Class Activity

NJLCA Class Information


$1,760 per person (double occupancy)
$1,960 per person (single occupancy)
Fee includes training materials, lodging, and meals
**Prices are subject to change without prior notice.**

Target Audience

Mid-level managers
For the purposes of the NJLCA, a mid-level manager is defined as a person (sworn or civilian) who supervises the work and performance of employees in a jail facility and is in line to succeed those persons that currently direct, administer, and/or are in charge of the operations of the jail facility, division, bureau, department, program, and/or shift.


Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX
Participants will be housed on campus at the University Hotel
Directions from Airport to University Hotel

Class Size

Attendance at each session of the NJLCA is limited to 37 participants. The NJLCA recommends no more than two participants per agency, per class. Those applicants not selected for any applied class must reapply for the next desired session.


Faculty includes subject matter experts comprised of both field practitioners and appropriate criminal justice academicians.


The National Jail Leadership Command Academy (NJLCA) is designed to provide training for succession preparation, and to develop leadership skills for successful transitioning into senior leadership positions within jails.

NJLCA is a joint initiative of the American Jail Association, the Correctional Management Institute of Texas, and the National Association of Counties.



Inquiries should be directed to Aimee Crockett at 936.294.3073 or