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Ohio Statistical Analysis Center

Award Information

Award #
2010-BJ-CX-K045
Location
Awardee County
Franklin
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2010
Total funding (to date)
$49,148

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $49,148)

The State Justice Statistics (SJS) Program is designed to maintain and enhance each state's capacity to address criminal justice issues through collection and analysis of data. The SJS Program provides support to each state to coordinate and conduct statistical activities within the state, conduct research to estimate impacts of legislative and policy changes, and serve as a liaison in assisting BJS to gather data from respondent agencies within their states.

Under this award, the Ohio Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) located in the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services (OCJS), a division of the Ohio Department of Public Safety, will carry out the following activities: (1) provide deaths in police custody information to BJS; (2) continue to make enhancements to the OCJS website to provide the public with the latest research, evaluation, and statistics; (3) continue to generate reports using Ohio's incident-based reporting system; (4) continue involvement with the Attorney General's Commission on Human Trafficking as part of the research subcommittee; (5) continue to serve as an information clearinghouse handling information requests for OCJS; and (6) review the Governor's Drug Task Force data collection instrument to ensure appropriate prescription drug investigation information is collected.

CA/NCF

Date Created: August 2, 2010