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Office of Justice Programs

Your Partner for Safer Communities

National Gang Violence Prevention Week

September 20-26, 2020, is recognized as National Gang Violence Prevention Week.  OJJDP supports a range of programs and activities designed to prevent gang violence.

Human Trafficking Survivors and Service Providers Share Stories and Successes

Director Jessica Hart visits two OVC-funded organizations that serve human trafficking victims in the Virginia Beach, Virginia, area.

OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2020

The July/August newsletter highlights OJJDP’s virtual tribal consultation and the activities and accomplishments of a youth peer guide in Indian Country.

Reentry Resource Center

The Office of the Assistant Attorney General introduces a new website, The Reentry Resource Center. This site serves as a one-stop-shop for information and resources on crime prevention and reentry policies, programs, services, supports, and other related efforts for the public and professionals.

COVID-19 Fraud Awareness Resources

Given that the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding program may be vulnerable to fraud schemes, the Office of Justice Programs shares the following information provided by the Department of Justice Office of Inspector General to increase fraud awareness for our grantee community. 

What is JustGrants?

In October 2020, the Office of Justice Programs, the Office on Violence Against Women, and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services will transition to new grants management and payment management systems.