"Mark Your Calendar" for the 28th Annual Sheriffs Administration Management Seminar (SAMS).

The event has been rescheduled and will now be held April 26th, 27th and 28th, 2021 at the Ramada Convention Center, 420 SE 6th St., Topeka, Kansas 66607.

The Room Block at the Ramada Inn is now open and when making your reservations please advise it is for the SAMS School. Room rate is $89 per night plus tax and the phone number is 785-234-5400. The cutoff date for room reservations is April 4, 2021.

Click here to view/download the SAMS Training Flyer.

The Attendee Registration Link is now open and you can register up to five attendees at a time at 2021 SAMS Attendee Registration. Online Registration will close on Monday March 22nd, 2021. We will also have on-site registration available on Monday April 26th, 2021.

"Mark You Calendar" for the Annual jail Medical and Legal Issues Training.

The event is co-sponsored by Advanced Correctional Healthcare and the National Institute for Jail Operations. It will be held on June 8th and 9th, 2021 at the Kansas Star Event Center in Mulvane, Kansas. Additional Information will be posted later.

Please mark your calendar for next year's Annual Fall Training Conference which will be held at the Kansas Star Event Center in Mulvane, Kansas on November 1st - 4th, 2021.

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The Kansas Sheriffs' Association and National Institute for Jail Operations (NIJO) are pleased to once again offer FOUR new sessions for 2021 of the Kansas Jail Training Academy (KJTA), a full five days of legal-based basic training specifically for detention officers.

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KJTA 2021 only $500KJTA is a hands-on, group-oriented training academy taught by trained NIJO instructors. Training is focused on a variety of critical topics and issues founded on case law specific to Kansas jails. KJTA includes complete testing for individual knowledge and comprehension.

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KJTA curriculum has been approved for up to 30 credit hours towards all levels of NIJO Professional Certification:

Availalbe Certifications

National Certified Corrections Supervisor
(70 hours)

National Certified Corrections Supervisor
(115 hours)

National Certified Corrections Officer
(40 hours)

* Cost of certification is separate from KJTA tuition and is the responsibility of each individual/agency.

Download Printable Flyer, all information listed above.