Office of Justice Programs
The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) is an agency of the United States Department of Justice that focuses on crime prevention through research and development, assistance to state and local law enforcement and criminal justice agencies through grants, and assistance to crime victims.
The major bureaus and offices of OJP include:
- Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
- Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)
- Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART)
- National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
- Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
- Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
- Community Capacity Development Office (CCDO), which manages the Weed and Seed program
OJP is headed by an Assistant Attorney General. On January 28, 2009, Laurie Robinson was named Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs, and on November 5, 2009, the Senate unanimously confirmed her.
- US DOJ Office of Justice Programs home page