About CGL

We are internationally recognized experts in justice facilities, specializing in facility planning, design, maintenance, and operations.

Founded in 1974, CGL has since grown into the largest, most comprehensive criminal justice consulting firm in the world. Our vertically-integrated 360 JUSTICE service platform provides justice owners with:
  • Significant facility cost savings
  • Increased facility life
  • Total understanding of the facility and operations
  • Speed to market with a single-source solution
  • Reduced risk and comprehensive plans that work
Continential map of locations CGL has worked

Where We Work

We are the leading provider of justice facility planning, design, program management and maintenance solutions.

To date, CGL has worked in more than 900 counties and municipalities, all 50 states, and 20 countries. Owners have turned to us to deliver solutions on more than 1,900 projects and we currently manage maintenance for nearly 9 million square feet of justice facilities.

Our Experts

CGL brings together the top minds in justice planning, design, maintenance, and management. Our team has worked in and alongside criminal justice agencies, dedicating our careers to understanding the complexities and unique nature of the justice system. From operations experts with firsthand experience as wardens, administrators, and directors of justice facilities and systems, to internationally-recognized experts in sustainable justice practices and criminology, we deliver a 360-degree approach to justice.

Executive Leadership

Our Partnerships


Correctional Leaders Association


2019 Corporate Partner - Virginia Sheriffs' Association


Member – California State Sheriffs’ Association Corporate 100 Partners Program


Bronze Level Partner