Jail Trainings:


**Visit www.mnlet.org for MSA’s online jail courses**


Two New Jail Training Offerings!

Understanding Jail Medical (In My Professional Medical Opinion)

January 10, 2023

Offered either in person (St. Paul) or online via Zoom

CLICK HERE for the training announcement.

CLICK HERE to register online.



"The Hardel Sherrell Act"

February 14, 2023- Registration available soon!


Defensive Tactics Instructor Refresher and Train the Trainer Course for Corrections

January 17, 18, & 19, 2023 - Camp Ripley, MN

CLICK HERE for the training announcement.

CLICK HERE to register online.




MSA Jail Academy - Spring 2023



Spring 2023 Jail Academy registration is will be available in late winter.

You must be logged in to register online or if you are new to our system, create a new user profile.

CLICK HERE for detailed instructions regarding online registration.

CLICK HERE for instructions regarding registering multiple people in one transaction.

MSA Cancelation Policy:  Cancelations received more than five working days in advance will receive a full refund. Cancelations within five working days receive a refund less 25% administration fee. Day of cancelations and No shows are non-refundable. Substitutions permitted at no charge.


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 Spring 2023 Jail Academy schedule. (Link not yet available.)


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. (Link not yet available.)


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


CLICK HERE to register for the entire Week 1 of training. (Link not yet available.)


CLICK HERE for daily registrations. (Link not yet available.)

(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. (Link not yet available.)



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. everyday


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