FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT
OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS -- FOIA Contact: Dorothy Lee
Requests should be addressed to:
U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
Office of the General Counsel
Attention: FOIA Staff
810 7th St., NW
Washington, D.C. 20531
OJP continues to experience problems with regular mail delivery as a result of existing mail decontamination procedures. Please send requests for documents pursuant to FOIA either by fax to (202) 307-1419 or by e-mail to FOIAOJP@usdoj.gov.
The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) is responsible for processing responses under the Freedom of Information Act for its component agencies: the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and the Office for Victims of Crime, as well as the program and support offices of OJP. These components award and administer financial and technical assistance to state and local criminal justice agencies and organizations, as well as conduct research studies and statistical surveys in matters concerning the administration of criminal justice. They maintain records to monitor and manage their programs. In addition, OJP maintains files on civil rights compliance investigations relating to any grants awarded by its component agencies.
Special information required to make a FOIA request: None
Publicly available information for which a FOIA is not required: Publications regarding law enforcement, criminal and juvenile justice and delinquency prevention information and related statistical information and analysis.
OJP Major Information Systems
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