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The Georgia Narcotics Officers' Association (GNOA) promotes professionalism, training, and the exchange of ideas and information among law enforcement agencies and support groups who are charged with combatting the misuse of illegal and controlled drugs in Georgia.

The Association was formed in March, 2000 by a handful of veteran narcotics investigators from around the state. These investigators long recognized the need for an organization dedicated to the needs of Narcotics Enforcement. Their goal was to form an organization to provide support and improvements to law enforcement efforts in the areas of illicit drug interdiction and controlled substance abuse. They wanted to build an association that would provide cutting-edge training for its members, promote and facilitate narcotics intelligence exchange, and provide a medium for resource- sharing between law enforcement agencies throughout Georgia.

GNOA is accomplishing these goals. From the handful of charter members who put the organization together in 2000, the membership has grown to many hundreds of members. GNOA held its first training in October, 2000 at no cost to attendees. The Drug Summit, as it was called, was a great success bringing together Narcotics Investigators from across the region representing city, county, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.

With generous support from the communities we serve, the Association will continue to evolve, provide novel solutions to the myriad issues of narcotics abuse, and ultimately contribute to a safer and healthier Georgia.


2018 Annual Conference

 

Aug. 27 - 31, King and Prince Resort, St. Simons Island

 

Featuring a keynote address by Officer Ann Marie Carrizales,
USMC and civilian law enforcement,
survivor of two shootings and PTSD.

Also featuring numerous valuable training sessions,
including instruction by the following experts:

Angel Calderon, DEA Special Agent (Retired)

John B. Edwards, Executive Director
of the Peace Officers' Association of Georgia,
author of The Burden of Command.

See the AGENDA for conference training details.


See the CONFERENCE page for Attendee and Vendor information.


Hotel space available at the King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort

Additional hotel space available at Home2 Suites by Hilton



 

Nov. 15
2018
Drug Investigations and Overdose Training
US Attorney's Office, Tifton, GA

See the NEWS page to view training information and register.
2019 GNOA Sheriff Donnie Haralson Scholarship
The Georgia Narcotics Officers' Association awards a scholarship in honor of Crisp County Sheriff Donnie Haralson.

See the Haralson Scholarship page for more information.

ASSOCIATIONS

National Narcotics Officers' Associations' Coalition   Federal Bureau of Investigation

Atlanta Carolinas HIDTA   Georgia National Guard Counter-Drug Task Force

Drug Enforcement Administration   Back the Blue