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Office of Justice Programs

Your Partner for Safer Communities

SMART remembers, mourns the loss of tribal SORNA officers to COVID

The SMART Office mourns the loss of two SORNA officers, Michael Lee and Elmer Lamson, who were instrumental in implementing their tribes’ sex offender registration systems.

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. 

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.

Each year, the Office for Victims of Crime recognizes exceptional individuals and organizations for their outstanding service in supporting victims.  These award recipients were selected for their vision, action, and leadership in seeking justice, ensuring victims’ rights, and inspiring hope.

JustGrants Now Available

The Justice Grants System (JustGrants) and the Department of the Treasury’s Automated Standard Application for Payments (ASAP) are now available for all award management and payment activities.