Unable to attend in-person training? OCR offers online civil rights training to recipients of OJP, OVW and COPS Office funding to assist them in meeting their federal civil rights obligations.
Filing A Civil Rights Complaint
Do you believe you've been discriminated against in employment practices or in the delivery of services based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, and disability?
Equal Employment Opportunity Plans
Find information on Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Program components, Plans, Utilization Reports, and Certification Forms, or read answers to frequently asked questions.
OCR posts written findings online for civil rights investigations of those who receive financial assistance from OJP, the COPS Office and OVW. Find Letters of Finding (resolution of administrative complaints) and Compliance Review Reports here.
View OCR information in English, Spanish / Español, Chinese / 中文版, or Vietnamese / Phiên bản Việt, and find details on OJP LEP policy, developing LEP plans, and LEP compliance reviews.
Initiatives of Interest
Explore information by topic, including the Prison Rape Elimination Act, LGBTQ+, Faith Based (RFRA, 12-step), Title VI Enforcement, Use of Arrest & Conviction Records, Fees & Fines, and Women in Policing.
Statutes and Regulations
Because a DOJ award (a grant or cooperative agreement awarded by OJP, OVW, or the COPS Office) is a form of "federal financial assistance," recipients and subrecipients must comply with additional civil-rights-related requirements.
Other Resources and Links
Find additional helpful resources and related links to the DOJ Civil Rights Division, Health & Human Services, Department of Education, Housing and Urban Development, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and more.
Find helpful reports, explore related tools, and interact with data visualizations to gain greater insights into Civil Rights information from the Office for Justice Programs and other Federal agencies.