Do you have a story to share? An experience that can help others? For every success, for every failure,
for every lesson learned, there is a story to be told.
Innovative approaches and solutions that address operations, staff training and retention, inmate
programming, healthcare, and other equally important issues are being developed in jail facilities across the Nation.
Now is the time to consider penning an article in American Jails magazine to tell your story… how you went
from having a problem to how you found a solution. Your experiences and expertise can greatly assist
individual agencies in particular, and the field of local corrections in general.
For more information about submitting an article or guest editorial, please review our submission guidelines here, or contact Sandra Lunsford at email@example.com.
Sheriffs to receive money from Louisiana's prison system overhaulFebruary 20 — Louisiana sheriffs who already receive money for housing state prisoners are likely to receive a good chunk of the estimated $262 million--possibly more--the state expects to save over the next decade as a result of reducing its prison population. Jimmy LeBlanc, Department of Public Safety and Corrections secretary, said he wants to hand over at least some of the savings from lowering Louisiana's highest-in-the-world incarceration rate to sheriffs so they can provide more services to state inmates housed in local jails. He wants sheriffs to offer educational programming, drug treatment, vocational skill classes and other services that state prisons currently offer. ... Read more.
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.
Preconference complimentary workshops are on Saturday, April 21. Space is limited for these workshops, so review the workshop information and select the one you want to attend when you register. The official start of the conference workshops is on Sunday, April 22.
Conference registration and housing are open now!
This conference is now STC certified for California attendees - 04112901.
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