Government Organizations

The following table contains definitions for frequently used acronyms related to government organizations as well as links to websites containing additional information.

Acronym Name
ATF Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives
 
BJA Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. DOJ
BJA National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTC)
BJS Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. DOJ
 
CJIS Division FBI Criminal Justice Information Services Division
 
DHS U.S. Department of Homeland Security
DOC Department/Deployment Operations Center or Department of Corrections
DOJ U.S. Department of Justice
 
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
FBI CJIS FBI Criminal Justice Information Services Division
 
NCIC National Crime Information Center, FBI
NIJ National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice
NIST National Institute for Standards and Technology
NTTAC National Training and Technical Assistance Center (BJA site that facilitates the delivery of technical assistance and training) 
 
OJP Office of Justice Programs (office within U.S. Department of Justice that oversees Bureau of Justice Assistance, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, etc.)
OJP IT Office of Justice Programs Information Technology Initiatives Web site