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

 

September 16, 2014 What to Expect During Jail Inspection - Class #1 Austin
September 16, 2014 What to Expect During Jail Inspection - Class #2 Austin
August 13, 2014 Assessing for Suicide, Medical and Mental Health - AM Kerrville
August 13, 2014 Assessing for Suicide, Medical and Mental Health - PM Kerrville
August 14, 2014 Assessing for Suicide, Medical and Mental Health - AM Burnet
August 14, 2014 Objective Jail Classification Burnet
August 14, 2014 Assessing for Suicide, Medical and Mental Health - AM Stephenville
August 14, 2014 Assessing for Suicide, Medical and Mental Health - PM Stephenville
August 15, 2014 Objective Jail Classification Palo Pinto
August 19, 2014 Assessing for Suicide, Medical and Mental Health - AM Gilmer
August 19, 2014 Objective Jail Classification Gilmer
August 25-28, 2014 TJA Jail Management Issues Conference Galveston
September 7-12, 2014 Mid-Management Leadership Program Huntsville
September 14-19. 2014 Jail Administration: Management and Operations Huntsville
October 27-30, 2014 Mental Health Conference:  Bringing Calm to Choas Montgomery
November 9-14, 2014 National Jail Leadership Command Academy - Class #17 Huntsville
November 16-21, 2014 Mid-Management Leadership Program Huntsville