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  • American Corrections Conference Education Summit audience photo

    On Thursday, January 4, 2024, the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) co-sponsored the 2024 American Correctional Association (ACA) Education in Corrections Symposium during the annual ACA Winter Conference in National Harbor, MD. It was the first education symposium in ACA’s history and consisted of a full day of guest speakers and paneled discussions focused on enhancing educational

  • National Sheriffs Institute Strategic Plan Listening Session

    Since its beginnings in the early 1970s, the National Sheriffs’ Institute (NSI) has evolved from a single leadership course for sheriffs to a comprehensive sheriff education program. In recent years, training on jail administration was introduced, and now a communications course is underway. The Major County Sheriffs Association has also asked the National Institute of Corrections to create a

  • a speaker talking at a conference

    During the American Correctional Association Winter 2024 Conference in National Harbor, MD, the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) hosted an in-depth workshop titled The Essential Elements of an Effective Pretrial System and Agency: A Framework for Pretrial Justice. The presentation began with a definition for bail and then highlighted laws, standards, evidence-based practices, and

  • Security Audit Training group photo from Nebraska

    Staff and leaders of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services received specialized security audit training from the National Institute of Corrections. To receive this training, participating agencies must have 3-person teams representing agency leaders with the capacity to make high-level decisions within their organization. Coursework involves the evaluation of agency working conditions