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

Management of Transgender Populations

The Moss Group is proud to work with agencies on solutions that address complex issues. One area where we have been a trusted partner is helping develop solutions on effectively supervising incarcerated individuals who are transgender, non-binary, and gender diverse....

The Moss Group is excited to announce our most recent hire, Mara Dodson!

Mara is joining TMG in the role of Director of Strategy and Growth where she will focus on developing and executing a growth plan for TMG including business development, strategic partnerships, marketing, and new product offerings

Prison Research Meets Practice: A Conversation on Correctional Workforce Rewards and Sanctions

This coming Tuesday, August 22, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT, a virtual event will be held where there will be a discussion on rewards and sanctions in the correctional environment and how research and lessons from on-the-ground implementation can be used to promote a healthy and productive workplace.

The Moss Group is excited to share another article written by some of our very own team members!

This article examines whether three states’ correctional officer training academies increase newly hired officers’ confidence (i.e., self-efficacy) in the tasks they will be asked to perform upon beginning their jobs.

Likely to stay or bound to leave? Exploring prior work histories of correctional officer recruits

The Moss Group is very excited to share an article written by a couple of our very own team members! This study borrowed an innovative method from organizational psychology to get a better understanding of why corrections officers might leave their positions. Join us as we congratulate Rollin Cook, TMG Project Director; Dr. Alexander Burton, TMG Consultant; and their colleagues on this publication!

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...

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1312 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE,

Washington, DC 20003

202 546 4747