750 Administration of Justice

#95
Eliminate the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services

Created in 1994, COPS promised to add 100,000 new state and local law enforcement officers on the streets by 2000. Research by The Heritage Foundation has demonstrated that COPS not only failed to add 100,000 additional officers1 to America’s streets, it was also ineffective at reducing crime.2 State and local officials, not the federal government, are … Continue reading Eliminate the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services

#96
Eliminate Grants within the Office of Justice Programs

The majority of the programs under the OJP umbrella deal with problems or functions that lie within the jurisdiction of state and local governments and should therefore be handled by state and local officials. Grants from the OJP are given to state and local governments for many criminal justice purposes, including local police officer salaries, … Continue reading Eliminate Grants within the Office of Justice Programs

#97
Eliminate Violence Against Women Act Grants

VAWA grants should be terminated, because these services should be funded locally. Using federal agencies to fund the routine operations of domestic violence programs that state and local governments could provide is a misuse of federal resources and a distraction from concerns that are truly the province of the federal government. The principal reasons for … Continue reading Eliminate Violence Against Women Act Grants

#98 to #102
Reduce Funding for Five Programs in the Department of Justice

A recent report by the Justice Department Inspector General described the Civil Rights Division as a dysfunctional division torn by “polarization and mistrust.” It is a division that has waged a war on election integrity and filed abusive lawsuits intended to enforce progressive social ideology in areas ranging from public hiring to public education. Its … Continue reading Reduce Funding for Five Programs in the Department of Justice