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 18, 2014 Use of Force for First Line Supervisors in a Jail Setting Galveston
October 8, 2014 In Custody Death Jourdanton
October 6-17, 2014 Basic County Corrections Course Bryan
October 27-30, 2014 Mental Health Conference:  Bringing Calm to Choas Montgomery
October 27-28, 2014 Advanced Effective Communication Skills for Supervisors San Antonio
November 9-14, 2014 National Jail Leadership Command Academy - Class #17 Huntsville
November 16-21, 2014 Mid-Management Leadership Program Huntsville
February 8-13, 2015 Mid-Management Leadership Program Huntsville
February 15-20, 2015 Jail Administration: Management and Operations Huntsville
March 1-6, 2015 National Jail Leadership Command Academy - Class #18 Huntsville
March 8-13, 2015 Senior Level Corrections Leadership Development Program Huntsville
April 12-17, 2015 Mid-Management Leadership Program Huntsville
March 30-April 2, 2015 Women in Criminal Justice Conference San Antonio
May 11-15, 2015 29th Annual Texas Jail Association Conference Austin