NSA All Sheriffs' Authority Releases Mental Health Report and Recommendations

Members of the All Sheriffs’ Authority were convened from urban and rural areas and presented diverse perspectives on how the mental health crisis is manifested in their respective communities. As the chief law enforcement officers in their communities, sheriffs have the capacity, drive, leadership skills, and ability to convene, and authority to develop, realistic and solution-based programs to address the mental health challenges.

New Report Released Exams Law Enforcement Costs of Handling People with Mental Illnesses

“This survey should serve as a wake-up call for policymakers at all levels. The status quo is unacceptable and the hundreds of millions in costs are unsustainable,” said TAC Executive Director John Snook

NSA and NCCHC Release Jail-Based MAT Resource

NSA and NCCHC are pleased to present a resource to support jail administrators in providing effective treatment in a controlled, safe environment.

BJA Grant Application Education Series Webinars

To assist potential applicants interested in applying for FY 2019 funding opportunities, BJA is hosting a series of educational webinars. See below for webinar details and register to participate.

National Center For Jail Operations

The National Center For Jail Operations, a division of the NSA Global Center for Public Safety, was formed in 2011 at the request of sheriffs across the United States. Recognizing that jails are one of the most litigious and largest liability concerns a sheriff faces, and the fact that sheriffs operate over 85% of the jails in the United States, it makes sense that the National Sheriffs’ Association focuses its efforts on providing leadership, resources and training for jails.

National Center For Jail Operations
Webinar Series

A series of corrections, detention, and jail-related webinars produced in collaboration with the Justice Clearinghouse.

Earn a Jail Certification

Earn a NSA Jail Operations Certificate with successful completion of any of the three available online jail management courses: Jail Operations, Jail Management Supervisor, or Jail Evacuation.

You can also become a Certified Jail Officer (CJO), Certified Jail Supervisor (CJS), or Certified Jail Executive (CJE).



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    Carrie Hill

    NSA Announces Carrie Hill as New Director of National Center for Jail Operations

    Date: June 21, 2017

    For Immediate Release Contact: Pat Royal

    ALEXANDRIA, VA — The National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) is pleased to announce Carrie Hill, Esq., as the newly appointed Director for NSA’s own National Center for Jail Operations (NCJO).

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