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Office of Justice Programs

Office of justice programs

■ Introduction

Formerly the Office of Justice Assistance, Research, and Statistics, and the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration before that, the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) was established by the Justice Assistance Act of the Comprehensive Crime Control Act of 1984. It is headed by an assistant attorney general nominated by the president and confirmed by the Senate.

The OJP is responsible for the coordination of the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office ...

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