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The National Sheriffs' Association is dedicated to raising the level of professionalism among sheriffs, their deputies, and others in the field of criminal justice public safety and law enforcement so that they may perform their jobs in the best possible manner and better serve the people of their cities, counties or jurisdictions. Learn More learn more arrow

Jail Correspondence Training

Jail Officer's Correspondence Training Program   Members $125.00/Non-member $150

The Jail Officer's Training Program is a correspondence course designed to fulfill the basic training needs of jail officers. It can also be used as an in-class basic training program. The course includes a manual consisting of 30 chapters covering all areas of a jail officer's responsibilities, chapter and comprehensive final examinations, and a certificate upon successful completion.


First/Second Line Supervisor's Correspondence Training Program   Members $125.00/Non-member $150

This newly revised 4th edition correspondence program will help new or potential jail supervisors become better leaders in today's correctional environment by teaching the duties and responsibilities required of an effective line supervisor. Through independent study, participants learn how to motivate subordinates, safeguard the security of the facility, and protect themselves and their subordinates from vicarious liability suits.


For more information or to order hard copies of the Jail Correspondence Training Programs, please call  (800) 424-7827 or click here to visit the NSA Store.