JAILCON20 South–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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Kansas Jail Training Academy (KJTA) – August 10-14, 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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Georgia Inmates Help Save Prison Guard During Heart Attack

GWINNETT CO, GA — Three Georgia inmates helped save a prison guard’s life when he suffered a heart attack inside the lockup. The three detainees at the Gwinnett County Jail leapt into action when they saw Deputy Warren Hobbs acting strangely and then falling to the prison’s concrete floor and cracking his head, according to…

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Ohio County Jail Sued by Guard, Ex-Wife of Dead Inmate

CLEVELAND, OH — Two lawsuits have been filed in federal court in Columbus regarding a county jail near the southern tip of Ohio where four inmates escaped last year and where families of inmates who have died or been injured have criticized treatment. The ex-wife of a man who died at the Gallia County Jail…

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Coronavirus Pandemic Sidelines California’s Inmate Firefighters

CALIFORNIA — Last fall, Jason Dixon fought wildfires. “Close enough to singe your beard hair,” he said, the day after he and his team of about a dozen inmate firefighters from Valley View Correctional Facility in Glenn County battled California’s wine country Kincade Fire last October. “Fighting the flames hand to hand.” That day, 37-year-old Dixon…

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ACCA Alabama Jail Training Academy: Corrections Law

The Alabama Jail Training Academy offers legal-based jail training curriculum developed by the National Institute for Jail Operations, with advice and assistance from the Alabama Sheriffs Association and the ACCA Liability and Workers’ Compensation Insurance Funds.

Instructors will be jail officers from around the state who have been trained by the National Institute for Jail Operations (NIJO).

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