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Jail Administration: A Regional Training Program-Fort Myers

Event Date(s)

Monday, March 3, 2014 at 8:00am - Friday, March 7, 2014 at 5:00pm


Presented by the National Institute of Corrections

Tuition: Free

Course description:  Jail administrators have an important role in ensuring that jail operations are conducted in a safe, secure, humane, and legal manner. The goal of the Jail Admin­istration program is to provide jail administrators with information and tools that can be used to fulfill this role. Jail administrators must have knowledge and skills in a wide variety of areas to oversee operations and manage specific functions.  Each module of this program focuses on specific administrative responsibilities and tools in­cluding: action planning; using jail standards; managing risk; developing policy and procedure; determining staff­ ing needs; managing the workforce; managing inmate behavior; developing a fire, safety and sanitation plan and; assessing jail operations.

Who should attend: Applicants must be the administrator of a full-service, small or medium-sized jail. The jail administrator is defined as the person who directs the day-to-day opera­tions/management of the jail. If space allows, teams composed of both the jail administrator and the agency chief,i.e., sheriff or assistant administrator, or the jail administrator and assistant administrator will be consid­ered for acceptance. NIC will provide the training and materials at no cost to the participant.

Registration deadline:  February 1, 2014.

Registration info: Online registration is available at the NIC Learning Center: Registration is easy and instructions are provided to guide you through the process. Once you are registered, select this program, Jail Administra­tion 14J3502, in the Training Catalog, click on the program name and press Enroll.

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National Institute of Corrections, Panda Adkins, Correctional  Program  Specialist 800-995-6423 ext 76173. Email:

Location: Keiser University, 9100 Forum Corporate Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33905

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