Calendar of events

September 23, 2018 to September 29, 2018 TRAINING

FIRST-TERM SHERIFFS**:

Originally conceived in the early 1970's by the late Ferris E. Lucas (NSA Executive Director) and enabled by a grant from the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, the NSI was established in response to an expressed need by sheriffs...

Location: National Correctional Academy, 11900 East Cornell Avenue, Aurora, Colorado 80014

October 2, 2018 WEBINAR

Based on recent publication in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, which is the first in literature to utilize police officer observations and victims reports from the scene to quantify risk in homes where Intimate Partner Violence and Pet Abuse co-occur, this webinar will describe the...


October 3, 2018 WEBINAR

When the Department of Homeland Security was created in 2003, the world was a very different place. Fresh from the shock of 9/11, the Department was stood-up to “protect the homeland,” with its span and reach encompassing legacy components like the Secret Service to the US Coast Guard, to...


October 3, 2018 to October 4, 2018 TRAINING


Hosted by Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office

NSA has long provided education for maintaining courthouse security and guarding the courthouse...

Location: Winston-Salem, NC

October 8, 2018 to October 9, 2018 TRAINING


Hosted by the Indiana Sheriffs'...

Location: Kokomo, IN

October 10, 2018 WEBINAR

Since the Supreme Court made the Fair Labor Standards Act applicable to the public sector in 1986 it has been an on-going personnel issue producing thousands of suits and cases of major liability for public sector employers. In this webinar we shall discuss:

  • Basic terms and
  • ...

October 17, 2018 WEBINAR

Bias is a hot topic these days and it is often associated with a great deal of negativity and judgment. However, the truth is implicit bias happens outside of our consciousness and is a result of societal programming, not personal choice.

This course will explore the foundations of bias,...


October 24, 2018 WEBINAR

The Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA) was passed by Congress in 1996 in an attempt to limit the large number of frivolous cases brought by inmates in federal courts:  Inmates must exhaust their administrative remedies (the jail’s grievance system ) prior to filing a lawsuit in federal court. ...


October 31, 2018 WEBINAR

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) added animal cruelty as a separate crime under Group A of the FBI’s National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS), effective January 2016. This workshop describes the process by which that happened, the rationale for adding it to the FBI’s crime...


November 7, 2018 WEBINAR

The opioid epidemic is plaguing our nation and our nation’s jails.  This webinar will review Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) within the jail setting.  The overview will include discussions regarding the various MAT medications available, recommendations for screening protocols, behavioral...