Welcome!

Welcome to your American Jail Association website. I am Jamie Clayton, and it is my privilege to serve as your President for the next year.

Designed to be navigated easily, our website can provide you with the resources you need. Here, you will find contacts in the field, training locations, how to become certified, and vendor information. Or you can simply familiarize yourself with our association and how we may assist you.

The American Jail Association staff and Board of Directors are here to serve you and all the jails across our great Nation. We represent the smallest of jails to the largest. Please feel free to contact us with any questions, concerns, and suggestions.

We stand by our “mission statement,” to focus exclusively on supporting the professionals who staff and operate our Nation’s jails, and we encourage you to become involved in our association. Together we can represent corrections professionals in all capacities and be the “go-to place” for jail resources.

Best Regards,
Jamie L. Clayton CJM
President
American Jail Association

Coming Events



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Jun
1
Mon
all-day Legal Issues In Today’s Jail – C... @ Public Safety Training Facility
Legal Issues In Today’s Jail – C... @ Public Safety Training Facility
Jun 1 – Jun 2 all-day
This two-day seminar addresses key legal issues facing jails today as well as Supreme Court decisions of the last 12 months. The most recent court rulings are explained with an emphasis on how they affect Continue Reading
Jun
8
Mon
all-day The Principles and Dynamics of D... @ Crowne Plaza Hotel Orlando Downtown
The Principles and Dynamics of D... @ Crowne Plaza Hotel Orlando Downtown
Jun 8 – Jun 9 all-day
Your participation in this two-day seminar will enhance your understanding of the impact of the nine principles and dynamics of direct supervision management. Originally introduced over thirty years ago in the US Bureau of Prisons Continue Reading
Jun
22
Mon
all-day Inmate Hearing & Progressive Dis... @ Kern County Sheriff's Office
Inmate Hearing & Progressive Dis... @ Kern County Sheriff's Office
Jun 22 – Jun 23 all-day
This two day seminar provides participants with an understanding of how inmate discipline should be conducted. The instructors review Federal case law and how it relates to due process in inmate disciplinary hearings. Seminar participants Continue Reading
Jun
24
Wed
all-day Searching for the Truth: Conduc... @ Hyatt Place Austin Arboretum
Searching for the Truth: Conduc... @ Hyatt Place Austin Arboretum
Jun 24 – Jun 25 all-day
This seminar discusses how the methods of objective inmate classification meet the legal standard of “duty to protect.” It demonstrates the methods of risk and needs assessment that begins at the point of arrest and Continue Reading
Jul
13
Mon
all-day Advanced Effective Communication... @ Drury Inn & Suites Convention Center
Advanced Effective Communication... @ Drury Inn & Suites Convention Center
Jul 13 – Jul 14 all-day
The Advanced Effective Communication for Correction Supervisors is an intensive two day interactive workshop designed to provide participants an opportunity to explore communication alternatives, learn how to intervene appropriately and apply communication skills to effectively Continue Reading
Jul
22
Wed
all-day Summit in the Mountains: The Sta... @ Colorado Mountain College
Summit in the Mountains: The Sta... @ Colorado Mountain College
Jul 22 – Jul 24 all-day
As the large succession in jail leadership begins, the principles of direct supervision inmate management are being challenged daily. Is this a time of hats and bats and lasers and Tasers? Or can we re-establish Continue Reading

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