AJAC 3rd Quarter Training Session

Perhaps one of the lessor discussed issues administrations face is not inmate-related challenges but rather staffing and personnel matters. In a recent 2020 report, 86% of detention facilities documented they are dealing with significant staffing shortages. These difficult circumstances extend far beyond custody, care and control. Discussion will include proactive measures and priority areas to focus on as administrators.

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RESCHEDULED TO March 10th – AJAC 1st Quarter Training Session

The Alabama Jail Administrator Council will host an open forum to share and discuss hot topics and management issues Alabama jail administrators are currently facing. NIJO and ASA express gratitude to Marshall County Sheriff’s Office for hosting this quarter’s training session.

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Paying Tribute to a Hero–Sheriff Larry Amerson (1953-2020)

With a heavy heart we announce the passing of ret. Sheriff Larry Amerson (Calhoun County, AL).  Sheriff Amerson passed away December 3, 2020, after a valiant battle with cancer. Sheriff Amerson was a six term sheriff in Calhoun County, who strongly supported jails and was instrumental in getting legal-based jail guidelines in Alabama.  As president…

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