JCI is a Kansas City-based firm that consults nationwide. The principals of JCI are Dr. Allen Beck and Dr.
Nancy Insco. Collectively, they have more than 55 years of applied experience working with "at-risk populations." This experience
includes planning and operating detention facilities, planning community corrections, managing probation and parole agencies, and
finding funds for correctional programs.
Who we serve
County adult corrections
and parole agencies
Juvenile correctional programs
State adult correctional departments
Private organizations serving offender
Our Consulting Philosophy
Our apparoch to correctional consulting is to recognize that the
ultimate client is the taxpayer. In studying jail needs we sometimes find the appropriate response to jail crowding
is to recommend reducing problems in the criminal justice system that needlessly inflate the jail population. When a new facility
is needed, we follow best practices and standards of the American Correctional Association in planning and design.
Ideas and services for decision-makers who seek solutions for jail and corrections problems.
We take a "get-in-there and help" approach to reducing jail populations, as if we were
Forecast capacity requirements for new jails.
Study criminal justice system operations.
Plan alternatives to incarceration.
general & financial feasibility studies.
Evaluate operational effectiveness and efficiency.
Perform staffing analyses.
programs for offenders.
Work with private vendors of correctional services.
Assist local architects in facility planning.
Assist counties in preparing for bond referendums.