Religious ministries have the potential to help jail staff, incarcerated people, and family members. Too often, unfortunately, there is unintended friction between jail staff and religious volunteers. This friction can interfere with the success of jail ministries. By discussing key issues before the religious ministry begins, jail staff can decrease potential problems and increase benefits.
During this webinar, we will discuss:
- The nature and extent of jail religious ministries.
- Potential conflicts between jail staff and those working in religious ministries.
- Specific jail ministry issues.
The National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) is one of the largest associations of law enforcement professionals in the United States, representing more than 3,000 elected sheriffs across the nation, and a total membership of more than 20,000. NSA is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising the level of professionalism among sheriffs, their deputies, and others in the field of criminal justice and public safety. Throughout its seventy-seven year history, NSA has served as an information clearinghouse for sheriffs, deputies, chiefs of police, other law enforcement professionals, state governments and the federal government.