U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Office of Justice Programs (OJP) processes FOIA requests only for OJP. Please refer to the Department of Justice (DOJ) FOIA website for the appropriate DOJ component(s) that may maintain the type of documents you are seeking.

FOIA Contact

Dorothy Lee
Office of Justice Programs
Office of the General Counsel
Attention: FOIA Staff
810 7th St., NW
Room 5400
Washington, DC 20531
E-mail: FOIAOJP@usdoj.gov

FOIA Requester Service Center: 202-307-6235
FOIA Public Liaison: Carolyn Kennedy, 202-307-0790

Conventional Reading Room

Room 5430
810 7th St., NW
Washington, DC 20531

FOIA Library

The FOIA Library includes frequently requested records, major information systems, and staff manuals, created by OJP on or after November 1, 1996.

Component Information

OJP and its components award and administer financial and technical assistance to state and local criminal justice agencies and organizations, as well as conduct research studies and statistical surveys in matters concerning the administration of criminal justice. OJP maintains records to monitor and manage these programs. In addition, OJP maintains files on civil rights compliance investigations relating to any grants awarded by its component agencies.

Privacy Impact Assessments

DOJ Guide to the FOIA

DOJ Guide to the Freedom of Information Act (posted July 24, 2013). A comprehensive guide to the FOIA that serves as a handbook for obtaining information from the Department of Justice, including OJP.

Other reference materials:

Special Information Required to Make a FOIA Request


Publicly Available Information for which a FOIA is Not Required

Publications regarding law enforcement, criminal justice, juvenile justice and delinquency prevention, and related statistical information and analysis.

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