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Welcome to National Institute for Jail Operations

Legal-Based Resources for Agencies and Professionals serving in the Corrections Field

The National Institute for Jail Operations (NIJO) is dedicated to serving those who operate jails, detention and correctional facilities across the country.  NIJO recognizes and understands the enormous liability and increasing litigation facing administrators.  We provide a compilation of legal-based resources and information to assist agencies in making facilities safer and more secure, helping you proactively defend against frivolous litigation to protect against adverse publicity and liability.

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I Am Possible – A Program by the City of North Las Vegas Community Corrections Center

by Joshua Arnold, Director of Operations National Institute for ...
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Legal Advisory Alert: Justice Catalyst Law (JCL)

June 23, 2022 BACKGROUND. An organization called Justice Catalyst ...
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NCO Week – Central Region Jail Tour

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NCO Week – Arizona Jail Tour

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Kansas Supervisory Training

The Kansas Jail Training Academy (KJTA) continues to operate successfully ...
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Why We Need to Defend Qualified Immunity in Jails

By Tate McCotter, Executive Director National Institute for Jail ...
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Legal Advisory Alert from WSSA and NIJO

NIJO and WSSA are analyzing JCL's intentions, letter contents and distribution patterns, and is analyzing potential outcomes which might affect the operations, policy and potential litigation liability exposure for corrections agencies across the country.  Read alert here.
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Central Region Corrections Awards

Several individuals who have demonstrated dedication and excellence in the corrections profession throughout their careers were recognized during an Awards Luncheon held in conjunction with JAILCON22 Central Regional Conference on Thursday, October 13th, 2022.  Read more.
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