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Welcome to ODPS Office of Criminal Justice Services

The Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services (OCJS) is the lead justice planning agency for Ohio. OCJS administers grant funds to Ohio’s criminal justice constituents and coordinates Ohio’s comprehensive criminal justice plan. The agency safeguards federal and state criminal justice funds against waste to maximize the resources available in Ohio’s fight against crime. Grants are monitored for compliance, audited for accuracy, and evaluated for effectiveness.

OCJS also houses its own team of researchers and policy specialists who provide practitioners and policymakers with valuable information on many of the critical criminal justice issues facing our state. A substantial amount of this data is obtained from the Ohio Incident-Based Reporting System, which is one of the state’s most significant justice technology links.

OCJS Sections

Grants

Law Enforcement
Services

Anti-Human
Trafficking

Policy &
Research

OCJS Initiatives

Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board Office of Law Enforcement Recruitment Governors Warrant Task Force Ohio Consortium of Crime Science

Grant News

Requests for Proposal

OCJS News

Ohio Awards Certification to the Warren Police Department for Adopting Standards
Governor DeWine Announces New Statewide Grant Program to Address Violent Crime
Governor DeWine Announces New Statewide Grant Program to Address Violent Crime
Governor's Domestic Violence Awareness Month Resolution
Additional Funding Available to Return Wanted, Violent Offenders to Ohio
Governor’s Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force Releases Resource Guide for Ohio’s Public Children Services Agencies
Ohio Awards Certification to Multiple Agencies for Adopting Standards
Governor DeWine Supports Law Enforcement with New Grants for Body-Worn Cameras
Body Worn Camera Grant Program Request for Proposals
Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board to Meet In Person September 8
Ohio Awards Certification to the Linndale Police Department for Adopting Standards
$3.9 Million in Supplemental Federal Funding Available to Support Family Violence Victims of Crime

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