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

September 23, 2016 — House Passes Reauthorization of JJDPA; Focus Returns to Senate? — The House passed the Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act (HR 5963) by 382-29, just two weeks after the long-sought bipartisan bill was introduced.
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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

Budget now 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.

Registration opens this November. Look for the Conference Preview Guide to be mailed with your November/December issue of American Jails.

In the meantime, please review the Conference Schedule and Workshop Overview to see the latest in local corrections training to enhance and expand your professional growth.

Tell Your Story

Innovative approaches and solutions that address operations, staff training and retention, inmate programming, health care, and other equally important issues are being developed in jail facilities across the Nation. Your own facility may have put into place a successful policy, procedure, or program that could be replicated by other correctional agencies. Well here’s your chance to tell your story!

Send your agency's press releases and article submissions to Steve Custer at stevec@aja.org in order to be featured in the weekly email newsletter AJAlert, American Jails Magazine, and AJA's Social Media.

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