Western Canada Gang and Organized Crime Conference

Fighting the War on Organized Crime

Due to an overwhelming response, the conference has now reached capacity with 500 participants scheduled to attend. Thank you for your interest!

On June 18 – 20, 2013, ALERT will host the annual Western Canada Gang and Organized Crime Conference in Edmonton, Alberta. The conference will encourage a greater understanding of organized crime and gangs for people who work within law enforcement in Canada. It will also explore current crime trends while fostering collaboration between members of law enforcement, intelligence agencies, and government.

The conference is only open to sworn police members, crime analysts, and crown prosecutors. Government agency identification will be required at check-in.

The following is just a glance of what participants will learn about.

  • Organized crime and gang trends
  • Calgary Police Service Gang Suppression Team
  • The science of cocaine
  • Prosecutorial challenges related to organized crime investigations
  • USA and Canadian partners
  • Proposed hidden compartment legislation in Alberta
  • Money laundering
  • Deportation tools
  • Technology and gangs

While the conference is now full, you can email us if you would like to be added to our waiting list, which we will refer to in the event of cancellations.

Western Canada Gang and Organized Crime Conference Poster