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Office of Criminal Justice Programs
Bill Scollon, Director


Our Mission

The Office of Criminal Justice Programs is committed to a safer Tennessee for all of its citizens. OCJP functions as a strategic planning agency that secures, distributes and manages federal and state grant funds for Tennessee. While collaborating with other public and non-profit agencies, OCJP utilizes these grant monies to support innovative projects statewide in efforts to reduce criminal activity, provide services for victims of crime and promote overall enhancement of the criminal justice system in Tennessee.

Our Vision: Working Together For A Safe Tennessee

We provide following services:

  • Technical Assistance
  • Training
  • Strategic Planning
  • Interagency Coordination
  • Research
  • Assessments
  • Program Facilitation
  • Program Development
  • Program Administration