Welcome to the National Jail Leadership Command Academy (NJLCA) website. We are an organization that takes pride in providing training for succession preparation and the development of leadership skills for successful transitioning into senior leadership positions within jails.

What can NJLCA
offer you?
Lasting Relationships
Learn alongside professional peers, and get the chance to form rewarding, career spanning relationships.

Ongoing Knowledge
Continue to build up your knowledge with resources gathered by the experts and past graduates.

Essential Leadership Instruction
Our curriculum is developed by subject matter experts, curriculum specialists, and educational professionals from across the country.

Skills to Succeed
Many of our graduates go on to senior level leadership positions confident with the skills taken from our classes.

Ideal Learning Environment
Small classes and an academic setting help drive focus in the strongest impact possible.

What do our graduates have to say?

“NJLCA is by far the best leadership training I have ever experienced. It is a must for all jail leaders.”

“I have never attended a class that was more thought engaging than the NJLCA. The material covered was challenging and well designed. The class was structured in way that was conducive to professional learning which was geared toward improving students' ability to lead. This class was by far the best class I have ever taken. Simple as that.”

“I can't say enough about the quality of the instructors. They were engaging, interesting, fun, passionate, and great role models. The academy was condensed, fast paced, and the instructors all kept me interested and excited about the content. They were approachable, available, and willing to share everything they knew and have experienced.”