National Sheriffs’ Association has created the Jail Certification Program in cooperation with the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) Corrections Academy to provide professional designation to jail officers, supervisors, administrators and sheriffs who possess the requisite understanding, knowledge, skills, experience and abilities to function to the level of their achieved certification.

Areas of focus include:

  • Basic Training
  • Liability
  • Correctional Law
  • Personnel Management
  • Planning and Preparation
  • Jail Operations

Upon successful completion of the certificate program the recipient will receive a certificate, be listed on and Sheriff and Deputy and Court Officer magazines, and be recognized at the annual National Sheriffs’ Association Conference.

Jail Officer     Jail Supervisor     Jail Executive