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Community policing

The Sex Offender Registry Tool

Date Published
March 2015
Publication Type
Report (Technical Assistance), Report (Grant Sponsored), Measurement/Evaluation Device, Instructional Material, Factsheet

Evidence-Based Policing in 45 Small Bytes

Date Published
May 2020
Publication Type
Report (Technical Assistance), Report (Grant Sponsored), Reference Material, Instructional Material (Programmed)

Identity Theft

Victims of identity theft are citizens who have had bank accounts wiped out, credit histories ruined, and jobs and valuable possessions taken away. In some cases, they have even been arrested for crimes they did not commit. The financial toll exacted by identity theft can be crippling, and the emotional trauma can be as devastating as many of the most violent offenses. Far from being a victimless crime, identity theft has profound and often tragic consequences for those affected by it.

DOJ Grants Financial Guide

Date Published
December 2017
Publication Type
Report (Technical Assistance), Reference Material, Policy/Procedure Handbook/Manual, Legislation/Policy Description, Instructional Material (Programmed), Handbook, Guideline, Grants and Funding

Law Enforcement Resources

OJP, along with DOJ partners, are committed to supporting and protecting America's law enforcement. Featured resources include officer safety & wellness, DOJ resources, VALOR, tribal law enforcement, and helping law enforcement combat opioids.

Civil Rights

The Office for Civil Rights at the Office of Justice Programs ensures that recipients of financial assistance from OJP, as well as the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services and the Office on Violence Against Women, comply with federal laws that prohibit discrimination in employment and the delivery of services or benefits based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, and disability. See Civil Rights Requirements for more information.

Recipients of financial assistance from OVW are also prohibited from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. For more information, see Nondiscrimination Grant Condition in the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013.

Employees, beneficiaries and applicants for employment or services of any of the above who believe that they have experienced unlawful discrimination may file a complaint.

The Investigative Findings page captures information for a selection of OCR investigations.


Director: Michael Alston
OCR Main Line: 202-307-0690
Fax: 202-354-4380
TDD/TTY: 202-307-2027
OCR E-mail: [email protected]


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