Career Center
  Listen to our Podcast Series featuring Jail Administrators, as well as a variety of webcasts.
AJA Establishes COVID-19 Relief Fund
The American Jail Association, in conjunction with its generous business partners, has established a Corrections Officer 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 Officer Relief Fund committee to determine eligibility and award amount.

To donate to the fund, click here

iConnect Moderated Discussion Forum Now Open to Corrections Field
In an effort to allow all corrections professionals to communicate with their peers during this outbreak, AJA has opened its moderated, online member forum iConnect to the entire field.
A forum member asked: Has anyone dealt with the use of a temporary kitchen set up? Read the thread.


Questions about how the cancellation of AJA's 39th Annual Conference & Jail Expo will affect you? 

See our FAQs for attendees, exhibitors and presenters.



Reopening Readiness:
A Panel Discussion




& Workplace

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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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. 
Are you looking for a career in corrections or looking to hire correction professionals?
                                   Check out our Career Center.
         Post a career, search for a career, look at "Why Corrections?" and more.


We are postponing our Events. The postponement is out of concern for your safety due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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