The TEXAS JAIL ASSOCIATION was formed on June 4, 1986, in Austin, TX. 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:
|Objective Jail Classification
January 12, 2017
|2017 Gangs Conference
January 10-13, 2017
Round Rock, Texas
|Women in Criminal Justice
April 04-07, 2017
|31st Annual TJA Conference
May 15-19, 2017
|2017 JMI Conference
August 26-31, 2017
February 5-10, 2017
June 11-16, 2017
November 5-10, 2017
Golf Tourny Registration Open
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Award Nominations for 2016-2017 are now open!
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Board Nominations for 2016-2017 are now open!
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Fall 2016 TJA Key Issues
The Fall 2016 Edition of TJA Key Issues is ready!
Please Note: TJA Key Issues is available only to TJA members. Members will receive a username and password to access the publication.
Save the Date! - 2017 TJA 31st Annual Conference
It's never too early to plan for exhibiting with the Texas Jail Association. Our next conference will take place May 15 - 19, 2017. There are plenty of advertising and exhibiting opportunities available. Click here for more information.