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Monday, May 4, 2020

Objective Jail Classification and Beyond

Start Date: 5/4/2020 8:00 AM EDT
End Date: 5/6/2020 5:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: Sheriff's Admin Building, Room 180

Organization Name: American Jail Association

Lori Bachtell
Email: lorib@aja.org
Phone: (301) 857-2620

Sponsor: Pinellas County Sheriff's Office

Objective Jail Classification and Beyond
Hosted by: Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
Instructors: Major Amanda Lambert and Major Sam Davis

This workshop provides participants with best business practices that are supported through research, evidence and case law in implementing an objective jail classification process.  The workshop will begin with a basic overview of the fundamentals of OJC and will advance into housing plans for special populations, needs assessments, reclassification of offenders, disciplinary infractions, keep separates, gangs, protective custody, programming, re-entry and sustainability of an implemented Objective Jail Classification process. The workshop will guide participants in the development of policies, procedures and data collection relevant to classification, reclassification and housing plans.The workshop will identify stakeholders that can provide funding, leadership, training and programs to support a progressive approach to mitigating risk. Attendees will be provided a case study to classify, house, re-classify, and provide programs and re-entry services during this 3-day workshop .

At the end of this course, participants will:
  • Understand the correlation between identifying risk and need with reducing liability
  • Identify valid criteria to assess risk
  • Understand the components of an Inmate Behavior Management process
  • Correlate the need of data collecting relevant to an inmate housing plan
  • Develop an action plan through an agency self-evaluation
Who Should Attend? Jail administrators, sheriffs, training personnel, security staff and staff with classification and early release responsibilities.
*basic understanding of Objective Jail Classification*

Tuiton: $445 Members  $495 Non-Members

Training Location:
Sheriff's Administration Building, Room 180
10750 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL 33778

Attendees are responsible for all transportation, hotel accommodations, meals, etc.
A minimum number of participants are needed to hold our workshop.  You may cancel up to five business days prior to the Professional Development workshop .  No refunds will be given for cancellations received five or less business days before the class.  All cancellations are subject to a $50 service fee.  Your cancellation must be received in writing via fax or e-mail.  Substitutions are acceptable.  "No Shows" will be charged at the applicable rate. It is strongly recommened that participants DO NOT purchase airline tickets without first contacting AJA to confirm program availability.  Workshops begin at 8:00 AM and usually go until 4:00 PM (unless otherwise noted).

Online registration is currently unavailable. Please contact us via email or phone for assistance.


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