Office of Research and Statistics: About Us

The Office of Research and Statistics (ORS) consists of a group of professional researchers and exists within the Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ) in the Department of Public Safety (CDPS) to fulfill a number of DCJ’s statutory requirements, described below. These mandates include the administration of a statistical analysis center (SAC) supported in part by the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) to facilitate the exchange of data and information.