National Initiative

The National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice (National Initiative) is a multi-faceted approach to rebuilding community trust in the justice system. Designed to strengthen the relationship between law enforcement and the communities they serve, the National Initiative focuses on providing communities and law enforcement agencies with assistance in the following three areas: Procedural justice | Law […]

What is an Evidence-Based Program?

The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) considers programs and practices to be evidence-based when their effectiveness has been positively demonstrated by causal evidence, generally obtained through one or more outcome evaluations. Causal evidence documents a relationship between an activity or intervention (including technology) and its intended outcome, including measuring the direction and size of a […]

OJP Diagnostic Center Data Driven Justice Solutions

To support law enforcement, communities, and justice systems at the state, local, and tribal level to prevent and reduce crime, combat violence and enhance public safety through the use of evidence-based practices. What We Do Discover how our data-driven approach helps communities assess and address justice challenges. Where We Work Explore the engagement map to […]