Welcome to our New Website

The American Jail Association welcomes you to our brand new website!
The new aja.org gives you a fresh design, cutting-edge functionality, member-exclusive content, and an innovative management system for our members--you'll be able to login from the homepage. If you're a member logging in for the first time, click here for instructions.

With our very friendly staff, this is a place where professionals, visitors, and media can learn about local corrections. At AJA, we look forward to welcoming you and providing you with an educational experience.

In The News

February 8, 2017 — Maryland Court of Appeals: Defendants can't be held in jail because they can't afford bail — Maryland's highest court adopted a landmark rule Tuesday aimed at ending the practice of holding criminal defendants in jail before trial when they cannot afford bail.

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Educate yourself with our regional training seminars, webinars, regional leadership academies, online learning and the Annual Conference & Jail Expo.

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Elevate your career with an AJA Certification for Jail Officers (CJO), Jail Managers (CJM), and Correctional Trainers (CCT).

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Exchange and receive industry information with your peers through AJA's newsletter AJAlert, American Jails magazine, and online forum iConnect.

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AJA's 36th Annual Conference & Jail Expo
April 9-12, 2017 — Orlando, Florida

Registration & Housing are open for the AJA Annual Conference & Jail Expo! Plan to join us in Orlando, Florida from April 9-12, 2017 for high quality training and education, networking, and access to the newest products in jail management.

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Please review the Workshop ScheduleConference Preview Guide to see the latest in local corrections training to enhance and expand your professional growth.

Due to high demand, housing is nearly sold out at the Orlando World Center Marriott. Additional rooms have been added for attendees at the Fairfield Inn. For more information abour housing, click here.

AJA Working For You

What resources do you need to do your job better or to boost your organization’s performance? The answer varies widely, depending on the challenge at hand. The American Jail Association provides you with resources to assist you in your work:

•  Product & Service Directory
•  Learning Partners

Coming Events

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