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Career Area: Law, Public Safety and Security
Program Number: 61-504-2
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Jail Officer Academy Careers

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Jail Officer

Wisconsin Technical College Jail Officer Academy Programs

In the Jail Academy you will learn:

  • Key concepts and requirements underlying county jail operations and an introduction to the role of the jail officer as a corrections professional.
  • Issues covered include the purposes and goals for county jails, and the role of state and national standards for jail operations.
  • The professional responsibilities of a jail officer.

This course will also feature an overview of the curriculum and premises of the basic jail officer training course. This 4-week course is open to both pre-service and hired jail officers and is offered one time per year during the summer.

Jail Officer Academy Pathway Certificate
Northeast Jail Officer Academy at Northeast
Northeast Jail Officer Academy at Northeast