Strategies to improve
the lives of justice
involved men & women

Allen Consulting & Research, LLC is a Michigan based firm offering technical assistance to organizations working to improve the lives of justice-involved men and women.

Led by Dr. Denise Smith Allen, a researcher with over 30 years experience as a criminal justice professional, we provide governmental agencies, faith-based groups, school, and other non-profit organizations with quality research as well as organizational assessments, analysis, and strategic planning solutions.

Guided by a belief that society is at its best when all citizens have the opportunity to build a productive life and make meaningful contributions to their family and community our goal is to work with organizations to create meaningful changes in the criminal justice system through effective partnerships and collaboration.

A unique specialty of Allen Consulting & Research is working on issues related to justice-involved women.  As women are the fastest growing segment of the criminal justice population, our experience and expertise in this area can assist organizations seeking to find solutions for problems facing the growing number of incarcerated women.