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Rick Wilson, AC Jailer elect, completes training

Rick Wilson, Adair County Jailer Elect, has successfully completed the Commonwealth of Kentucky Newly Elected Jailer Training Course December 6-19, 2010.

The instruction was forty eight hours and was held in conjunction with the Kentucky Jailers Association Fall/Winter Conference in Lexington, Kentucky.

Instruction was led by experts from the National Institute of Corrections.

Forty one newly elected jailers and jail administrators received training in action planning, jail standards, managing risk, developing policy and procedures, managing the workforce, inmate behavior, developing fire, safety and sanitation programs, managing the budget and mental health issues.

Wilson said, "I was able to collaborate with many jailers and other people in Corrections and discuss the issues facing jails today. The training was very informative. I feel confident that along with working the current jail staff that I am ready to begin my new duties in January".

This story was posted on 2010-12-13 15:00:48
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