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



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
Nov
9
Wed
all-day Legal Issues Overview for Admins... @ TBD
Legal Issues Overview for Admins... @ TBD
Nov 9 – Nov 11 all-day
This training educates participants on the development of risk assessment strategies for managing daily shift operations. It provides background on current case law issues and decisions impacting detention management. Participants also learn how to assess Continue Reading
Nov
14
Mon
all-day Inmate Hearing & Progressive Dis... @ Anderson Campus of TriCounty Technical College
Inmate Hearing & Progressive Dis... @ Anderson Campus of TriCounty Technical College
Nov 14 – Nov 15 all-day
This two day seminar provides participants with an understanding of how inmate discipline should be conducted. The instructors review Federal case law and how it relates to due process in inmate disciplinary hearings. Seminar participants Continue Reading

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