Certification: Certified Jail Executive

1450 Duke Street Alexandria, VA 22314-3490

For all sheriffs, jail administrators and supervisors. Based on case law, liability, personnel management, planning and preparation and jail operations, CJS curriculum requires more knowledge and experience to focus on running constitutional jails.

More than two years of education or training after high school required?
More than two years of work experience required?
Oral or Written Exam Required?


The certification has an education level of an Associates of Arts or Associates of Sciences degree or higher and has a work experience requirement of more than 2 years, or requires obtaining a ‘core’ level certification from the same organization.