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OSS Academy - Jail Administration Handout


The MAS Insurance Trust (“MASIT”) will host an inaugural Law Enforcement Risk Management Conference on April 26-27, 2023 at the Sheraton Refuge Hotel and Conference Center in Flowood, MS. 

This conference is open to all Mississippi county officials, including sheriffs, deputies, jailers, training officers and other law enforcement personnel. County supervisors, board attorneys, county administrators, insurance agents and other county officials may also be interested in this two-day risk management training opportunity.

These educational sessions have been designed around law enforcement risks seen in Mississippi and nationally and will be led by industry experts. Our goal is to educate law enforcement personnel on the recent legal trends associated with these risks and to equip them with the knowledge to best protect themselves and the county from lawsuits.

Hotel block is available at the Sheraton Refuge Hotel until April 4, 2023. Please see the enclosed Registration Form and Tentative Agenda for more details. If you have any questions, contact Renada Skannal (, 601.487.0652 Direct) or Stephanie Spangler ( or call the MAS office at 601.353.2741.

MASIT has invited instructors from across the country to provide practical, professional training insights our county law enforcement offices can take back and implement in their departments.

Scheduled session topics:

  • No Knock Warrants
  • Human Resources for County Law Enforcement
  • Legal Landscape: Tort and Disappearing Immunity
  • Community Events – Protecting the Public
  • Human Capital - Locating and Retaining the Best Candidates
  • Jail Administration: Intake and Screening
  • ​Emerging Legal Trends
    • Policies, Procedures and Training
    • Vehicle Pursuit
    • Wrongful Incarceration
    • Stop, Arrest and Search & the Fourth Amendment
    • Search Warrant Execution – High Risk Entry
    • Mental Health in Jails

We encourage every county law enforcement and jail administration to attend.

Updated Agenda (April 5, 2023)

Registration Form