Sheriff Morgan W. Hightower Completes Training at Correctional Institute of Texas

Moore County Sheriff Morgan Hightower received training at the Correctional Institute of Texas at Sam Houston State University.

Last Updated on April 9, 2021 – 8:58 AM CDT

Moore County Sheriff Morgan W. Hightower recently completed an extensive training course at the Correctional Management Institute of Texas, a division of Sam Houston State University.

Sheriff Hightower was one of 18 jail administrators chosen from across Texas and spent more than 40 hours in this program learning the professional skills and techniques needed for managing a county jail.

Recently elected Moore County Sheriff Morgan W. Hightower (right) with retired Sheriff Bo DeArmond (left) at a retirement reception in 2020. – Photo Credit: Moore County Sheriff’s Office

The program was provided at no cost to Moore County or the registrants through a collaboration of the Correctional Management Institute of Texas, the Texas Jail Association, and the Texas Association of Counties. The Texas Association of Counties, which provides training to all county officials, is a non-profit professional organization. Sam Houston State University is known nationwide as the premier school for Criminal Justice students. The Texas Jail Association and the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas are professional organizations dedicated to the training and welfare of their members.