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Office of Justice Programs

Your Partner for Safer Communities

Celebrating 50 Years of American Indian Self-Determination

The Office of Justice Programs helps commemorate 50 years of American Indian Self-Determination.

WANTED: MEDAL OF VALOR NOMINATIONS

Their actions exemplify the best of the blue.

2019-2020 Medal of Valor Nominations

Nominations are open until July 31 for the nation’s highest award for public safety officers.

OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2020

The May/June newsletter highlights how OJJDP-funded drug treatment courts are empowering youth and families to live drug- and crime-free lives.  Between fiscal years 2017 and 2019, OJJDP awarded $50 million to drug court programs nationwide.

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.

National Hotline Helps Victims of Elder Financial Fraud

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day:  The Department of Justice estimates that financial exploitation, the most common form of elder abuse, afflicts one in ten older adults.