Jail Inspector Training
Aug. 14, 2017 - Aug. 17, 2017-- This four-day program is designed to build the knowledge and skills of new detention facility inspectors in their core duties of inspecting, consultation, and technical assistance. In this program participants will examine their role as a detention facility inspector, create a plan for developing positive working relationships with detention officials and other key stakeholders, examine and practice key inspection and consulting skills, plan and carry out a practice inspection and report, review trends impacting detention facilities and standards, and gather contacts, information, and resources for professional development.
Topics include clarifying the role of the detention facility inspector, conducting detention facility inspections, providing technical assistance, basics of construction plan review, ethics, trends and issues, and workload management. Participants will also receive information about the various resources available through NIC and other organizations which may aid in professional development and networking opportunities.
Eligibility Requirements: Inspectors of detention facilities working as employees of state detention standards and inspection bureaus; individuals serving as peer inspectors for organizations administering voluntary standards; federal employees involved with inspecting local detention facilities ( i.e. BIA, USMS). Preference will be for those in the job for less than one year.
This program does not have a video.