For Congress

Welcome to the Congressional Resources section of the OJP website

This section is specifically dedicated to meeting the needs of Members of Congress and their staff. Please see below for quick links to information that may be of interest to you.

If you need additional information, or if we can be of further assistance please feel free to contact us at OJPCongressionalAffairs@usdoj.gov or 202-307-0703. We look forward to working with you!

Silas Darden, Director
OJP Office of Communications

Frequently Requested Information

If you need assistance with the status of a grant, please have the name of the applicant and the grant program before calling.

Congressional Affairs Staff

If you need assistance with the status of a grant, please have the name of the applicant and the grant program before calling.

  • Adam Spector
    Associate Director, Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs
    202-307-3912
    Adam.T.Spector@usdoj.gov

  • George Higginbotham (Oversight; Grants Management & Accountability)
    202-616-3857
    George.Higginbotham@usdoj.gov

  • Heather Lawrie (Crime Mapping; DNA; Forensics; Justice Research, Science and Evaluation; Grants Management; Statistics; Death In Custody Reporting Program; Criminal Justice Surveys and Tribal Justice)
    202-616-1797
    Heather.Lawrie@usdoj.gov

  • Sabrina Scott (Corrections/PREA; Information Sharing; Law Enforcement Support & Accountability; Prosecution; Reentry; Criminal Justice Reform/Innovations; Substance Abuse & Mental Health; Community Policing; Public Safety Officers Benefits Program (PSOB); Diagnostic Center; Byrne-JAG; Sex Offender Management and Accountability).
    202-616-1731
    Sabrina.N.Scott@usdoj.gov

  • Carolyn Singh (Crime Victims' Fund; Mass Violence and Terrorism; Sexual Assault; Human Trafficking; Vision 21; Elder Abuse; Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; Mentoring; Faith-Based Programs; Defending Childhood Initiative; Child Trauma; Girls in the Juvenile Justice System; AMBER Alert; Solitary Confinement of Youth; Internet Crimes Against Children; Child Exploitation).
    202-616-4791
    Carolyn.Singh2@usdoj.gov

OJP Congressional Notifications

Congressional members and staff may be added to our electronic notification list by sending an e-mail to OJPCongressionalAffairs@usdoj.gov or by calling 202-307-0703. E-mail participants will be sent press releases and special notices that may be of interest. Please include your congressional office, full name, phone number, and e-mail address.