Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
OJP does not process FOIA/PA requests for the Department of Justice (DOJ). Please refer to the DOJ FOIA website for the appropriate DOJ component(s) that may maintain the type of documents you are seeking.
Office of Justice Programs
Office of the General Counsel
Attention: FOIA Staff
810 7th St., NW
Washington, DC 20531
FOIA Requester Service Center: 202-307-6235
FOIA Public Liaison: George Pruden, 202-307-0790
Conventional Reading Room
810 7th St., NW
Electronic Reading Room
The Electronic Reading Room includes frequently requested records, major information systems, and staff manuals, created by the Office of Justice Programs on or after November 1, 1996.
OJP processes and its components award and administer financial and technical assistance to state and local criminal justice agencies and organizations, as well as conduct research studies and statistical surveys in matters concerning the administration of criminal justice. OJP maintains records to monitor and manage these programs. In addition, OJP maintains files on civil rights compliance investigations relating to any grants awarded by its component agencies.
Privacy Impact Assessments
- Privacy Impact Assessment for the Grants Management System
- Privacy Impact Assessment for the Electronic System for Personnel
- Privacy Impact Assessment for Security Activities Reporting System
- Privacy Impact Assessment for Web-based Standard Form 269
DOJ Reference Guide
DOJ FOIA Reference Guide (January 2010): A comprehensive guide to the FOIA that serves as a handbook for obtaining information from the Department of Justice, including OJP.
Other reference materials:
- Freedom of Information Act Guide (2009 Edition)
- Overview of the Privacy Act of 1974 (2010 Edition)
- Your Right to Federal Records (November 2009)
Special Information Required to Make a FOIA Request
Publicly Available Information for Which a FOIA is Not Required
Publications regarding law enforcement, criminal justice, juvenile justice and delinquency prevention, and related statistical information and analysis.