The Moss Group

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What we Do

The Moss Group, Inc. is a Washington, DCbased, certified, woman-owned business and criminal justice and public safety consulting firm dedicated to helping state, local, federal, and private organizations achieve organizational excellence.

We specialize in developing strategic solutions to sensitive issues facing correctional administrators, executives, and leaders. We address complex and emerging issues through training and technical assistance, and we have worked in all 50 states.

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Criminal Justice and Corrections

TMG provides consultative services, training, technical assistance, and customized resources to federal, state, local (county and city), and private organizations, non-profits, associations, and foundations. We specialize in developing strategic solutions to sensitive issues facing correctional administrators, executives, and leaders. 

Private Organizations

Private Organizations

Many of TMG’s services provide solutions that crossover multiple industries and types of organizations. From organizational assessments, diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives to strategic planning and leadership and professional development, TMG offers outcome-based solutions that strengthen organizational needs.   

Associations, Non-Profits, and Foundations

Associations, Non-profits, and Foundations

From training and coaching to organizational development, strategic planning and diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, TMG offers expertise and solutions designed specifically for these types of organizations. 

Public Safety

Public Safety

TMG provides strategic solutions, consultative services, training and technical assistance for public safety organizations including law enforcement, fire and emergency services, employment services, health services, forensic sciences, and more 

Recent News

BJA 2023 Spotlight, Michigan

Darrick Alvarez serves as a Recruiter for the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC). He is a twenty-three-year veteran of the agency with a master's in criminal justice administration from Ferris State University. Darrick served for eight years in the Army...

BJA 2023 Spotlight, North Dakota

Lyle Mee serves as a Staff Development Coordinator at the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, James River Correctional Center.    Brandon Stoddart serves as a Staff Development Officer at the North Dakota Department of Corrections and...

BJA 2023 Spotlight, Michigan

Cherry Taylor serves as a Training Officer at the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC.) She has been with the department for three years and "could not be happier" with her job. With an Arts and Science degree and experience lecturing at the college level, Cherry...

BJA 2023 Spotlight, Michigan

Tanisha Black serves as a Leadership and Professional Development Training Specialist at the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC.) She is a twenty-two-year veteran of the agency. Tanisha received her bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Eastern Michigan...

BJA 2023 Spotlight, Ohio

Annette Chambers-Smith was appointed Director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections (ODRC) in January 2019.  She has a degree in organizational management and brings thirty years of corrections experience. She has received many awards and...

BJA 2023 Spotlight, Michigan

Today’s challenges in corrections often revolve around retention and recruitment. Motivational interviewing (MI) is a recent agency-wide addition to the training at the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC). This training aids retention by giving staff a new sense...

Don’t miss our PREA Juvenile Specialized Investigations Training

If you work in a juvenile facility, you do not want to miss our upcoming virtual training on PREA specialized investigations December 19, 2022 from 11:00 am to 5:30 pm EST. In this virtual online training, you'll understand PREA standards relevant to investigations;...
Division of American Correctional Association

BJA Correctional Training Academy.

The Moss Group will be presenting a workshop at ACA 2023, January 27-31, in Orlando! In 2019, TMG was awarded a multi-year initiative from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to examine the state of correctional academy training. During the last 18 months, TMG has...
Shirley Moore Smeal

Shirley Moore Smeal selected as the 2022 AWEC Susan M. Hunter Award Recipient.

The Association of Women Executives in Corrections (AWEC) honored Shirley Moore Smeal as the 2022 Susan M. Hunter award recipient. This prestigious award recognizes women who mentor, promote, and develop women in the corrections field. Shirley began her career in the...
THe Moss Group Team

The Moss Group is Growing.

The Moss Group is excited to announce the addition of six new team members! Project Coordinator Jenise Durant brings eleven years of criminal justice system experience, having worked in training and as a detention officer. Most recently, Jenise worked with the South...

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1312 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE,

Washington, DC 20003

202 546 4747