Jail Trainings:


Defensive Tactics Instructor Refresher and Train the Trainer Course for Corrections

Class is full

April 29 - May 1, 2024


Zimmerman, Minnesota

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Field Training Officer - Corrections

June 27 & 28, 2024


St. Paul, Minnesota

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MSA Jail Academy: March 4 - 15, 2024

Jail Academy Information:

The MSA Jail Academy is a series of trainings held during a two-week session at Camp Ripley.

Registrants are able to attend as daily, weekly, or full academy registrants.


8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. held daily in the Education Center, except for Use of Force

CLICK HERE for the March 2024 Jail Academy schedule.


CLICK HERE for course descriptions.


Participant information is below; it is important that each attendee read this information.


Online Registration Options:

Please note that each attendee's cell phone number and email address will be required during registration.


CLICK HERE to register for the Full 2-Week Academy.


(Registration for these two weeks includes lodging for Sun - Thurs; lunch Mon  - Fri, and dinner Mon -Thurs)​


CLICK HERE to register for either the entire Week 1 or the entire Week 2 of training.


CLICK HERE for daily registrations.

(The daily registration fee includes lunch.  If you need lodging or other meals, please indicate your choices--Please see instructions to the right.)​



CLICK HERE for the paper registration form.


You may also go directly to the MSA Events page to register for any MSA event.


PLEASE register early

Camp Ripley needs time to process the meals and the housing lists as well as the large quantity of materials that need to be sent up for the academy. 


Your consideration is appreciated.


If you want to use Instructor Credits to pay for these classes, please email the paper registration form to Tom at twells@mnsheriffs.org


CLICK HERE for detailed instructions on how to register online.

(We suggest having the schedule and the paper registration form to look at to help determine your choices and ease in registering.)



  Jail Academy Participant Information 
for attendees at Camp Ripley Jail Academy 




Camp Ripley Site Map

You will asked to show a valid ID upon entering Camp Ripley

Do not go over the posted speed or use your cell phone while driving on base or you may be ticketed.

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. every day


ORIENTATION AND CHECK-IN for full three week academy participants check in by 9:00 pm Sunday and orientation will be Monday morning at 8:00 am. 

Please contact the Week 1  Site Coordinator if you will be arriving late.



             updated August 2021





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