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JASI Sheriff's Academy

Newest sheriff deputies set to graduate from Penn State-run state academy

Thirty-six deputy sheriffs will graduate Sept. 8 from Pennsylvania’s Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff Education and Training Program. Penn State JASI administers the state’s lone academy, which all sheriffs and deputy sheriffs from Pennsylvania’s 67 counties must complete before beginning active duty.
Dr. Jennifer Gibbs

Penn State Harrisburg faculty member helps revamp police training in Nigeria

Nigeria is committed to improving the training of its police force, and Jennifer Gibbs, assistant professor of criminal justice in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, is helping the African country get there.