The Texas Gang Investigators Association has four classes of membership:
The qualifications for Active Membership are as follows:
Any licensed full time peace officer or reserve officer, probation officer, parole officer, corrections officer, or retired officer may become Active members. Annual dues are $20.00 per year, per person.
The qualifications for Associate Membership are as follows:
Any individual who may show an interest in the Association and with the approval of the Board of Directors can become an Associate member. Annual dues are $10.00 per year, per person.
All Active and Associate Memberships are for 1 year and expire on August 31st of each year.
The qualifications for Honorary Membership are as follows:
Any individual who has assisted in the betterment of the Association, and with the approval of the Board of Directors can become an Honorary member. Honorary Members shall not be assessed any dues.
The qualifications for Life Membership are as follows:
Any Active Member who by special circumstances and with the Approval of the Board of Directors can become a Life Member.
All State Presidents upon completion of their terms will become Life Members. Life Members shall not be assessed any dues.
If you would like to become a member of the Texas Gang Investigators Association (TGIA) or are renewing your membership, you may do it by mail or for your convenience you may now join / renew your membership and pay online. Law Enforcement personnel must attach a copy of their agency identification with their online application for Active membership status. If you join or renew online, there is no need to mail in the application form. Once your online application and payment are received, reviewed and approved, you will receive a confirmation email at the email address you provide on the application form.
If you prefer instead to join / renew by mail, please download and complete the application form. Be sure to include a current e-mail address when you complete the application. Law Enforcement / Criminal Justice personnel must include a photocopy of your agency identification with your application for Active membership status.
If mailing in your application / renewal, please mail the appropriate membership fee with your application. You must mail your completed membership application form, check or money order (no cash accepted) and the copy of your law enforcement identification (if required) to our Membership Chairman at the address on the application form.
As a member of the Texas Gang Investigators Association, you will receive the kind of quality information and training you expect from a leader. Our Association is always evolving as the needs of our members continue to change and as new information relating to gangs becomes available. You will receive on a timely basis the newest & latest information, technology and developments in the constantly changing world of gangs and their criminal activity and methods.
We make it our responsibility to know you as a member, and when possible, your agency. We desire to work closely with you to ensure that the training, contacts and information we provide are able to meet your unique needs and challenges. We are committed to assisting you in your training and criminal investigations of gangs and organized crime.
At the Texas Gang Investigators Association, our highest priority is satisfied members. You are important to us.
After you submit your application, please sign up for access to the Secure Pages of our web site on the Members Area Registration page. Once your application and payment for membership have been processed, your access to the Secure Pages will be approved and you will be contacted via the email address you provided with your user name and password.