JAILCON 20/20 – Two Enrollment Sessions Added!

As of September 30, 2020, JAILCON 20/20 attendees have completed an unprecedented 30,000 hours of corrections-specific training in only 3 weeks, making JAILCON 20/20 Special Edition the largest corrections training conference in history!   Due to overwhelming response and ongoing need for corrections-specific training, NIJO has opened TWO enrollment sessions to allow additional agencies/individuals to take…

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27Aug

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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Crisis and Conflict: Federal vs. State and Local Law Enforcement

by Stan Ellsworth I believe The Constitution to be an inspired document. It was written to divide and balance the powers of government between the States and the newly created federal entity. At that time, federalism was spelled with a lowercase “f”. Times have changed. After the war between the States, and during the “progressive…

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18Jul

ICE arrests 37 Criminal Aliens in New Jersey, Many Had Been Released From Jail Despite Detainers

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY— U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Newark Field Office arrested 37 criminal aliens during a five-day operation that concluded Friday, as part of the agency’s ongoing public safety efforts. The operation targeted aliens who were previously incarcerated at the Middlesex County Jail (MCJ), and who were subsequently released to…

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16Jul

Inmate Accused of Killing Woman Escapes from Arkansas Jail

MARSHALL, ARKANSAS (AP) – Authorities say an inmate who escaped from an Arkansas jail has been captured, but a second inmate accused of killing a woman is still on the loose. The Searcy County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday that 36-year-old Jason Brannon and 30-year-old Matthew Armstrong escaped from the county jail about 9:10 p.m. Saturday….

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