The Texas Jail Association was formed on June 4, 1986, in Austin, Texas. The organization's main objective is to provide a distinct and unified voice for correctional officers working in local jails. TJA's  - membership is comprised of Jail Administrators, Correctional Officers, Sheriffs, Support Staff, and other interested parties of the corrections profession in Texas. TJA strives to accomplish the following goals:

  1. To bring together those concerned with, or interested in the professional operation and administration of jails in the State of Texas;
  2. To advance professionalism through training, exchange of information, technical assistance, publications and conferences;
  3. To provide leadership in the development of professional standards, management practices, programs, and services; and
  4. To advance the interests, needs, and concerns of the membership.

TJA Updates

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Training Opportunities

 

January 26, 2016 Texas Dept of Public Safety, CJIS Division Jourdanton, Texas
January 27, 2016 Objective Jail Classification #1
**8am-12pm**
San Marcos, Texas
January 27, 2016 Objective Jail Classification #2
**1pm-5pm**
San Marcos, Texas
January 27, 2016 What to Expect During Inspection Fort Stockton, Texas
January 27, 2016 Assessing for Suicide, Medical & Mental Impairments Fort Stockton, Texas
January 28, 2016 Texas Dept of Public Safety, CJIS Division Jourdanton, Texas
February 7-12, 2016 Mid-Management Leadership Program Huntsville, Texas
February 8-11, 2016 Texas Jail Nurse Training College Station, Texas
March 6-11, 2016 Jail Administration: Management & Operations Huntsville, Texas
March 13-18, 2016 Senior Level Corrections Leadership Program Huntsville, Texas
March 28-April 1, 2016 Women in Criminal Justice Conference Montgomery
April 24-26, 2016 National Jail Leadership Command Academy - Class #21 Huntsville
May 9-13, 2016 30th Annual Texas Jail Association Conference Austin
June 5-10, 2016 Mid-Management Leadership Program Huntsville, Texas
June 6-9, 2016 Leadership for Support Staff Montgomery, Texas
July 25-28, 2016 Drug Impact Conference San Antonio, Texas
August 22-25, 2016 TJA Jail Management Issues Conference Galveston, Texas