About US

The Mississippi Jail Association was formed in June, 2011. The organization's main objective is to provide a distinct and unified voice for correctional officers working in local jails. MSJA's  - membership is comprised of Jail Administrators, Correctional Officers, Sheriffs, Support Staff, and other interested parties of the corrections profession in Mississippi. MSJA strives to accomplish the following goals:

  1. To bring together those concerned with, or interested in the professional operation and administration of jails in the State of Mississippi;
  2. To advance professionalism through training, exchange of information, technical assistance, publications and conferences;
  3. To provide leadership in the development of professional standards, management practices, programs, and services; and
  4. To advance the interests, needs, and concerns of the membership.

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