G-STEP, LLC GANG SUPPRESSION THROUGH EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
Edwin L. Santana G-STEP, LLC Founder & President Gang & Graffiti Specialist
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With     over     twenty     years     of     law     enforcement experience,   Edwin   L.   Santana   is   a   founding   member of      the      Morris      County      Sheriff’s      Office      Gang Intelligence    Unit    which    was    founded    on    October 2000.    In    March    2002,    Santana    became    the    first Morris   County   correctional   officer   to   be   assigned   to the     Morris     County     Prosecutor’s     Office     (MCPO) Special   Enforcement   Unit,   as   he   was   detailed   to   their fugitive   and   narcotics   unit.   From   November   2007   September    2010,    Edwin    L.    Santana    accepted    his fourth   assignment   to   the   MCPO   and   was   detailed   to their   Intelligence   Crime   Task   Force   (ICTF)   to   develop, train,    and    assist    members    of    the    Morris    County Prosecutor’s   Office   in   the   recognition   of   New   Jersey street gangs. 
Edwin   L.   Santana   is   a   graduate   of   the   Passaic   County   Police   Academy   and   is   Method   of Instruction   (MOI)   certified.   Since   2008,   Santana   has   had   the   honor   of   being   utilized   by the   Morris   County   Public   Safety   Training   Academy   as   an   instructor   for   the   academy recruits   training   under   the   New   Jersey   Police   Training   Commission   (PTC)   Basic   Police   and Basic   Correctional   Classes.   Edwin   L.   Santana   has   lectured   to   approximately   46,000   civic and   law   enforcement   personnel   throughout   the   United   States.   Santana’s   knowledge   on street   and   prison   gang   culture,   trends,   and   identification   has   led   him   to   be   utilized   by various   national   law   enforcement   and   civilian   agencies,   organizations,   associations,   and educational     establishments     throughout     twenty-eight     states.     Edwin     L.     Santana’s       understanding   of   gang   history,   trends   and   identification   has   been   requested   by   New York    based    National    Football    League    teams,    1010    WINNS    AM            News        Radio;          Telemundo         47;         Fox         News’         “Giraldo         Rivera         At         Large”;         Biography      Channel’s           “Gangsters”            America’s            Most            Evil”            season            2;            and            the            History            Channel’s     “Gangland:         Blood         Oath”         season         1,         “Gangland:         One         Blood”         season         2,         and        “Gangland:  Better   Off   Dead”   season   6. Edwin   L.      Santana   is   presently   the   East   Coast   Gang   Investigators   Association’s   (ECGIA) New   Jersey   Chapter   President   (2018-Present)   and   oversees   its   membership   and   training within    the    Garden    State.    Prior    to    this,    he    was    the    International    Latino    Gangs Investigators   Association   (ILGIA)   Vice   President   (2010-2013)   and   held   the   responsibility of   overseeing   its   many   chapters   that   included   the   Unites   States,   Mexico,   El   Salvador, Guatemala,    Honduras    and    Spain.    In    2006,    Edwin    L.    Santana    became    an    original Executive   Board   Member   for   the   New   Jersey   Gang   Investigators   Association   (NJGIA)   and eventually    was    appointed    as    the    NJGIA    Vice    President    of    Training    (2013-2015). Currently,   Edwin   L.   Santana   continues   his   individualized   training   for   the   civilian   and   law enforcement    communities    throughout    the    Unites    States    under    the    Morris    County Sheriff’s Office and/or his G-STEP, LLC banner.