Office of Justice Programs (OJP)

Frequently Asked Questions

Does a person have to be employed full-time at the time of selection to be eligible for the JRJ Program?

Not necessarily, but an applicant must be a “full-time employee” of a state or unit of local government (in the case of prosecutors) or a “full-time employee” of a state, unit of local government, qualifying non-profit organization (under 42 U.S.C. §3797cc-21(b)(2)(B)(ii)), or qualifying full-time federal defender (under 42 U.S.C. § 3797cc-21(b)(2)(B)(iii)) prior to actual receipt of benefits.

As of 4/3/2018


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