Certified Jail Supervisor


The Certified Jail Supervisor certification is for mid-level managers.  Candidates are tested on their general knowledge regarding:
  • Management / Professional Issues
  • Inmate Management
  • Communications
  • Environment / Equipment
  • Special Populations
  • Support Services



Andrea Alexander, CJS
Collier County
Sheriff's Office.
Larry Woods, CJS
Baldwin County
Sheriff's Office


Although general knowledge of the experienced jail supervisor and familiarity with current practices are what is required to pass the examination, the CJS Resource Guide will be of some assistance in preparing for the examination. The list of resources is neither all-inclusive nor exhaustive.

For more information regarding any of the American Jail Association's certification programs, send an email to our Certification Department: