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  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
  • Monday, October 25, 2010
  • OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS
  • Contact: Deborah Sheetz
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******PUBLICATION ADVISORY******

OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS' 2009 ANNUAL REPORT HIGHLIGHTS IMPACT
OF FUNDED PROGRAMS

WASHINGTON –The Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (OJP) today announced the availability of its 2009 Annual Report, Forward Momentum.

The Report includes examples of OJP's grantee projects, organized in chapters highlighting outreach, collaboration, innovation, evidence and stewardship. Each chapter also features accomplishments made using American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds, and an appendix includes award totals.

In 2009, OJP awarded more than 8,200 grants totaling $5.6 billion. Sections of the report showcase the work of individual criminal and juvenile justice practitioners and their impact on the safety of communities throughout the country.

TITLE: OJP 2009 Annual Report: Forward Momentum
WHERE: http://www.ojp.gov/newsroom/pdfs/09_ojp_annual_report.pdf

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The Office of Justice Programs (OJP), headed by Assistant Attorney General Laurie O. Robinson, provides federal leadership in developing the nation's capacity to prevent and control crime, administer justice, and assist victims. OJP has seven components: the Bureau of Justice Assistance; the Bureau of Justice Statistics; the National Institute of Justice; the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; the Office for Victims of Crime; the Community Capacity Development Office; and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking. More information about OJP can be found at http://www.ojp.gov.