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Jail Administration

the inside of a correctional unit in a facility

A wide variety of challenges are inherent in jail administration, and jail administrators need specific types of information and tools to manage their operations effectively. The National Institute of Corrections provides training, technical assistance, and information on the administration of jail functions.

Technical assistance is available on a wide range of jail administration topics to individual jails nationwide. It is also available to state agencies and organizations that work to improve the quality of jail administration or provide services to jails.

A special thanks goes to Jefferson County Sheriff's Office for the photograph.