AJA Offering On Demand Conference Library 

If you were unable to attend AJA's Virtual Conference & Jail Expo in April, you can take advantage of a unique training opportunity.

Sixty workshops from AJA’s Virtual Conference & Jail Expo in April are available in an on demand library until April 15, 2022. Access to all workshops, as well as several conference presentations, including the keynote address and President’s Initiative discussion, is available for a one-time fee of $150.

Workshop topics include staff wellness; leadership; medical and mental health; security and technology; legal issues; classification and housing; and inmate management.

Subscribe to the library here.

AJA Establishes COVID-19 Staff Relief Fund

 The American Jail Association, in conjunction with its generous business partners, has established a Corrections Staff Relief Fund to assist those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 To be considered for assistance, complete the application form and submit it, along with a letter from your jail administrator or sheriff confirming your eligibility.  

 All applications will be evaluated by the AJA Corrections Staff Relief Fund committee to determine eligibility and award amount.

AJA's Conference & Jail Expo

Housing & Registration opens in the Fall!


AJA is accepting applications for the first class of the Jail Executive Institute. JEI is limited to 25 participants. Apply today! 
Click here for more information on the application process.


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Listen to podcasts, view webinars and videos, and review agencies' policies and preparedness plans.

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& Wellness

Explore ways to manage stress, resilience tips and tools, relaxation techniques, and family activities.

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Discover public assistance programs, grants, and read FEMA's Daily Updates and CDC's Fact Sheet.

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Let AJA Connect You to Job Listings & Resources

There are more than 3,500 local jails and detention centers in 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. 

Are you looking for a career in corrections or looking to hire correction professionals? Check out our Career CenterPost a career, search for a career, look at "Why Corrections?" and more.
Trends and Challenges in Inmate Litigation
Speaker: Professor Margo Schlanger
Sponsored by: LexisNexis

This pre-recorded webinar was sponsored by  LexisNexis on June 16, 2021 and offers insights and perspective on the most common legal issues facing sheriffs and jail administrators today. The session starts with information about overall trends in inmate litigation filings and outcomes , including variation by state. Then it will explore recent hot topics and commonly litigated issues.

To access the webinar, click below and enter the follow passcode when prompted: J60h&pN+ 



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