Additional training topics forthcoming. 

The 2017 Keynote Speakers have been confirmed. Click Here for additional information.

For a copy of the agenda Click Here

*****Training topics subject to change.*******


ARRR! FGIA would like to invite you to join us for a social and dinner outing Wednesday, August 2, 2017, aboard a Pirate Ship! Join us aboard the Black Raven, for an evening of dinner and networking. This event is a separate fee and is NOT included in your registration fee. Ticket Prices are $35.00 per person. Ticket includes

transportation, cruise and non alcoholic beverages.  To register click here.

Seating is limited.


Questions concerning registration, cancellations

or substitutions should be directed via email to


For general questions or questions concerning W9's, billing, payments, and refunds, please contact Leslie Rabon at leslie@fgia.com or 850-606-3438. For all email correspondence, please include 2017 FGIA Conference in the subject line.

Florida Gang Investigators Association
2220 County Road, 210 West
Suite 108 PMB 329 St Johns, Florida 32259

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