Introduction to Jail Inspections and Audits – JIA-101 (Mesa, AZ)

  • Introduction to Jail Inspections and Audits – JIA-101 (Mesa, AZ)
    April 28, 2020 - April 30, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tools to improve Accountability and Transparency

April 28-30, 2020

Mesa Police Department                              Presented by

Course Description:
Learn the fundamentals of inspections and auditing of jail / detention facilities and enhance your skills and improve your effectiveness while adding value to your position and your organization. This course will provide you with fundamental inspections and audit techniques that have been successfully used to, Satisfy accreditation requirements; Reduce liability and operational costs, and significantly Improve compliance in jail / detention facilities.

JIA-101 Course objectives:

Participants will develop a basic understanding of;

  • The role and history of inspections / how to develop and implement an inspections unit/program
  • Risks associated with: staffing, facilities, medical care, suicide, use of force, etc.
  • Various audit guidelines / frameworks
  • Generally accepted practices and the need for inspections / audits in correctional agencies
  • Steps of the audit process
  • How to write an audit plan, program, and report
  • Audit vs. non-audit reports
  • How to format reports
  • Risk assessment model / Internal controls
  • Basic statistical sampling methods

This class is for Jail / Detention Command staff / Officers and other professionals working for a jail / detention facility:

  • With limited or no inspections or auditing experience.
  • Responsible for business related-controls, compliance, and quality assurance activities.
  • Interested in inspections and auditing

Sessions will include flash drive containing reports, audit plans and programs.  All participants must bring a laptop with ac power cord and PowerPoint, Word and Excel programs. The laptop must have Internet WiFi capability.

Classroom location: Mesa PD Central District Community Room, 120 N Robson Mesa, AZ 85201

Hotels: Delta Hotels by Marriott Phoenix Mesa 200 N Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201•(480) 898-8300

Hilton Phoenix/Mesa 1011 W Holmes Ave, Mesa, AZ 85210•(480) 833-5555

Best Western Plus Mesa 1563 S Gilbert Rd, Mesa, AZ 85204•(480) 926-3600


QUESTIONS / CONCERNS:   Call:    Dan Olson

Phone: (602) 510-8481 Email:    Web Site:   


DISCOUNTS: Early Registration $25.00 discount if PAID by March 30, 2020, $25 discount for LEIAG Members.


Class starts at 0800 hours on Tuesday 04/28/2020 and concludes on Thursday 04/30/2020 at 1700 hours.

For more information or to register on line go to

Class Flyer


120 N Robson, Mesa, Arizona, 85201, United States