Department of Justice
Required Supplementary Information
Consolidated Stewardship Investments
For Fiscal Years Ended September 30, 2001, 2000, 1999 and 1998


The Violent Offender Incarceration and Truth-n-Sentencing (VOI/TIS) Grant Program, which is administered by OJP's Corrections Program Office (CPO), provides grants to "states," which includes any state of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands, for the purposes of building or expanding correctional facilities and jails to increase secure confinement space for violent offenders

VOl/TIS funds are available for the following purposes:

  • Build or expand correctional facilities to increase the bed capacity for the confinement of persons convicted of a Part 1 violent crime or adjudicated delinquent for an act which, if committed by an adult, would be a Part 1 violent crime. NOTE: Part I violent crime includes murder and non-negligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault as reported to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for purposes of the Uniform Crime Reports (UCR).
  • Build or expand temporary or permanent correctional facilities, including facilities on military bases, prison barges, and boot camps, for the confinement of convicted nonviolent offenders and criminal aliens, for the purpose of freeing suitable existing prison space for the confinement of persons convicted of a Part 1 violent crime.
  • Build or expand jails.
  • Additionally, since FY 1999, up to 10 percent of a State's VOI/TIS award may be applied to the costs of offender drug testing or intervention programs during periods of incarceration and post-incarceration criminal justice supervision and/or pay the costs of providing the required reports on prison drug use.

The facilities built or expanded with these funds constitute nonfederal physical property. Amounts reflect expenditures.

Dollars in Thousands FY 2001 FY 2000 FY 1999 FY 1998
Cooperative Agreement Program Administered by US Marshals Service

$20,171

$27,152

$9,515

$25,000

Discretionary Grants to Indian Tribes

7,000

2,943

1,387

1,367

Formula Grants to States

246,648

319,941

82,445

204,536

Total

$273,819

$350,036

$93,347

$230,903

As of September 30, 2001 VOI/TIS funding has supported the creation of 21,265 new beds. In addition, 25,832 beds are currently under construction and another 2,158 are being leased. In FY 2001, CPO reached its goal of supporting 30 states in implementing truth-in-sentencing reforms.




Go back to TOC