Call for Presentations

Submit your Workshop to AJA for the 2018 Annual Conference & Jail Expo, April 21-25, in Sacramento, California!
AJA's Annual Conference & Jail Expo is the only national event that focuses exclusively on local jails & detention facilities. We invite you to submit thought-provoking, educational workshops that cover current topics, trends, and innovative programs and strategies that affect or can impact our Nation's jails.

Workshops are intended to provide attendees with training, professional development, and actionable takeaways to continue to improve careers and facility.

Click here to submit your workshop today!

In The News

June 22, 2017 — Get out of Jail Free — On any given day there are around half a million people detained in American jails without being convicted of a crime. One big reason for this is America's unique system of cash 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 Annual Conference & Jail Expo

Thank you to all of the attendees, presenters, exhibitors, and sponsors who made the 36th Annual Conference & Jail Expo in Orlando, Florida possible. Look for a full recap in the July/August issue of American Jails.

Plan to join us in Sacramento, California from April 21-25, 2018 for AJA’s next groundbreaking conference with high quality training and education, networking, and access to the newest products in jail management.

Conference registration and housing open in late 2017.


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

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