Skip over navigation
mySkills myFuture Start Page

Certified Jail Officer

certifying organization info

American Jail Association
Certified Jail Officer
1135 Professional Court, Hagerstown
MD 21740-5853


The Certified Jail Officer (CJO) Program was developed to assist jail officers in preparing themselves for advancement in the profession of jail management. The CJO Program provides jail officers with an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as their commitment to the corrections profession on a national level.

Certified Jail Officer Website


Work Experience Required? Yes

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 4 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? Yes

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? No

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? Yes

This certification is related to military occupational specialties.
Read more about military occupations..

Site Map  |   Tell Us What You Think  |   Developers  |   Download: Download Adobe PDF Reader Download Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer Download Microsoft Word Viewer Download Microsoft Excel Viewer