GSTEP, LLC Providing Training for: Law Enforcement First Responders Community Based Groups Youth Based Organizations Religious Organization Educational Institutions Medical / Health Care Institutions Public / Private Organizations Security / Protection Institutes Professional Sports Teams
G-STEP, LLC SERVICES EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMSGANG GRAFFITI & BODY MARKING IDENTIFICATION EXPERT GANG TESTIMONY & OPINIONS MEDIA & INTERVIEW REQUESTS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS Civilian/Professional Identification and Awareness Programs: As the “gangster” culture continues to overwhelm our communities, it is important to understand how these criminal organizations promote & expand their criminal networks. G-STEPs’ Identification and Awareness programs are specifically designed to educate professionals, community leaders and families on how to recognize gang recruitment, understand history & ideologies, become proactive towards the future and prevent further dangers to our youth & community. The G-STEP Identification and Awareness programs are specifically designed for law enforcement and a variety of non-law enforcement groups including but not limited to; students, parents/guardians, educators, community, religious and medical organizations. These programs are designed to support all of those who are seeking to become proactive in understanding and combating the gang influence seen in today’s youth. Youth-Based Educational Programs: Unfortunately, many anti-gang programs that look to educate young adults on the dangers of gangs do so in the same manner as adult educational programs, that could potentially encourage the curiosities of young minds. G-STEP, LLC focuses on the false promises and negative impacts that are brought onto oneself and their families when associating with and/or joining a gang. The realities of personal injuries, imprisonment and potential death that are associated within the “gangster” lifestyle are emphasized in an effort to encourage positive decision-making. The G-STEP Youth Based Educational Programs are specifically designed for middle and high school student groups, junior police academies as well as other community and religious youth programs. Law Enforcement-Based Educational Programs: Having dealt with both the dangers of street gangs and correctional security threat groups, G-STEP, LLC founder understands the responsibility in providing factual training to our law enforcement communities. G- STEP’s Law Enforcement-Based Programs are specifically designed to the reflect the current gang trends & intelligence of the requestor’s region. Specialized 1-Day, 2-Day or 3-Day trainings are developed for officer recognition & safety and provide the tools to assist in gang related investigative, testimonial and prosecutorial duties. The G-STEP Law Enforcement-Based Educational Programs provide the most up to date information and intelligence to assist past, current and future criminal patterns that effect our communities and official duties. They are designed for law enforcement organizations; police/correctional training academies, sworn federal, state, local or tribal law enforcement, special agents, sworn adult or juvenile correctional facilities, parole, probation, classification officers, intelligence analysts, county prosecutors, detectives/investigators assigned to investigate gang crimes. Note: Training equipment, expenses and/or essentials will be finalized via written agreement with the contractor, training coordinator and/or establishment that has contracted G-STEP, LLC. Upon contract, G-STEP, LLC will assist in advertising the training course through its various social media outlets and distribution contacts. GANG GRAFFITI & BODY M ARKING IDENTIFICATION Having identified numerous street/prison gang members and/or criminal organizations through the unique forms of codes, symbols and markings within the individual/group graffiti and/or tattoos, G-STEP provides evaluation and deciphering services that identify the levels of danger that may exist within your community, organization, companies and/or educational institutions. Note: All G-STEP, LLC Gang Graffiti, Markings & Tattoo Identification services are confidentially maintained. All opinions will be conducted by agreed site visit(s), personal evaluation and/or digital photographs of body markings and/or graffiti in question which will be provided by the requesting contractor. EXPERT GANG TESTIMONY & OPINIONS: After any successful gang arrest, it is vital for prosecution to select the most knowledgeable and proficient expert witness to assist in legal proceedings. With over twenty years of experience in gang identification and training law enforcement on identification, education & suppression, G-STEP founder, Edwin L. Santana has been utilized by state and federal prosecution to bring an understandable testament of specific street/prison gang history, identifiers, criminal activity and criminal trends that is vital in connecting the organization’s fingerprint to the case. Edwin L. Santana has provided expert witness testimony in multiple state and federal cases and can provide a curriculum vitae of his experiences upon request MEDIA & INTERVIEW REQUESTS: As the effects of the gang culture impacts our safety and gang related incidents occur throughout the world, many individuals viewing these incidents begin to question the how, why, and where of gang culture. In assisting in answering these tough questions, G-STEP, LLC founder has interviewed, assisted and/or written articles as a gang specialist for various national/international news and media outlets including; History Channel’s “Gangland: Blood Oath” season 1 & “Gangland: One Blood” season 2 & “Gangland: Better Off Dead” season 6 1010 WINNS AM New Radio Washington Post Newspaper Telemundo 47’s “Mara Salvatrucha; 3-Part Investigative Special” “Milwaukee Mob” Talk Radio Gotham Newspaper Fox News’ “Giraldo Rivera At Large” New Jersey Star Ledger Newspaper Biography Channel’s “Gangsters” America’s Most Evil” Philadelphia Inquirer Newspaper “The Jersey Beat” Talk Radio NJ Corrections Now Magazine Note: Members of the media who wish to contact G-STEP, LLC are encouraged to go to the “Contact Us” section of this website to submit questions and/or requests.
G-STEP, LLC P.O.BOX 521 1 Bank Street Rockaway, NJ 07866