TDCJ Executive Director Bryan Collier Reelected Southern Region Chair

We are happy to announce Executive Director Bryan Collier with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, has been Reelected as the CLA Southern Region Chair! Congratulations Mr. Collier!

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) joins organizations nationwide in highlighting the importance of programs that support the mental health and wellness of all Americans, including public safety professionals as well as those who encounter the justice system.

Throughout the month, BJA will highlight programs working to support persons experiencing mental health issues. For example, did you know that BJA has a Police-Mental Health Collaboration Toolkit that provides resources for law enforcement agencies to help their officers appropriately respond to calls involving individuals with mental health illnesses and intellectual and developmental disabilities?

BJA is committed to providing resources that help support the mental health of people across the country. Visit our topic page for a wide range of BJA resources that are related to mental health.


Vermont officials tackle recent rise in deaths, health concerns in prisons

Join the conversation with Vermont Commissioner Nicholas Deml as officials address the recent increase in deaths and health issues in prisons. This call-in discussion offers valuable insights and updates on the steps being taken to address these pressing concerns. Don't miss your chance to stay informed and engaged in this important topic.


Head of Marine Corps. Corrections Christopher Nichols Announces Retirement

It is with mixed emotions that we share the retirement announcement of Christopher Nichols, Head of Marines Corps Corrections. While we are saddened to see him go, we are also excited for the next chapter of his journey.

Chris has been an integral part of the CLA family for several years, and we cannot express our gratitude enough for the immense contributions he has made during his time with us. He has been a true leader, inspiring us with his dedication, professionalism, and passion for the field of corrections.

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