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


Access relevant information and resources related to OJP initiatives and programs.

The AMBER Alert™ Program is a voluntary partnership between law enforcement agencies, broadcasters, transportation agencies, and the wireless industry, to activate an urgent bulletin in the most serious child abduction cases. The goal of an AMBER Alert is to instantly galvanize the entire community to assist in the search for and the safe recovery of the child.
American Indian & Alaska Native Affairs American Indian & Alaska Native Affairs
This page highlights OJP efforts and assistance related to Tribal justice matters.
The Justice Blog Blogs
Learn more about OJP activities and programs by visiting the OJP blogs tab in the News Center.

Previous Blogs
Center for Faith Based & Neighborhood Partnerships Center for Faith Based & Neighborhood Partnerships
The Center for Faith Based & Neighborhood Partnerships (FBNP) works to strengthen and expand partnerships with faith and community-based organizations nationwide.
CrimeSolutions.gov CrimeSolutions.gov
The CrimeSolutions.gov website provides results of rigorous research to inform practitioners and policy makers about what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services.
Defending Childhood Defending Childhood
The Defending Childhood initiative was launched to address the exposure of America's children to violence as victims and as witnesses.
OJP Program Plan Developer Resources
To improve access to data and to encourage innovation, OJP has begun to provide Application Programming Interface (API) access to some of OJP’s most sought after data sets.
OJP Diagnostic Center Diagnostic Center
The Diagnostic Center is an OJP technical assistance resource that emphasizes data-driven diagnosis of public safety and criminal justice issues and customized strategies based on evidence-based solutions. The Diagnostic Center brings together resources and expertise from across OJP and DOJ to meet the needs of state, local, and tribal governments.

You may contact the Diagnostic Center at contact@OJPDiagnosticCenter.org.
Grants 101 Grants 101
OJP’s Grants 101 provides an overview of the types of funding offered by OJP, as well as a step-by-step description of the grant process and how it works.
Justice Reinvestment Initiative Justice Reinvestment Initiative
Justice reinvestment is a data-driven approach to improve public safety, reduce corrections and related criminal justice spending, and reinvest savings in strategies that can decrease crime and strengthen neighborhoods.
Justice Technology Information Center (JTIC) Justice Technology Information Center (JTIC)
A component of the OJP-funded National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center System, JTIC provides a portal for professionals to gather information on innovations in the sustainable technology that is transforming the justice system.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service National Criminal Justice Reference Service
OJP’s National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) offers justice and drug-related information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.
National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUS) National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs)
NamUs is a national centralized repository and resource center for missing persons and unidentified decedent records. This free online system can be searched by medical examiners, coroners, law enforcement officials and the general public from all over the country in hopes of resolving these cases.
National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW) National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW)
NSOPW is a public safety resource that provides the public with access to sex offender data nationwide.
Partnership Resource Network Partnership Resource Network
Through the Partnership Resource Network, OJP highlights highly rated, unfunded applications to raise awareness about potential projects and the facilitate partnerships between the projects’ sponsors and organizations to improve coordinator and collaboration, and to reduce duplication of federal and external funding.
OJP Program Plan Program Plan
This year's Progam Plan reflects OJP's sustained commitment to promoting evidence-based approaches to addressing crime and delinquency, improving justice system operations, and serving crime victims.
OJP Program Summaries Program Summaries
This page contains links to short 1-2 page summaries for 75 OJP current programs. Each summary includes a brief description of program, authorizing legislation, administering agency, who can apply for funding, how funds are distributed, goals, accomplishments, as well as the budget authority and application and award history for the past five fiscal years.
Reentry Council Reentry Council
The Reentry Council represents OJP and other federal agencies working to: make communities safer by reducing recidivism and victimization; assist those who return from prison and jail in becoming productive citizens; and save taxpayer dollars by lowering the direct and collateral costs of incarceration.
Science Advisory Board Science Advisory Board
The Science Advisory Board was created to serve as a means to bridge the divide between research and practice in criminal justice fields.
Training and Technical Assistance Training and Technical Assistance
OJP supports a broad range of training and technical assistance projects, such as information sharing, conferences and workshops, strategic planning, and staff development.
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