New members receive a membership package and access to "Members Only" online resources. All NMGIA members receive publications, reduced registration fees for conferences, training and merchandise, networking and the opportunity to participate in regional functions. NMGIA holds at least one annual conference, additional seminars and training are held at the local and regional levels or online.
The NMGIA newsletter, is published periodically and features news from NMGIA’s regions, committees, and members. There are also articles of interest to gang investigators and listings of available training.
NMGIA membership is required to qualify for and maintain NMGIA Professional Certifications.
NMGIA membership is required before the awards program evaluation/scoring process is completed
NMGIA holds Board Meetings once a month or as needed at various locations or online. Members are welcome to attend. Additionally, members may request special or general intelligence meetings to discuss gang related topics.
NMGIA has two individual membership classes you can apply for, renewable annually.
Group discounts are available for Regular Membership applicants only. Group discounts are valid for the first years membership of new members. Renewing membership dues will be at normal rate of $30.00 annually thereafter. Submit a Group Discount Application to be considered for discount rates.
Regular MembersOpen to fulltime or retired fulltime Criminal Justice Professionals with an interest in gang activity, who are of high moral character, who have demonstrated a high degree of integrity, and who agree to follow and adhere to the Bylaws of NMGIA.
Associate MembersOpen to fulltime or retired fulltime individuals who exhibit an interest in gang activity and criminal justice support whose talents and interest are of benefit to the Association.
May be awarded to members based on distinguished service or contributions to the Association.
Any person who has done or is doing outstanding work for or providing support to the Association as an Honorary Member.