Kansas Jail Training Academy (KJTA) – November 9-13, 2020

Kansas Sheriffs’ Association in partnership with the National Institute for Jail Operations (NIJO) is pleased to announce a new legal-based jail training academy for jail administrators and supervisors in Kansas. To accomodate everyone’s busy schedules two 5-Day sessions have been planned to provide individuals with 40 credit hours of NIJO’s legal-based training taught by the best corrections experts in the country.

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JAILCON20 West–Transitioned to JAILCON 20/20 SPECIAL EDITION Virtual Conference

JAILCON 20/20 Special Edition will be the the first VIRTUAL national corrections conference in history! THIS NATIONAL CONFERENCE BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR JAIL OPERATIONS (NIJO) WILL OFFER PREMIERE LEGAL-BASED TRAINING to SHERIFFS, CORRECTIONAL & JAIL ADMINISTRATORS, LINE LEVEL & SUPPORT STAFF ACROSS THE COUNTRY! REGISTER NOW at www.JAILCON.org.

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JAILCON 20/20 SPECIAL EDITION Virtual Conference

JAILCON 20/20 Special Edition will be the the first VIRTUAL national corrections conference in history! JAILCON 20/20 is a customized online ONLY training conference. You can take it from anywhere in the world with a computer and internet connection. No need to travel or even leave your county. You can do it at home, work, on a beach, with a mask or without, in uniform or pajamas…it’s your call! Training sessions can be paused, left, resumed, taken in groups or individually. Over 45 training sessions available from September 7-30, 2020, for as low as $1/CEU per person. Don’t miss out!

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Virginia Senate Passes Bill Allowing Assaulting a Police Officer to Be a Misdemeanor

RICHMOND, VA – A controversial bill is moving forward during the current Virginia General Assembly special session. On Wednesday, the Virginia Senate voted 21-15, completely along party lines, to pass Senate Bill 5032, which would allow an assault against a law enforcement officer to a misdemeanor if the person attacked is not hurt. Here’s the summary of…

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Sep

National Guard Helps Operate Indiana Prison Amid COVID-19

BUNKER HILL, IN — National Guard units are helping operate a northern Indiana prison that’s faced with staffing shortages after several prison workers were stricken with COVID-19. Soldiers from the Indiana Army National Guard began working at the Miami Correctional Facility during the second week of August, said prison spokesman James Frye. The Guard members…

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Cook County Jail Officers Demand Hazard Pay For Working For Months In Coronavirus Hot Spot

LITTLE VILLAGE, IL — Cook County Jail correctional officers are demanding hazard pay for working for months in one of the city’s hot spots for coronavirus infections. The Teamsters Local 700 union, representing about 2,500 correctional officers, launched an ad campaign demanding Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle approve hazard pay for frontline workers at the…

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