Do you have a great story to tell? Perhaps a story about a particular problem your agency solved and how you solved it? 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!

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's Conference & Jail Expo

Registration Opened on
Nov. 8, 2021
Housing Opens on
Nov. 17, 2021

The purpose of this information is to make sure that correctional administrators and health care teams are aware of a specific indication for the use of MCAb in correctional settings addressed in the modified EUA. 


& 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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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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