Recruitment & Retention Summit
October 12 - 14, 2022 | Columbus, OH

Join us for a 3-day comprehensive summit designed to introduce new strategies, ideas, and habits to increase recruitment and retention. Improving the effectiveness of your jail’s recruitment and retention efforts requires innovative strategies and leadership. Join other jail professionals for AJA’s national summit highlighting proven programs that will bolster your staffing levels. Topics will include health and wellness, management skills and creative recruitment and retention strategies that get results. Facilitated networking opportunities, such as roundtables, will also be available for sharing best practices.

Building Officer Resilience and Generational Leaders to Recruit, Retain, and Motivate

August 29 - 30, 2022 | Lee's Summit, MO

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 to register for this two-day workshop, we will first work to understand the reasons behind the major issues facing our profession. Is your agency fully staffed? Is everyone excited to come to work every day? Or do you look around and wonder how you are going to staff the facility? Or what can be done to further develop a resilient workforce that has been stretched to its limit? Or what you can do either as a formal (with rank) or informal (without rank) leader to build a more positive workplace that truly fulfills the mission of your organization?



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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.

2022 Need to Know Legal Issues For Corrections Professionals
Recorded on June 29, 2022  

Corrections is a challenging and rapidly changing profession. This informative webinar focused on the latest developments in legal issues that impact staff, offenders, and facilities. Topics discussed included recent case law, statutory requirements, and operational strategies, and commonly litigated issues.

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Email Lori Bachtell or 
call (301) 857-2620




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