AJA's Conference & Jail Expo at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center in Long Beach, California from May 21 - 25, 2022 can provide you with the tools to better operate and support both your facility and your professional development. Click on one of the quick link icons above for additional information.

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.

Do You Have A Story To Tell?

Telling your story in "American Jails" magazine could help others in the industry who are experiencing the same things. Visit this link to see the publication guidelines and submit your article!


           JMCC VACANCY

Are you a Certified Jail Manager committed to the continued excellence of our certification program? 
Would you like to invest energy and expertise to the field of local corrections? 
Click here for more information on our upcoming JMCC vacancy.
Deadline to apply is
February 18, 2022.


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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.
AJA's 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.  


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