The First Resource for Jails
Jail Administrator’s Survival Guide: PREA, Laws, Litigation and Liability
From the official release of the Prison Rape Elimination Act standards by the Department of Justice to the recent Supreme Court Florence strip search decision, Sheriffs and Jail Administrators all over the country are deciphering what is required of them in the wake – particularly how those changes will affect policy, procedure and training. This seminar will provide an overview of the hottest topics jail administrators’ face, along with updates involving trends in litigation. Prisoners file more litigation than any other group in the United States. How can Sheriffs and jail administrators proactively protect against prisoner litigation? This workshop provides a comprehensive discussion of all aspects of risk management and civil liability protection. They will also be provided with a systematic plan of action to counter and diminish vulnerability to prisoner litigation. This course will provide in-depth reviews of cases and rulings pertaining to the latest issues facing jail administrators and sheriffs, including:
• PREA: A Constitutional Review of the DOJ Standards and What They Mean for Sheriffs and Jail Administrators.
• Implementing a Proactive Approach in Protecting Against Administrative Liability Through Policy and Procedures, Training and Inmate Grievance Systems.
• Constitutional Issues involving Duty to Protect, Conditions of Confinement, Prisoner Searches, Religious Issues and Use of Force
• Duty to Know and Understand the Law
• Internal Compliance Audits
• Medical and Mental Health Administrative Liabilities
• First Amendment Issues Involving Inmate Communication: Mail, Postcards, Rejecting Mail.
Gary DeLand is the Executive Director of the Utah Sheriffs’ Association and President of DeLand and Associates, Inc. He has traveled to more than 45 states to provide legal issues and other criminal justice training. Formerly, Gary served as Commander of the Jail Division for the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Executive Director of the UT State Department of Corrections and Senior Advisor to the Iraqi Ministry of Justice. He has also served as an officer for NSA’s Presidents and Executive Directors Committee and as Chair of the ACA Legal Issues Committee. DeLand is the past Editor-in-Chief and current Executive Editor of the Corrections Managers’ Report.
Carrie Hill, esq. is an attorney and criminal justice consultant. She has been actively involved in corrections since 1987. Since leaving her position as general counsel for the Utah Department of Corrections in 1992, Carrie has focused on providing training and consulting on a national level. She is former Editor of Corrections’ Managers Report and she provides corrections consulting and expert witness services individually and in association with DeLand and Associates.
Sands Ocean Club Resort
9550 Shore Drive, Myrtle Beach South Carolina
• $55.00 per night - Efficiency Room (includes taxes, resort fee)
• $92.50 per night - Two Bedroom Suite (includes taxes, resort fee)
All rooms are condo-style with ocean view and kitchenettes! Complimentary airport shuttle available through Sands Ocean Club Resort with prior notice.
Hotel reservations: 888-266-4375
Booking Code: NASH
Must book reservations before November 16th for this rate!
NSA Members: $ 375
Non-Members: $ 425
Training hosted by Horry County Sheriff's Office
BEFORE making travel arrangements, call 800-424-7827 x JAIL to ensure program availability. Questions or inquiries may be directed to the same number, refer to the website at http://jailtraining.org/node/457 , or email seminar coordinating staff at firstname.lastname@example.org .
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