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The Criminal Justice Commission is located in this house on the north end of the Capitol Mall. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

The Criminal Justice Commission is located in this house on the north end of the Capitol Mall. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

Present Duties

The Criminal Justice Commission’s purpose is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of state and local criminal justice systems by providing a centralized and impartial forum for statewide policy development and planning. The commission administers state and federal grants, conducts research, develops impact estimates of crime-related legislation, acts as a statistical and data clearinghouse, administers Oregon’s felony sentencing guidelines and provides staff to the asset forfeiture advisory committee.


Commission members are appointed to four-year terms by the governor and confirmed by the Senate.

 

Contact Information

Mailing Address: 885 Summer St. NE, Salem 97301
Telephone: 503-378-4830
Fax: 503-378-4861
General E-mail: tiffany.koss@state.or.us
Contact: Craig Prins, Executive Director
Administrative Rules Coordinator E-mail: Craig Prins
Records Officer E-mail: Elizabeth Skinner
Staff Directory from Oregon.gov
Location Map: by Yahoo! Maps


Legal and Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: ORS 137.651–137.673
Public Safety Budget Analysis (pdf) - by Legislative Fiscal Office
Audit Reports - select agency from menu


Records, Publications and General Information

Agency History (pdf) - a detailed history of the agency
Records Retention Schedule (pdf) - a list of the public records kept at the agency
State Library Publications - a link to the Oregon State Library Catalog