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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

Training Spotlight

 

FREE ONLINE JAIL EVACUATION AND PLANNING COURSE

This course is offered at no cost through a Homeland Security Grant
(Certified Department of Homeland Security Course # AWR-183) Approved for POST requirements in some states.
 
Jail Evacuation (CJC 2052) is designed to address the needs of Sheriffs, Jail Commanders and Supervisors who may encounter a situation in which their jail must be evacuated. The course provides background information on terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction. Exercises and discussions are designed to support and guide participants through the learning processes required to develop a Jail Evacuation Plan.
To register and take this free online training, click here.
 
 

FREE HOMELAND SECURITY TRAINING AT YOUR LOCATION

You can host one of our below homeland security trainings at no cost to your agency.
Community Preparation - The purpose of this course is to create a collaborative partnership between community members and public safety personnel who wish to better prepare for an all-hazards event and are interested in forming collaborative partnerships that strengthen the ability of their community to respond to a disaster.
 
Jail Evacuation - This course will address the needs of Sheriffs, Jail Commanders and Supervisors who may encounter a situation in which their jail must be evacuated. The course provides background information on terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction. Exercises and discussions are designed to support and guide participants through the learning processes required to develop a Jail Evacuation Plan.
 
To host one of the free trainings in your community, please email Daria Thompson at dariat@sheriffs.org.
 
 

NATIONAL SHERIFFS' ASSOCIATION, CENTER FOR PUBLIC SAFETY

The center is dedicated to enhancing law enforcement in the United States by providing training, information on current events and resources on the key elements of court security, homeland security, jail operations and law enforcement in general. Completely online courses are available on a variety of subjects including protecting court personnel, physical security, jail evacuation and more. Click here for more info.