Technical Assistance

Planning, designing, and implementing approaches to address criminal justice system issues are daunting tasks. JMI helps criminal justice and policymakers develop more effective approaches to address a variety of challenges.

Examples of our technical assistance services include:

  • Assessing the day-to-day operations of local criminal justice systems to identify strengths and weakness and to recommend courses of actions to make systemic improvements
  • Identifying systemic strategies to reducing jail overcrowding
  • Assisting court managers with criminal caseflow management in adult and juvenile courts
  • Assessing criminal justice agency workloads and resource needs
  • Identifying strategies for dealing with budget cutbacks and court operations
  • Helping jurisdictions move toward the implementation of evidence-based practices and evidence-based decision making
  • Re-engineering operations in courts and prosecution
  • Assessing information sharing and case management systems to help jurisdictions identify ways to incorporate data-driven planning

Some of our technical assistance clients include:

  • King County, Washington
  • Cuyahoga County, Ohio
  • Hamilton County, Ohio
  • Hamilton County, Indiana
  • Pinellas County, Florida
  • Harris County, Texas
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Santa Clara County, California
  • Mecklenberg County, North Carolina
  • Fulton County, Georgia
  • State of Tennessee
  • Washington, DC Superior Court
  • 4th Judicial District, Hennepin County, MN
  • 20th Judicial Circuit, Florida
  • New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Pierce County, Washington
  • Nevada Committee on Preservation, Access, and Sealing of Court Records
  • Oregon Association for Court Administrators

International technical assistance projects include:

  • Saudi Arabia Judicial Modernization Project
  • Workload Assessment of Department of the Judiciary, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Caseflow management workshops and seminars in Kosovo, Serbia, Ukraine, and Mexico
  • Strategic planning for the Kosovo judicial system
  • Judicial system modernization in the Ukraine and Mexico
  • Court and justice system improvement in the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia