Utah Sheriffs’ Association Response to News Media Discussion of Jail Suicides

Utah Sheriffs’ Association Response to News Media Discussion of Jail Suicides
Jun15

Editor’s Note:  The following letter was written in response to recent negative accusations from the news media in and ACLU in Utah. by Gary W. DeLand,  Jail Operations Director, Utah Sheriffs’ Association The ACLU and the several media outlets have developed a sudden interest in a problem which is hardly new and which has been grappled with for decades not only by jail officials, but also by professionals in many different...

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AG Sessions Orders Tougher Prison Sentences
as the ‘Right and Moral Thing to Do’

AG Sessions Orders Tougher Prison Sentences as the ‘Right and Moral Thing to Do’
May12

The most “serious” crimes are determined by which offenses carry the longest sentences, according to guidelines. The policy shift is intended to advance public safety and promote respect and consistency for the legal system, Sessions said today during public remarks, adding that it is the “the right and moral thing to do.” “I trust our prosecutors in the field to make good judgments,” he said. “They...

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New ICE Detainer Policy

New ICE Detainer Policy
Mar28

ICE has formally announced a significant change in its detainee policy.  Immigration officers must establish probable cause before issuing a detainer with federal, state, local or tribal LEA.  Documentation required for all detainers issued must be accompanied by a completed and signed I-200 Form (Warrant for Arrest of Alien) or a completed and signed I-205 Form (Warrant of Removal/Deportation).  This is effective April 2, 2017. ...

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Jail Achieves National Accreditation

Jail Achieves National Accreditation
Feb01

The NIJO accreditation process requires agencies pursing accreditation to provide policies and documented proofs of compliance to ascertain their policies meet requirements of the law and that they are being practiced and followed. There were 594 applicable legal based guidelines, specific to correctional case law governing the state of Indiana, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, Supreme Court rulings and federal acts and regulations...

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DACOTA (Detention & Corrections Online Training Academy)

DACOTA (Detention & Corrections Online Training Academy)
Jan15

Detention and Corrections Online Training Academy: DACOTA provides jail administrators and supervisors the most interactive and engaging online jail training available. The curriculum is based on current case law, with videos and real-life scenarios, and is unlike any online training ever created for corrections…Learn...

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NIJO Legal-Based
Jail Guidelines

NIJO Legal-BasedJail Guidelines
Jan10

Policies, procedures and training must be centered and built around current case law and state statutes. While that may sound easy to implement, most administrators do not have the time, resources or ability to research applicable case law. Further damaging, training is often based on best practices rather than case law. ….Learn...

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