NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR JAIL OPERATIONS

PROFESSIONAL JAIL CERTIFICATION

General Requirements


All applicants, regardless of NIJO Certification designation, must meet the following requirements and provide the associated proofs of documentation as follows:


  • Applicant must have no felony convictions. Provide the following form of documentation:
  • Letter from agency administrator on agency letterhead with dates of employment and lack of felony
  • Applicant must not have been dishonorably discharged from the U.S. military (for U.S. veterans only) Provide the following form of documentation (if applicable):
  • Copy of DD-214 form; if in the Reserves show proof of status
  • Applicant must have a clear record of disciplinary action from any state, province or territory, or licensing or certification board within the past 10 years nor subject under any such investigation. Provide the following form of documentation:
  • Letter from agency administrator on agency letterhead confirming the requirement is met.


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Professional Certification

General Requirements



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