What's Your Story?

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 click here to e-mail Sandra Lunsford.


BJS to conduct 2019 Census of Jails

In August, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) plans to conduct the 2019 Census of Jails (COJ), the only national effort devoted to enumerating all jails in the United States and the population they supervise. The collection enables BJS, jail administrators, legislators, researchers, and jail planners to track changes to the number of jails and their capacities, as well as in the demographics and supervision status of the jail population and the prevalence of crowding. Read more.

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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Email Phishing Scam Alert: Please use caution when opening attachments in emails from American Jail Staff. Due to a recent “Disputed Payment” type of email phishing scam, many emails are being sent with potentially harmful attachments falsely using AJA’s staff email addresses. In order to protect our members, all legitimate invoices from the American Jail Association will be sent as both as an attachment and will be visible in the body of the email.

  




There are more than 3,500 local jails and correctional institutions throughout the United States.
The American Jail Association offers a career resource center for any individual who is seeking
a position in the corrections field.  Successful candidates possess superior skills, integrity, and
knowledge. 

Do you want to post a career position?  Log onto your AJA Profile
look under "Bookmarks" and select "My Job Listings"

Looking for a New Career or Career Change?
Be sure to check out our Career Center postings.

 

 

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