[Title 28 CFR P]
[Code of Federal Regulations (annual edition) - July 1, 2002 Edition]
[Title 28 - JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION]
[Chapter I - DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE]
[Part 0 - ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE]
[Subpart P - 1--Office of Justice Programs and Related Agencies]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]


28JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION12002-07-012002-07-01false1--Office of Justice Programs and Related AgenciesPSubpart PJUDICIAL ADMINISTRATIONDEPARTMENT OF JUSTICEORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
      Subpart P-1--Office of Justice Programs and Related Agencies

    Source: Order No. 1111-85, 50 FR 43385, Oct. 25, 1985, unless 
otherwise noted.



Sec. 0.90  Office of Justice Programs.

    The Office of Justice Programs is headed by an Assistant Attorney 
General appointed by the President. Under the general authority of the 
Attorney General, the Assistant Attorney General maintains liaison with 
the provides information to Federal, State, local, and private agencies 
and organizations on criminal justice matters, and provides staff 
support to and coordinates the activities of the National Institute of 
Justice, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the Office of Juvenile 
Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and the Bureau of Justice 
Assistance. The Office includes the Office for Victims of Crime.



Sec. 0.91  Office for Victims of Crime.

    The Office for Victims of Crime is headed by a Director appointed by 
the Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs. Under a 
delegation by the Attorney General (DOJ Order

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No. 1079-84, Dec. 14, 1984), the Assistant Attorney General and the 
Director are responsible for providing national leadership to encourage 
improved treatment of victims by implementing the recommendations of the 
President's Task Force on Victims of Crime and the Attorney General's 
Task Force on Family Violence, and by administering the Crime Victims 
Fund and the Federal Crime Victim Assistance Program, established under 
the Victims of Crime Act of 1984, title II, chapter XIV, of Public Law 
98-473, 42 U.S.C. 10601 et seq., 98 Stat. 2170 (Oct. 12, 1984).



Sec. 0.92  National Institute of Justice.

    The National Institute of Justice is headed by a Director appointed 
by the President. Under the general authority of the Attorney General 
and reporting through the Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice 
Programs, the Director performs functions and administers programs, 
including provision of financial assistance, under 42 U.S.C. 3721-3723 
to support basic and applied research into justice issues.



Sec. 0.93  Bureau of Justice Statistics.

    The Bureau of Justice Statistics is headed by a Director appointed 
by the President. Under the general authority of the Attorney General 
and reporting through the Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice 
Programs, the Director performs functions and administers programs, 
including provision of financial assistance, under 42 U.S.C. 3731-3734, 
to provide a variety of statistical services for the criminal justice 
community.



Sec. 0.94  Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

    The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is headed 
by an Administrator appointed by the President. Under the general 
authority of the Attorney General and reporting through the Assistant 
Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs, the Administrator performs 
functions and administers programs, including provision of financial 
assistance, under 42 U.S.C. 5601 et seq., relating to juvenile 
delinquency, the improvement of juvenile justice systems and missing 
children.



Sec. 0.94-1  Bureau of Justice Assistance.

    (a) The Bureau of Justice Assistance is headed by a Director 
appointed by the Attorney General. Under the general authority of the 
Attorney General and reporting through the Assistant Attorney General, 
Office of Justice Programs, the Director performs functions and 
administers programs, including provision of financial assistance, under 
42 U.S.C. 3741-3748; 3761-3764; and 3769, relating to the administration 
of State and local criminal justice systems. The Director also 
administers the Public Safety Officers' Death Benefits Program under 42 
U.S.C. 3796, et seq.
    (b) Subject to the authority and direction of the Attorney General, 
the Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance is authorized to 
exercise the power and authority vested in the Attorney General by 
Executive Order No. 11755 of December 29, 1973, 39 FR 779, with respect 
to certification and revoking certification of work-release laws or 
regulations.

[Order No. 1111-85, 50 FR 43385, Oct. 25, 1985; Order No. 1145-86, 51 FR 
29464, Aug. 18, 1986]