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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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JAILCON23 Southern Region Corrections Professionals Awards

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JAILCON23 Southern Regional Conference Summary

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Be Prepared for Your Deposition: The Dos and Don’ts

Is your agency getting sued?  Have you been called ...
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Why We Need to Defend Qualified Immunity in Jails

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JAILCON23 Western Regional Conference Summary

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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.

Join us for the 2nd Season of "The Shakedown"

To kick of the 2nd Season of "The Shakedown", Podcast Host, Warden Aaron Dawson, heads to Arizona for a 2-part SPECIAL EDITION on the border crisis.  If you don't think you're affected by the border crisis--THINK AGAIN.  "85% of all illegal narcotics come from the southwest border".    Listen/watch now.
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The series of Truth About Drugs courses have been designed so anyone can learn the truth about drugs.  The Way to Happiness free online course points the way to a better, happier and more fulfilling life for the individual and those around him.  For more information contact Sandra Lucas at email or call 801-577-1251.
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