Seminar Title

Online-Jail Classification

Dates of Events

05/02/2024 through 05/02/2024

Last Updated: 04/14/2024
Instructor(s): Lisa Farmer
Course Registration Fee: $150
Instructor Bio
Lisa Farmer
Lisa Farmer, Director (retired)
Fayette County Detention Center Adult Facility. Lexington, Kentucky
Lisa Farmer retired in October 2022 and the Director of Fayette County Detention Center in Lexington, KY. Fayette County Detention Center is a Direct Supervision 1260 facility bed, with a staff of 358. Starting as an officer in July 2021, she worked in many areas of the jail including the Classification Department. While promoting up the ranks, she was a Sergeant in Professional Standards for 7 years which included Internal Affairs investigations and starting the Gang Intel Unit. As she continued to promote up thru the ranks, she was a commander over the Custody Bureau. In March 2014, Lisa completed the National Jail Academy Leadership Command Academy in Sam Houston, TX and was the first to receive the CJM certification at Fayette County Detention Center in November 2014. Lisa was an adjunct instructor for training and recruit academy classes covering topics of gangs and Internal Affairs. Lisa completed her BS degree in Corrections and Juvenile Services from Eastern Kentucky University in 2001 and then followed up with her MS degree in Criminal Justice from Eastern Kentucky University in 2004, while working at the detention center.
Course Objectives
Course Overview:
Date: May 2, 2023
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
Where Liability Starts
Ensuring the Safety and Security of Your Jail
Today, jails having an objective classification system is an essential part of ensuring the safety and security of any facility. With an objective classification system, there can be a lower risk of litigation and a safer jail for both staff and inmates. The training will start with an overview of the history and evolvement of classification and housing inmates. There will be an overview of what an Objective Jail Classification System should include and why a valid objective system should be used over an subjective classification system. The training will also include changing requirements and use of Restrictive Housing to include certain inmate population where it should be used only as a last option.

Group Viewing Encouraged: Pay 1 Registration Fee
·Multiple attendees can group view the training from one device only and each attendee will receive a certificate.
·ONLY the registered attendee will receive a link to join the training (Link will be sent 1-2 Days Prior to the Event)
Quiz & Certificates: Within 24 hours after the live broadcast the registered attendee will receive an email with:
·Quiz link that will need to be forwarded to each person in your group so they may print a certificate after completing the quiz. ·30 Days Access of the Recording (this link may be shared with with others in your department)
*** No Refunds After Class Link Has Been Sent***

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