Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs FY 2024 Budget Request Overview

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Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs FY 2024 Budget Request Overview

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The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) is the primary grantmaking component of the U.S. Department of Justice and houses the Department’s science and statistics agencies. OJP provides federal leadership, funding, training and technical assistance, research and statistics, and other critical resources to advance work that strengthens community safety, promotes civil rights and racial equity, increases access to justice, supports crime victims and individuals impacted by the justice system, protects the public from crime and evolving threats, and builds trust between law enforcement and communities.

OJP’s offices are also seeding change at the national, state, and local levels to help at-risk and justice-involved youth transition successfully into adulthood and equip the field with vital data research-informed guidance to improve community safety and justice system operations.

This overview outlines OJP's budget request for fiscal year 2024 of more than $5.6 billion in support of five overarching priorities:

  1. Advance public safety, reduce violent crime, and increase community trust
  2. Accelerate justice system reforms that promote community safety and well-being, racial equity and justice for all
  3. Transform the juvenile justice system into one that is effective and equitable, and that treats children as children and empowers youth to lead healthy, productive lives
  4. Ensure rights, access to services, and equity for all victims of crime
  5. Advance science and innovation to guide policy and practice.

View the overview (PDF)