Welcome!

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.

Best Regards,
Wayne Dicky
President
American Jail Association

Coming Events



Sep
21
Wed
2:00 pm Webinar: ” Beliefs, Biases, an... @ Online Webinar
Webinar: ” Beliefs, Biases, an... @ Online Webinar
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
// Dr. Garner offers a new perspective on the topic that helps us to rethink our concept of criticism. // Experts agree that one of the most important characteristics of effective leadership is trying to Continue Reading
Sep
27
Tue
all-day PREA – Operations – Atlanta, Geo... @ Courtyard Atlanta Airport West
PREA – Operations – Atlanta, Geo... @ Courtyard Atlanta Airport West
Sep 27 – Sep 28 all-day
This two-day class includes an historical perspective of The Prison Rape Elimination Act and how and why it has become part of the operations of confinement facilities.   The dynamics of sexual abuse of inmates in Continue Reading
Oct
3
Mon
all-day Agitated Chaotic Events: Managem... @ Kahl Building
Agitated Chaotic Events: Managem... @ Kahl Building
Oct 3 all-day
This training opportunity provides participants with a full understanding of how to recognize the predetermining factors for a potential victim of Sudden In-Custody Death Syndrome (SICDS) within the Law Enforcement setting, the methods of inmate Continue Reading
Oct
6
Thu
2:00 pm Webinar: Use of Force Update – H... @ Online Webinar
Webinar: Use of Force Update – H... @ Online Webinar
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This session will discuss the issues that we face in corrections re: the use of force and how you can manage your risk in 2016. CLICK HERE FOR THE REGISTRATION FORM      
Oct
17
Mon
all-day Managing Risk With Objective Jai... @ Multnomah County Inverness Jail
Managing Risk With Objective Jai... @ Multnomah County Inverness Jail
Oct 17 – Oct 19 all-day
This seminar provides participants with a full understanding of 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 Continue Reading

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