Bazzel Baz

Bazzel Baz

Bazzel Baz is a Citadel Graduate, former U.S. Marine counter-terrorism Officer, CIA Intelligence Special Operations Group Officer, Film and Television Writer/Producer and founder of the Association for the Recovery of Children (ARC).

Alex "Buggs" Marentes

Alex “Buggs” Marentes

Alex is the founder and owner of the Borderland Beat Project that gathers information about the Mexican Drug Cartel War and shares the information in the popular worldwide blog,

Agent John L. Carr

John L. Carr

SA Carr with the ATF became a patched member of the Mongols OMG during Operation Black Rain.

Robert Altamonte

Robert Almonte

Former United States Marshal for the Western District of Texas and the author of two published books: The Evolution of Narcotics Investigations and Managing Covert Operations. Produced thetraining video: Patron Saints of the Mexican Drug Underworld.

2022 NM Gang Conference Registration is Now OPEN

Registration is now OPEN for the New Mexico Gang Conference presented by the NM Gang Taskforce.

Once again it will be hosted at the Santa Ana Star Casino on May 2-4, 2022 with early sign-in on Sunday, May 1. See the sidebar for more information about room discounts. Please keep an eye out on our website, social media pages (Twitter, Instagram and Facebook) for further information regarding fundraising, contests, and giveaways.

If you have any questions or concerns please email us at

Thank You,
The New Mexico Gang Task Force Training Committee

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2019 NM Gang Conference Challenge Coin
2019 Challenge Coin
2020 NM Gang Conference Challenge Coin
2020 Challenge Coin

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Cost: $125 per attendee

Conference: May 2-4, 2022

Early Sign-In: May 1, 2022

Santa Ana Star Casino Hotel

Use code 2257 when making reservations for our special room rate.

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54 Jemez Dam Rd
Santa Ana Pueblo
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COVID Policy Updated

Masks are now optional for all guests, but the hotel will require a temperature screening upon entering the facility. They are also encouraging social distancing. They will not be requiring proof of vaccination.

Who May Attend

​Attendance is limited to those who work directly for public safety agencies, first responders and city, county, state or federal departments. Identification is required. NMGTF reserves the right to refuse ineligible attendees. Agency Identification will be REQUIRED at the time of check in.

Officer Darian Jarrott
EOW 2/4/2021
All Honor to His Name