Ofc. Eloy Serna Ofc. Francisco Balderama

Texas Gang Investigators Association and
West Region Texas Violent Gang Task Force
Meeting Notice
Friday, September 26, 2014
The next joint West region meeting of the Texas Gang Investigator’s Association (TGIA) and the Texas
Violent Gang Task Force (TVGTF) has been scheduled for:
Friday, September 26, 2014
8:00am - 4:00pm
(sign-in at 8:00am)
Bowie High School
Fine Arts Building
801 South San Marcial St.
El Paso, Texas 79905
Meeting Contact(s):
Sgt. Patrick Natividad
Det. Andres Sanchez
Ofc. Eloy Serna
Ofc. Francisco Balderama
El Paso Police Department
Robert Martinez
Texas Attorney General’s Office
(512) 936-1379
This joint meeting of the Texas Gang Investigator’s Association (TGIA) and the TVGTF will provide a
great opportunity to share and gather information about gang activity in your area. Please feel free to
share information about this and upcoming meetings with your colleagues in the criminal and juvenile
justice fields whom you feel would be interested in attending these meetings. Also, please remember to
bring your departmental photo ID (or TDL and departmental ID if the ID does not include a photo). No
one will be admitted without law enforcement credentials. The mission of the TVGTF is to form a
strategic partnership among local, state, and federal criminal and juvenile justice agencies to promote
networking for the collection and dissemination of gang intelligence information.
If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Robert Martinez, Office of the Attorney General, at (512)
936-1379, or e-mail [email protected] no later than 5:00pm on September 19, 2014
For information about the TVGTF, please contact the TVGTF West Region Representative:
Robert Martinez
Office of the Attorney General
Juvenile Crime Intervention Section
(512) 463-4024
e-mail: [email protected]
*If you no longer wish to receive these notices, please contact Juvenile Crime Intervention at (512) 463-4024 or
[email protected]
*This meeting of the Texas Violent Gang Task Force will include up to 5 hours of TCLEOSE-certified training
on the following topics:
8:00am - 8:30am
&Registration
8:30am – 9:00am
TGIA Business Meeting
9:00am- 10:00am
Officer Survival
Stafford Police Officer Ann Carrizales
11:00am - noon
Lunch (on your own)
noon - 1:30pm
NPS: Novel Psychoactive Substances (Spice and Bath Salts)
Dr. Nathanael Stevens- Lab Director of Integrated Forensic Laboratories
Alexandria Shults- Senior Forensic Scientist
Kristin Johndreau- Forensic Scientist
1:30pm – 2:30pm
El Paso County Sherriff’s Jail Activity
Ruben Genera-EPSO-STG Gang Intelligence
3:00pm – 3:30pm
El Paso City Gang Activity
Francisco Balderrama-EPPD Gang Unit
3:30pm – 4:00pm
Regional Gang Intelligence Session
(It is requested that a representative from each law enforcement agency bring
pertinent gang information to share with other agencies in attendance)
***Agenda and Speakers are subject to change***