37th Annual Welcome

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  • 38th Annual Conference
    May 6-10, 2024 / San Marcos, TX
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    April 28-May 2, 2025 / San Marcos, TX
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    May 4-8, 2026 / San Marcos, TX
  • 38th Annual TJA Conference

    Join the Texas Jail Association in San Marcos, Texas for the Annual TJA Conference. The conference will be hosted at the Embassy Suites. Participants will be offered training through a variety of general and breakout sessions. Registration will include refreshment breaks, Thursday night dinner & entertainment, and access to the exhibit hall.

    Participants receive the appropriate TCOLE credit for each training session attended.

    Professional dress is expected during general and breakout sessions.

    May 6–10, 2024 | San Marcos, Texas


    Early Registration (Through April 26th)
    $295.00 for TJA Members
    Membership must be current as of May 2024

    $325.00 for non-members
    This cost includes includes a 12 month membership

    Late Registration (Applies after April 26th)
    $354.00 for TJA Members
    Membership must be current as of May 2024

    $384.00 for non-members
    This cost includes includes a 12 month membership

    The Basics; Use of Force and Failure to Intervene; Don't Let the Job Break You; What If Chick-fil-a Managed the Jail?; Crisis Negotiations; But Did You Die?; Corrections Tactical Unit; It's a Family Affair: Establishing a Team Through Exemplary Leadership; Hot Topics; Road to Retirement; Life Lessons - The Mayonnaise Jar, Coffee and Chocolate; Generational Differences: Boomers, Generations X and Y - Different Values...Similar Goals; SAKI; Why are They Leaving?; Stop the Bleed; Creating a Positive and Inclusive Workplace: Crucial Conversations, Increasing Cultural Understanding, and Resolving Conflicts; Court Ordered Medications; Drug Recognition; Transporting Inmates; and more


    May 6, 2024 | Kissing Tree Golf Club, San Marcos, Texas


    Embassy Suites
    1001 E. McCarty Lane
    San Marcos, TX 78666

    Room Block is Full. Please check the overflow hotel options below.

    Please Note: Embassy Suites is the conference host hotel. The exhibitor hall will be located at this address. The room block is NOT open for vendor reservations. Presidential and Platinum Sponsors will have limited access to reserve at this room block.


    Holiday Inn San Marcos Convention Center
    105 Bintu Dr.
    San Marcos, TX 78666
    For phone reservations, use group code TJA.

    Holiday Inn Express & Suites - San Marcos
    900 Barnes Drive
    San Marcos, TX 78666
    For phone reservations, use group code TJA.

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