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Use of Force in Jails

Use of Force in Jails

March 17 – 18, 2020
Hosted by: Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center
Lead Instructor: Carrie Hill  

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This two-day class is designed to assist the Jail Command Staff, Supervisors, and Tactical/SRT team leaders and members in the use of force.  Instructors will discuss the latest legal developments in the use of force including a review of the Kingsley case with an emphasis on pre-trial detainees.   Recent court cases from around the nation involving the use of force will be reviewed.   Attendees of this class will receive instruction in how the public’s perception of the use of force has changed over the years with an emphasis on report writing.  The impact of video in corrections will also be a focal point as will the importance of the consistency of training throughout the entire agency in areas such as firearms, internal affairs and legal elements.

The growing concerns involving the use of force on offenders who have mental health issues and the importance of the integration of medical/mental health staff in this process will be covered.  Examples of best practices for After Action Reviews of use of force as attendees will learn how to create and develop review units to aid departments with data collection and provide assistance to front line officers as well as supervisory staff.

Who Should Attend?  Superintendents, wardens, assistant superintendents, deputy wardens, command staff, shift commanders, SRT/tactical team members, directors of security, and legal staff.

Registration Fee: $345 Members  $395 Non-Members
*Register by January 17, 2020 and you will receive an early registration discount of $100*
Program fee includes all training materials. Lodging and meals are the responsibility of the attendee.

Training Location:
Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center
100 Deputy Dean Miera Drive SW
Albuquerque, NM 87151

A minimum number of participants are needed to hold our workshops.  You may cancel up to five business days prior to the Professional Development Workshop.  No refunds will be given for cancellations received five or less business days before the class.  All cancellations are subject to a $50 service fee.  Your cancellation must be received in writing via fax or e-mail.  Substitutions are acceptable.  “No Shows” will be charged at the applicable rate.
It is strongly recommened that participants DO NOT purchase airline tickets without first contacting AJA to confirm program availability.  Workshops begin at 8:00 AM and usually go until 4:00 PM (unless otherwise noted).

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Legal Issues in Jails (Chesapeake)

Legal Issues in Jails (Chesapeake)

February 25 – 27, 2020
Hosted by: Naval Consolidated Brig Chesapeake
Lead Instructor: Carrie Hill

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This three-day workshop addresses the key legal issues that jails confront every day. Also discussed are the Supreme Court decisions of the last 12 months, which are explained with an emphasis on how they affect jail management. Participants are educated on what they need to know in order to reduce litigation in their facility. Learn how you can protect yourself and your facility.

Topic Highlights

  • Examine the standards as set out by the U.S. Supreme Court to develop institutional policies and procedures that address inmate rights under the 1st, 4th, 8th, and 14th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution including:
    • Freedom of speech.
    • Free exercise of religion.
    • Access to courts and counsel.
    • Search and seizure.
    • Medical and mental healthcare.
    • Duty to protect.
    • Conditions of confinement.
    • Use of force.
  • Analyze and apply the latest Federal legislation to assess institutional policies and procedures (e.g., ADAII, PLRA; PREA, RLUIPA).
  • Develop practical strategies to protect your agency from civil liability.
  • Apply effective methods to respond in a proactive manner to legal issues in jails.
Registration Fee: $445 Members  $495 Non-Members
*Register by December 25, 2019 and you will receive an early registration discount of $100*
Program fee includes all training materials. Lodging and meals are the responsibility of the attendee.
Training Location:
Naval Consolidated Brig Chesapeake
1548 Wilderness Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322
A minimum number of participants are needed to hold our workshops.  You may cancel up to five business days prior to the Professional Development Workshop.  No refunds will be given for cancellations received five or less business days before the class.  All cancellations are subject to a $50 service fee.  Your cancellation must be received in writing via fax or e-mail.  Substitutions are acceptable.  “No Shows” will be charged at the applicable rate.
It is strongly recommened that participants DO NOT purchase airline tickets without first contacting AJA to confirm program availability.  Workshops begin at 8:00 AM and usually go until 4:00 PM (unless otherwise noted).

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Legal Issues in Jails (Chesapeake)

Legal Issues in Jails (Orlando)

January 28 – 30, 2020
Hosted by: Orange County Corrections Department
Lead Instructor: Carrie Hill

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This three-day workshop addresses the key legal issues that jails confront every day. Also discussed are the Supreme Court decisions of the last 12 months, which are explained with an emphasis on how they affect jail management. Participants are educated on what they need to know in order to reduce litigation in their facility. Learn how you can protect yourself and your facility.Topic Highlights

  • Examine the standards as set out by the U.S. Supreme Court to develop institutional policies and procedures that address inmate rights under the 1st, 4th, 8th, and 14th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution including:
    • Freedom of speech.
    • Free exercise of religion.
    • Access to courts and counsel.
    • Search and seizure.
    • Medical and mental healthcare.
    • Duty to protect.
    • Conditions of confinement.
    • Use of force.
  • Analyze and apply the latest Federal legislation to assess institutional policies and procedures (e.g., ADAII, PLRA; PREA, RLUIPA).
  • Develop practical strategies to protect your agency from civil liability.
  • Apply effective methods to respond in a proactive manner to legal issues in jails.
Registration Fee: $445 Members  $495 Non-Members
*Register by November 28, 2019 and you will receive an early registration discount of $100*
Program fee includes all training materials. Lodging and meals are the responsibility of the attendee.Training Location:
Valencia College School of Public Safety
8600 Valencia College Lane
Orlando, FL 32825
A minimum number of participants are needed to hold our workshops.  You may cancel up to five business days prior to the Professional Development Workshop.  No refunds will be given for cancellations received five or less business days before the class.  All cancellations are subject to a $50 service fee.  Your cancellation must be received in writing via fax or e-mail.  Substitutions are acceptable.  “No Shows” will be charged at the applicable rate.
It is strongly recommened that participants DO NOT purchase airline tickets without first contacting AJA to confirm program availability.  Workshops begin at 8:00 AM and usually go until 4:00 PM (unless otherwise noted).

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