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Bill Brantley - Public Affairs Specialist

Sheila Jerusalem - Public Affairs Specialist (National Institute of Justice)

Joan LaRocca - Public Affairs Specialist (Bureau of Justice Assistance)

Kara McCarthy - Public Affairs Specialist (Bureau of Justice Statistics and Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking)

Starr Stepp - Public Affairs Specialist (Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and Office for Victims of Crime)

Friday, September 18, 2015
Expanding Access to Education in Our Prisons
Expanding Access to Education in Our Prisons
College education programs in prison are a cost-effective means of addressing recidivism.

Thursday, July 30, 2015
New JAG Accountability Measures: Encouraging Success
New JAG Accountability Measures: Encouraging Success
If the phrases “evidence-based” and “data-driven” seem to pop up a lot when you read Bureau of Justice Assistance solicitations, you’ve clearly been paying attention to a marked shift in emphasis in the design of our funding programs.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Recognizing Impact on Victims' Services: Nominations Open for the 2016 National Crime Victims' Service Awards
Recognizing Impact on Victims' Services: Nominations Open for the 2016 National Crime Victims' Service Awards
For more than 30 years, OJP’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) has recognized extraordinary individuals and organizations through the National Crime Victims' Service Awards.

Monday, July 6, 2015
Building Trust in Birmingham
Building Trust in Birmingham
Conversations about citizen interactions with police often begin with stories of encounters gone wrong and end in blame and recrimination, so it is refreshing – and heartening – to be part of a discussion that yields a positive take-away.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Public Safety Officer Medal Of Valor: Honoring Members Of The Public Safety Community
The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), a component of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, is proud to stand with the White House to honor public safety officers.

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OJP Brochure
OJP delivers unique value to state, local, and tribal justice systems through knowledge sharing, technical assistance, and grants administration. See the OJP Brochure to learn more.

Kilah Davenport Child Protection Act of 2013: Report to Congress

National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape

2015 OJP Program Plan

2014 Office of Justice Programs Financial Guide

2012 OJP Annual Report

2011 OJP Annual Report: Driving the Future (PDF, ePUB, .mobi)

Strategic Plan



2015 OJP Financial Management Training Seminars

All of the Financial Management Training Seminars will be held at the Office of Justice Programs in Washington, DC. Learn more about OJP's 2015 Financial Management Training Seminars by visiting the Financial Management Training Seminars site.

Upcoming Events

To locate information about additional events, or to conduct a search for conferences, trainings, and webinars, visit the Justice Events section of OJP’s National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) site.

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