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2024 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Resource Guide

The 2024 NCVRW Resource Guide is now available! It includes information to help you plan your outreach, original artwork, and other tools to help raise awareness about victims’ rights and services.

Term of the Month - Wrongful Convictions

Wrongful convictions occur when innocent people are convicted of crimes committed by others or are found guilty even though a crime was not committed. Research estimates suggest the wrongful conviction rate in the United States is less than 5%.

Focus on the National Public Safety Partnership

Coordinated by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), the U.S. Department of Justice's National Public Safety Partnership helps communities experiencing significant violent crime challenges to strengthen their capacity to reduce crime. Learn more in the latest issue of BJA’s Justice Matters newsletter.

OJJDP News @ a Glance, March 2024

The March newsletter highlights OJJDP’s continuum of care framework for delivering juvenile justice services, recent trends in youth crime and victimization, and a conversation between Administrator Liz Ryan and Tribal youth.

The President’s FY 2025 Budget

The President’s FY 25 budget includes more than $5.5 billion for OJP programs to advance community safety, build community trust and strengthen the community’s role as co-producer of safety and justice.

Grant Application Resource Guide

This resource contains information to help you prepare and submit applications for OJP funding and offers guidance on award administration.

Learn about JustGrants, DOJ's Grants Management System

Access information about JustGrants, including news updates, resources and training opportunities for applicants and recipients of DOJ grant awards, and other forms of federal financial assistance.