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About Us

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The Office of Justice Programs is the largest grantmaking component of the Department of Justice and houses the Department’s criminal and juvenile justice-related science, statistics, and programmatic agencies. OJP provides federal leadership, funding, training and technical assistance, research and statistics, and other critical resources to advance work that strengthens community safety, promotes civil rights and equity, increases access to justice, supports crime victims and individuals impacted by the justice system, and builds trust between law enforcement and communities.

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Our Vision

Safe and Just Communities

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Our Values

Fair and Transparent

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Our Mission

To provide resources, leadership, and solutions to advance community safety, build community trust, and strengthen the community’s role as co-producer of safety and justice.



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For Congress

This section is specifically dedicated to meeting the needs of Members of Congress and their staff. Please see below for quick links to information that may interest you.

If you need additional information or if we can be of further assistance, please feel free to contact us at [email protected]. We look forward to working with you!

Frequently Requested Information

If you need assistance with the status of a grant, please have the applicant's name and the grant program before calling.

OJP Congressional Notifications

Congressional members and staff may be added to our electronic notification list by sending an e-mail to [email protected] or by calling 202-307-0703. E-mail participants will be sent press releases and special notices that may be of interest. Please include your congressional office, full name, phone number, and e-mail address.