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Let JCS Jail Consulting help you in the successful operation of your corrections facility. Mr. Sida has decades of "hands on" experience in the operation and maintenance of adult corrections facilities, as well as close involvement and expert knowledge of correctional standards in use today. As a former jail practitioner and Deputy Director at the California Board of State and Community Corrections (formerly the Board of Corrections), Mr. Sida has a thorough understanding of how corrections facilities operate.

Mr. Sida’s base of knowledge has been acquired though exposure and years of collaborative work with corrections managers including inspection of/or managerial oversight of literally hundreds of jails, juvenile halls, ranches and camps located in urban, suburban and rural localities. Let me help you solve problems in any of the following areas:

  • Litigation Issues – Expert Witness
  • Staffing Analysis
  • Facility Needs Assessment
  • Security Issues
  • Crowding Issues
  • Medical/Mental Health Issues
  • Inmate Programs
  • Policy and Procedure Development
  • Transition Planning
  • Development of Policies and Procedures
  • Staffing Plans
  • Selection and Hiring Issues
  • Training Courses
  • Transition Training

JCS Jail Consulting’s work in the field of local corrections is unparalleled in the provision of consulting services ranging from very small detention operations to the largest county jails in the United States. Please look at our client listing and range of services offered.




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JCS Jail Consulting (702) 331-1130