Alabama Basic Corrections (ABC) Academy – Live Training (Session #1)

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Alabama Basic Corrections (ABC) Academy – Live Training (Session #1)

May 8 @ 8:00 am - May 10 @ 5:00 pm


Recognizing the need to provide legal-based, quality training for line level staff throughout the state of Alabama, Alabama Jail Administrators’ Council (AJAC) and National Institute for Jail Operations (NIJO) developed the Alabama Basic Corrections Academy. ABC Academy offers 72 hours of training combining online (pre-requisite) training with live training taught by some of the top experts in corrections.

There are two live sessions being offered this year.  Session #1 of the live portion of the ABC Academy, will take place May 8-10, 2023, in Pell City, AL, and will offer 37 credit hours of legal-based training developed by AJAC in partnership with NIJO.

Topics covered include:

  • Use of Force (22 Hours)
    Handcuffing, inmate searches
    Taser and Chemical Aerosol
    Use and Application of Restraints
    Defensive Tactics
    Use of Force
  • Decision Management (11 Hours)
    Decision Making
    De-Escalations Skills
    First Aid / CPR
    Gender Responsive Issues
    Survival Mindset / Hostage Response
    Staff Offender Relations
    Managing Mentally Ill Population
  • Communication Skills (4 Hours)
    Reporting Writing/Documentation
    Interpersonal Communication

* Attendees must complete the online training sessions prior to attending the live session.



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May 8 @ 8:00 am
May 10 @ 5:00 pm
Event Category:


Alabama Jail Administrators’ Council (AJAC)
National Institute for Jail Operations (NIJO)


AL – Pell City Municipal Complex
1000 Bruce Etheridge Parkway
Pell City, AL 35128 United States
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