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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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How Tablets are Helping Us Clean Up Our Prison

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Voluntary Exposure in Jails & Prisons–Do your policies protect you?

By Expert : Tate McCotter Correctional officers regularly deal with ...
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Register to Attend JAILCON17 South 

JAILCON17 in New Orleans, originally scheduled for August 28-30, 2017, was postponed due to Hurricane Harvey.  We are pleased to announced that the conference has been rescheduled for December 5-7, 2017.  JAILCON was created to offer legal-based training on the hottest corrections issues– taught by the most recognized corrections instructors and experts in the country.  JAILCON is the perfect opportunity for sheriffs, jail administrators and other decision makers to learn how to proactively defend against liability or adverse publicity, and to give officers and staff the training they need to help run a constitutionally-safe facility. Register today to attend JAILCON17 South in New Orleans.

New ICE Detainer Policy

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...

Enroll today in NIJO's most popular online training course

Prisoner Searches 2 Credit Hours Description:  The purpose of this course is to provide Administrators, Supervisors, and Deputies/Officers an overview of prisoner searches. Searching prisoners’ property, personal searches, cell searches, cross-gender searches, and visitor searches are among the topics discussed.  Enroll today!
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