Calendar of events

May 16, 2018 WEBINAR

The Eighth Amendment’s prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment protects against the deprivation of an inmate’s essential human needs to include but not limited to food, clothing, medical care, exercise, sanitation, the duty to provide reasonable protection and other health and safety...

May 23, 2018 WEBINAR

Brief history of Act; key terms such as disabled, reasonable accommodation, interactive process, and essential job functions; and liability reduction options.

Presenter: Rick Hodsdon, Esq., Minnesota Sheriffs' Association

June 5, 2018 to June 7, 2018 TRAINING

The “Operations Based Threat, Risk, and Vulnerability Assessment” (OpBTRVA) is a comprehensive assessment that defines a community, evaluates a community’s strengths and weaknesses, identifies critical infrastructure and key resources, identifies the threats to the community from an all hazard...

Location: 742 Ten Rod Road, Exeter, RI 02822

June 13, 2018 WEBINAR

The duty to provide medical care is one of the greatest challenges within any institution with inmates presenting with high rates of chronic, complex illnesses, drug and alcohol abuse and mental illness. This webinar will focus on the leading Supreme Court decision of Estelle v. Gamble, which...

June 16, 2018 to June 20, 2018 EVENT
Location: New Orleans, LA

June 20, 2018 WEBINAR

The topic of discipline and disclosure to prosecutors and  criminal defense counsel is one of growing significance. This presentation will cover the constitutional background, application to discipline issues, consequences of discipline, management options and national trends.


July 11, 2018 WEBINAR

The use of force is one of the leading areas of litigation in corrections.  Understanding and articulating the legal requirements is critical in determining whether the force was objectively reasonable (pretrial inmates) or was applied in a good faith effort to maintain and restore order (...

July 25, 2018 WEBINAR

Presentation will address constitutional background, discipline, liability, off duty conduct, social media related issues and national trends in liability and discipline.

Presenter: Rick Hodsdon, Esq., Minnesota Sheriffs' Association

July 26, 2018 to July 27, 2018 TRAINING

Host Agency: Oklahoma Sheriffs' Association

Training Site: TBA

Training Overview: The 12-hour training will focus on the unique needs of front-line officers, investigators, and street supervisors.  An expert law enforcement officer...

August 14, 2018 to August 15, 2018 TRAINING

Hosted by Florida Sheriffs Association at Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office.

NSA has long provided education for maintaining courthouse security and guarding the courthouse workgroup, citizens and users of the judicial system.  This training will provide an introduction to contemporary...