The Arizona Gang Investigators Association is a multi-agency law enforcement group that provides an opportunity for local, county, state, and federal law enforcement professionals to exchange ideas and to develop effective gang crime reduction strategies. We accomplish these goals through training, networking and publications.

 

Regular Membership

A regular member is any full time and fully paid law enforcement officer of the State of Arizona, employed by a State, County, Federal or City defined as a Peace Officer under the laws of this state or under federal law of the U.S. Government.

A regular member is any person that is employed by a State, County, Federal or City law enforcement agency that is engaged in the reduction of gang related criminal activity, or involved in gang prevention or intervention efforts.

Members would also include any person employed by any correctional facility provided the person seeking membership is assigned to a gang investigations unit.

A regular member is any retired law enforcement or retired correctional employees that were assigned to gang investigations units, and who were considered in good standing upon their retirement from their agency.

Associate Membership

Associate membership would include teachers, educators, or any person currently employed by a school or social service agency engaged in the reduction of gang related criminal activity or involved in gang prevention or intervention efforts.

AZGIA members that were employed or are employed by a law enforcement agency or correctional institution will be allowed access into a member List Serve if they are in good standing and their participation has been approved by the AZGIA Membership committee. In order to be approved, the requesting member must seek to be included and must be endorsed by one other AZGIA member that is in good standing. Persons that are not or were never employed by a law enforcement agency or correctional institution are not eligible for participation in the AZGIA list server, however may enjoy and receive all other rights afforded to members of the Arizona Gang Investigators Association.

The current Associate Membership fee is $15.00. Benefits of Associate Membership in the AZGIA include:

  1. Attendance at the AZGIA one day training seminar
  2. The ability to serve on AZGIA committees
  3. A membership certificate

Membership in the Arizona Gang Investigators Association is subject to approval by the AZGIA executive committee and may be denied or revoked at any time for any reason by the AZGIA executive committee.

The current Regular Membership fee is $25.00. Benefits of Regular Membership in the AZGIA include:

  1. Access to the website
  2. Searchable member database
  3. Executive Board meeting minutes
  4. Attendance at the AZGIA conferences at reduced rates
  5. Attendance at four one day AZGIA training seminars
  6. The ability to serve on AZGIA committees
  7. Subscription to the AZGIAs listserv *
  8. A membership certificate

*Subject to approval

PleaseĀ click here to insure you meet the requirements for membership.

Click here to fill out a membership application.