Welcome to the website of the American Jail Association. My name is Wayne Dicky and I am proud to serve as your President.
This website is provided to give you the resources you need. You can contact peers in the field, find training opportunities; learn how to become certified, and research correctional product suppliers. You can also learn more about our association.
The staff and elected Board of Directors of the American Jail Association are here to serve jail professionals and I welcome you to contact us with any questions, concerns, or suggestions.
I encourage you consider joining AJA. Together, we can fulfill our “mission statement,” to band together those interested in local jails; Advancing professionalism; proving leadership; and serving as the voice of local jails in America.
American Jail Association
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