Mon, Apr 05 | Covington County Sheriff's Office

Jail Management Course

The Covington County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a two-week (80-hour) Jail Management Course in Andalusia, AL. Tuition for the course includes all notebooks, handouts, and materials. This course is designed for both municipal and county jail personnel.

Time & Location

Apr 05, 8:00 AM – Apr 16, 5:00 PM
Covington County Sheriff's Office, Andalusia, AL, USA

About the Event

The curriculum for the Jail Management Course has been approved and adopted by the Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission.

The cost of this course is $100.00.

A sampling of the subjects that will be included in this course include:

History of Jails

Ethics, Loyalty, and Morale

Special Needs Inmates

Basic Jail Security

Supervision of Inmates

Legal Rights and Standards

First Aid, CPR, and Medical Problems of Inmates

Contraband Control

Booking, Classifying, and Releasing Inmates

Escape Awareness and Detection

Transportation and Restraints


Chemical Aerosol Training

Hostage Awareness

Discipline and Grievance Procedures

Search and Shakedown Procedures

Suicide Prevention

Fire Safety

Working Inmate Considerations

Jail Officer Safety

Jail Emergencies. . . and many other subjects

To successfully complete this course the student will have to score a minimum of 70% on a standard First Aid/CPR exam and two General Exams. Also, a student cannot be absent for more than 5% (4 hours) of instruction. Each student will also be required to participate fully in Chemical Aerosol training which includes direct exposure to an OC product. Some of the days will go longer than 8 hours.

Taser/CEW certification will also be offered at no additional cost. 

Any student who attends the course, but who fails to successfully complete the requirements, will be given a certificate of attendance instead of a certificate of completion.


The point of Contact for registration is Director Tommie Black 205-849-5246 or 

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