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NIJO Case Brief: Barnes v. Ahlman , 591 U. S. ____ (2020)

By Tate McCotter, NIJO Executive Director   Case Title and Date: Barnes v. Ahlman , 591 U. S. ____ (2020), No. 20A19; Application for emergency stay to the United States Supreme Court; Decided August 5, 2020. Facts:   The administration and operations of Orange County Jail is overseen by Sheriff Don Barnes (Defendant, et al.). …

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Al Robertson and John Godwin Visit NIJO

     On July 28, 2020, the NIJO team had the opportunity to spend time with our JAILCON 20/20 Keynote Speakers, Al Robertson and John Godwin of Duck Dynasty.  Al and John came to NIJO headquarters to do some recon in preparation for their JAILCON 20/20 Keynote Address. During their visit they had the…

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National Institute for Jail Operations and The Foundation for a Drug-Free World Announce Strategic Partnership

The National Institute for Jail Operations (NIJO) and The Foundation for a Drug-Free World (FDFW) are pleased to announce a strategic partnership to address the serious and significant issues caused by the use of drugs.  Effective immediately, NIJO and FDFW will work together to provide jails across the United States valuable information and resources about…

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NIJO Legal-BasedJail Guidelines

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 more…

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