Office of Justice Programs Law and Legal Definition
The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Justice. OJP aims to increase public safety and improve the fair administration of justice across the nation through innovative leadership and programs. OJP is headed by an Assistant Attorney General appointed by the President.
OJP assists federal, state, local, and tribal justice systems in their law enforcement activities. It provides training on innovative strategies that can be used to combat local crimes. OJP also conducts programs and research to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of law enforcement.
Pursuant to 28 CFR 0.90, under the general authority of the Attorney General, the Assistant Attorney General maintains liaison with the provides information to federal, state, local, and private agencies and organizations on criminal justice matters, and provides staff support to and coordinates the activities of the National Institute of Justice, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Office includes the Office for Victims of Crime.
Legal Definition list
- Office of Intergovernmental and Public Liaison [Department of Justice]
- Office of Intergovernmental Affairs [Federal Communications Commission]
- Office of Intergovernmental Affairs [FCC]
- Office of Intelligence and Analysis [Department of Treasury]
- Office of Insular Affairs [OIA]
- Office of Justice Programs
- Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention [OJJDP]
- Office of Labor Management Standards [OLMS]
- Office of Labor Relations [HUD]
- Office of Legal Counsel [Department of Justice]
- Office of Legal Policy [Department of Justice]