The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) provides federal leadership, grants, training, technical assistance and other resources to improve the nation’s capacity to prevent and reduce crime, assist victims and enhance the rule of law by strengthening the criminal and juvenile justice systems.
Through various funding opportunities, research, and more, OJP is working to provide critical information and resources.
Programs & Initiatives
Following are examples of programs and initiatives from OJP and the OJP program offices related to this topic:
- Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program
- Justice Reinvestment Initiative
- National Gang Center
- National Motor Vehicle Title Information System
Also see the Crime & Crime Prevention page on the CrimeSolutions website for ratings of related programs.
Training & Technical Assistance
Visit the following sites to learn about training and technical assistance services from and supported by OJP program offices:
Frequently Asked Questions
College-specific crime statistics are available on the Campus Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool website from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE).
Additional data and information can be found on the U.S. Department of Education's Campus Security page. Also, Crime in the United States, an annual report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, provides university/college campus crime data that are reported by law enforcement agencies.
For additional information about campus crime and safety, visit the following sites:
The National Institute of Justice report, Duress Systems in Correctional Facilities, discusses duress systems that help officers in correctional facilities respond quickly and effectively to assaults on staff and other emergencies.