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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JAILCON20 Western Regional Conference – POSTPONED (New Date: November 9-11, 2020)

JAILCON – THE PREMIERE LEGAL-BASED REGIONAL TRAINING CONFERENCE & EXPO for SHERIFFS, CORRECTIONAL & JAIL ADMINISTRATORS, LINE LEVEL & SUPPORT STAFF offering legal-based training sessions on the hottest topics facing jails and detention facilities today.

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POSTPONED: Jail Administrator’s Survival Guide (NEW DATES February 17-19, 2021)

NOTE:  Due to the current situation with COVID-19, this training was POSTPONED from June 10-12, 2020, to the NEW DATES of February 17-19, 2021.  We will continue to monitor the situation and keep posted of any changes.   This seminar will provide an overview of the hottest topics jail administrators face, along with updates involving trends in…

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POSTPONED: Jail Administrator’s Survival Guide (NEW DATES: JUNE 10-12, 2020)

NOTE:  Due to the current situation with COVID-19, this training has been POSTPONED from May 27-29, to NEW DATES of June 10-12.  We will continue to monitor the situation and keep posted of any changes.   This seminar will provide an overview of the hottest topics jail administrators face, along with updates involving trends in litigation. This…

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POSTPONED: Kansas Jail Training Academy (KJTA) – May 4-8, 2020 (See August and November Dates)

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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Approaching Hot Jail Issues Legally While Reducing Liability

Sheriffs and Jail Administrators understand the need for defensible policy and procedures. However, performing daily operations with limited budgets, aging facilities, and depleted and often inadequate staffing leaves a wake of difficulty. Further issues may arise from uncertainty in knowing and interpreting current case law to craft policies and procedures that are constitutionally safe. Jails, large and small, must stay ahead of the curve to know what is legally required and what options are available and legally defensible in order to create solid operational practices. NIJO Instructors, Tate McCotter and Sean Stewart will specifically discuss hot issues jails are currently facing and how to proactively avoid lawsuits and run a constitutionally safe facility.

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