Chuck Schoville is the training coordinator for the Arizona Department of Public Safety State Gang Task Force (GIITEM).
Chuck Schoville also served as the training coordinator for the Rocky Mountain Information Network (RMIN / Phoenix, Arizona) from 2008 – 2012, which is one of six geographically located Regional Information Sharing System (RISS) projects. The RMIN region includes eight states and three Canadian provinces.
Prior to joining RMIN in April of 2008, Chuck served as a Tempe Police Officer / Police Sergeant for a twenty six year period. Chuck supervised the Tempe Police Department Gang Unit for approximately fifteen years. Chuck was a member of the Tempe Police Department Tactical Operations Team, where he served for over twenty three years as the Hostage Negotiations Team Sergeant. During his tenure as team leader, Chuck was responsible for the creation of a network of Hostage Negotiation teams from throughout Arizona, and was involved in numerous high profile tactical operations, including the Lewis prison siege.
Chuck also works with a Hawaiian based literacy program that emphasizes the development of parenting skills to incarcerated Polynesian male inmates, which includes a large amount of inmates that belong to Security Threat Groups (STG’s)
Chuck is the President of the Arizona Gang Investigators Association (www.ArizonaGIA.com) and is also the current President of the International Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Investigators Association (www.IOMGIA.net), and is the Western United States Vice-President of the National Alliance of Gang Investigator Associations (www.NAGIA.org). During Chuck’s career with the Tempe, Arizona Police Department, he specialized in the supervision of investigations of major gang organizations, which has included numerous investigations of Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs (OMG’s) as well as numerous criminal street gangs/organizations.
Chuck graduated from Northern Arizona University with a BS in Education.