Jackson County
Sheriff's Office
Brownstown, Indiana
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Jail Staff attends Training


Jackson County Jail medical staff members Lea Ann Wheeler, LPN, and Ed Rutan, LPN, along with Jail Commander Charlie Murphy recently received training at the 2017 Indiana Jail Summit held in Bloomington, Indiana. The training was provided by Advanced Correctional Healthcare in cooperation with the Indiana Sheriff’s Association.

Training consisted of;

Deciphering the Malingering of Psychosis

Overdose as a Rising Cause of Death in Jails

Treating Mental Illness

Identifying and Treating Common Infectious Diseases

Merging Healthcare with Security

Professional Boundaries in Correctional Medical Care


The Jackson County Sheriff is committed to providing a higher standard of training for our facility.

Instructors for the course were;

Jessica Young, Esq., CCHP Senior Counsel

Melissa Caldwell, PhD, CCHP / Director of Mental Health Services

Deb Ash, RN, MSN, MBA, LNC, CCHP / Vice President of Compliance

Dr. Michael Mitcheff, MBA, CCHP / Corporate Medical Director