GGI has undertaken a considerable number of assignments in the justice and security fields. These assignments include the planning and conduct of evaluations, as well as other reviews, which span the continuum of justice and security issues – ranging from prevention to corrections. We partner with security, justice and correctional experts to ensure that our studies and their recommendations are relevant and practical.

GGI has evaluated a variety of training, prevention and capacity building programs, including:

  • Two evaluations of emergency preparedness programs: the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s component of the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) training initiative
  • An evaluation of the CBRN Research and Technologies Initiative.  An evaluation of an interdepartmental counter-terrorism capacity building program

The firm’s experience includes also projects that assess the implementationof justice and security programs, including:

  • Two evaluations of Canada’s war crimes program
  • Evaluation of a nuclear-powered submarine dismantlement program
  • Evaluation of the a federal agency’s role in preparing for, and responding to, emergencies involving food safety, animal health and plant protection

At the corrections end of the continuum, GGI has recently evaluated:

  • A pilot project to introduce male correctional staff in a provincial female correctional facility
  • A pilot project for the electronic monitoring of offenders in the community

GGI’s experience also includes also projects undertaken in the international development context:

  • Assisting with the implementation of a judicial training project in Palestine
  • Evaluation of a project to support the development of a correctional service in Kosovo
  • Evaluation of a legal reform project in Bangladesh