On October 19th, the Georgia World Congress Center will be hosting training featuring an overview of gang culture in facilities and what is being sent from the inside out to communities.
Command level members of the Department of Corrections, Department of Community Supervision, and the Department of Juvenile Justice will educate attendees on specific gang trends in the following locations:
- Western Region. GGIA Western Region VP Ryan Foles Coweta DAs Office
- Metro Region, GGIA Metro Region VP Mark Belknap United States Marshal Service
- East Metro Gangs Lt. Lucas Conyers PD , ADA Oversreet Rockdale Circuit East Metro Gang Wars
- Southern Crescent, Sgt. David Tealer City of South Fulton Gang Task Force Supervisor
Attorney General Chris Carr and US Attorney BJ Pak as well as the Governor have been invited to say a few words.
2 Hours of Executive POST Credit will be available.
The Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia, along with the Georgia Gang Investigators Association and the Georgia Public Safety Training Center, invites prosecutors, law enforcement, and government agencies to attend the The Realities of Organized Crime Symposium course at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, Georgia.
The Realities of Organized Crime Symposium is a one-day organized crime training course that will include multiple interactive Q&A sessions with gang resource prosecutors and GGIA staff. Sessions topics will include Federal Resources and Fighting Gangs as a Team.
There is no fee to attend this course. Space is limited so please sign up quickly if you are interested in attending. There will be 4.5 CLE hours and 5 POST executive credit available.
Please review the following poster for information regarding the upcoming Human Trafficking Training presented by the Georgia Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force. The training will be held at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, and is available for 8 hours of execitive POST credit.
Chief Tommy Cox will be hosting the district 5 meeting on Tuesday, November 19th, beginning at 10:30 AM. The meeting will be held at the Waycross Okefenokee Lion’s Club (711 Columbus St. Waycross, GA).
The speaker will be Al Sandrik with the National Weather Service in Jacksonville. He will be discussing severe weather planing for agency heads and providing an overview of the resources available to law enforcement through the National Weather Service. This meeting will provide 3 hours of executive training.
Message from Chief Joseph Wirthman:
We will be meeting at the City of Jefferson multi purpose room located at 1010 Washington Street. Executive level training will be provided starting at approx. 9:30 am. For those early who come early coffee will be provided. After the training lunch will be served by Stonewall’s Barbecue. I need an RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org for those attending to get an approx. head count for the meal. Looking forward to fellowship with everyone as we kick off the holiday season.
Chief Joseph Wirthman
City of Jefferson, Georgia
This training webinar is hosted by Lexipol and is available for 1 executive credit hour.
For More Information: Words Matter – How to Safely Communicate About Suicide
GACP is hosting an 8-hour executive level Chief Peer Support Workshop at the GA Public Safety Training Center on November 26, 2019. This training will give an overview of peer support for chiefs and command staff at agencies throughout the state, especially smaller agencies with limited resources.
This training is in support of the initiatives set forth by previous GACP president, Chief Joe Wirthman, and current GACP president, Chief Wesley Walker, to create a chief and command staff response group to assist agencies during difficult emergency situations and critical incidents. Please note, this group is not intended to compete with the peer support group that was organized by the State of Georgia.
*This training is for chiefs and command staff who want to be a team member and will commit to participation in the group. It is not a standard general-information executive training.
Date: November 26, 2019
Location: Conference Bay A – GPSTC, 1000 Indian Springs Drive, Forsyth, GA 31029
Instructors: Executive Director Andy Carrier and Assistant Executive Director Wes Horne, GA Office of Public Safety Support
POST Hours Available: 8 hours executive credits
**Only 45 seats available. *
Please review the attached flyer for information regarding suicide prevention training hosted by the Morrow Police Department. This free training is available for 6 executive credit hours, and will have lunch provided. Please contact email@example.com to register.
Chief Kevin R. Doyle invites law enforcement executives to attend training on December 12, 2019. The Georgia Ports Authority Police Department will host training titled, Gangs and Organized Crime. This training is designed for law enforcement Chief Executives and for senior officials who routinely encounter, or are tasked to address, gang activities. Executives will explore a broad array of issues involving gangs in the State of Georgia. Topics will include gang identification, community threat and impacts, statewide initiatives, and counter-gang strategies.
This training is delivered in partnership with the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC). The guest instructor will be Mr. Jose Ramirez, GPSTC. Instructor Ramirez is the Vice President of the Georgia Gang Investigator Association (GGIA).
GACP Approved for 3 executive credit hours
Please register by email request to Captain Eric Hampton at firstname.lastname@example.org