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New KJA Board Members selected

Posted by Ed Prindle on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 in Association News | Comments (0)
Please find below a list of the 2012-2013 KJA Board Members.  The results of the election were read out loud during lunch today.     PRESIDENT:  Mike Simpson, Oldham County (2012 - 2014)   SERGEANT AT ARMS:  Roger Ford, Marshall County (2012 - 2014)   BOARD OF DIRECTORS:   (note:  The President pursuant to the new bylaws adopted last night must appoint a jailer, no life safety jailer ran for the board. The appointment does not hav...
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KJA Conference Jail Honor Guard at Red's Game

Posted by Ed Prindle on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 in Association News | Comments (0)
In conjunction with the KJA trip to the Cincinnati Red's Game, the Boone County Jail Honor Guard presented the colors at Great American Ballpark.
The Bowling Green Daily News has published a story on how early release programs are financially impacting county jails.    
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2012 KJA Board of Directors Sample Ballot

Posted by Ed Prindle on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 in Association News | Comments (0)
2012 KJA Board of Directors Sample Ballot. Election voting machine will be in the first floor lobby outside of the vending area on Wednesday from 10 am until noon. Click here for Sample Ballot
Northern Kentucky has much to offer out-of-town visitors. With the KJA Summer Conference coming up June 25-28 in Northern Kentucky, check out what the region has to offer when it comes to attractions, activities, dining, nightlife and more by logging on the Northern Kentucky Convention and Visitors Bureau Web site, www.northernkentuckycvb.com.  
The Lexington Herald-Leader published a story Sunday on the growing trend of gardens at Kentucky Jails.    
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Prison Rape Elimination Act Resources

Posted by Ed Prindle on Friday, May 18, 2012 in Association News | Comments (0)
Most recent details of the Prison Rape Elimination Act.
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The Discover Corrections Website is funded with grant money from the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The site enables Jails to advertise job openings and job seekers to find available positions in corrections.
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Home Grown Down on the Farm

Posted by Ed Prindle on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 in Association News | Comments (0)
Home Grown Down on the Farm
Whitley County Detention Center inmates Chris Bottoms (left) and Leslie Simpson (right) spent some time down on the jail farm on Wednesday planting approximately two acres of potatoes.
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NEWPORT – The Campbell County Detention Center hasn’t gone to the dogs, buy a highly-trained K-9 team has joined Jailer Greg Buckler’s staff. “Layco”, a Belgian Shepherd, and his handler Bruce Markus, an experienced law enforcement officer and deputy jailer, are now working at the county detention center. “A dog like Layco is a major deterrent,” said Markus, who spent 20 years with the Newport Police Department as the K-9 unit officer. “Sometimes...
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