2009 Budget and Performance Summary

OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS -- JUSTICE ASSISTANCE
(Dollars in Thousands)

  Pos. FTE Amount
2007 Enacted (with Rescissions) 672 672 238,340
Transfer Between Accounts 0 0 66,077
Rescission of Balances 0 0 -6,000
2007 Enacted (with Rescissions and Transfer) 672 672 298,417
2007 Actual FTE   581  
       
2008 Enacted 697 633 196,184
Transfer from State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance for administrative functions 0 0 51,627
Transfer from Juvenile Justice Programs for administrative functions 0 0 15,057
2008 Enacted (with Transfers) 697 633 262,868
       
2009 Request 863 775 203,872
Change 2009 from 2008 Enacted (with Transfers) 166 142 -58,996
       
Technical Adjustments      
Adjustment for 2008 Transfer from State and Local law Enforcement Assistance for administrative functions 0 0 -51,627
Adjustment for 2008 Transfer from Juvenile Justice Programs for administrative functions 0 0 -15,057
       
Adjustments to Base      
Transfer from State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance for administrative functions 0 0 45,424
Transfer from Juvenile Justice Programs for administrative functions 0 0 20,801
Transfer from Public Safety Officers Benefits for administrative functions 0 0 3,000
Transfer of Staff Positions from Office of Community Oriented Policing Services 166 142  
Increases (see Adjustments to Base table) 0 0 5,671
Decreases (see Adjustments to Base table)     -531
Total Adjustments to Base 166 142 74,365
       
2009 Current Services 863 775 270,549
       
Program Changes      
Increase: Criminal Justice Statistical Programs 0 0 18,220
Crime Victimes Fund Management and Administration 0 0 12,747
Offsets:      
Research, Evaluation, and Demonstration Program 0 0 -2,300
Regional Information Sharing System 0 0 -5,800
Grants programs Consolidations 0 0 -89,544
Subtotal Offsets 0 0 -97,644
Total Programs Changes 0 0 -66,677
       
2009 Request 863 775 203,872
Change 2009 from 2008 166 142 -58,996

 

OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS -- JUSTICE ASSISTANCE
(Dollars in Thousands)

Major Program Proposals: 2008
Enacted
2009
Request
 
1. Regional Information Sharing System $ 40,000 $ 34,200
     
The 2009 budget proposes a total funding level of $34,200,000 for the Regional Information Sharing System (RISS). The RISS regional centers facilitate and encourage information sharing and communications to support member agencies' investigative and prosecution efforts by providing state-of-the-art investigative support and training, analytical services, specialized equipment, secure information sharing technology, and secure encrypted e-mail and communication capabilities to over 6,000 municipal, county, State, and federal law enforcement agencies nationwide.    
 
2. Criminal Justice Statistical Program 34,780 53,000
     
The 2009 budget provides a total funding level of $53,000,000 for the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). The program funding will be used to further the statistical gathering efforts of BJS and has been adjusted to included BJS administrative costs.    
 
3. Research, Evaluation, and Demonstration Programs 37,000 34,700
     
The proposed budget provides a total funding level of $34,700,000 for the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). This funding will be used to continue to support social science research and the Office of Science and Technology. Funding is not provided for the technology centers in FY 2009.    
 
4. Management and Administration 127,915 81,972
     
The Justice Assistance budget includes $81,972,000,000 for management and administration. The total request for administrative funding for FY 2009 is $165,630,000. The total request includes funds necessary to support the COPS Office, which the FY 2009 budget proposes to merge with the Office of Justice Programs.