The Office of Grants and Research oversees the distribution and administration of grants, and conducts research, related to criminal justice, anti-drug and violence prevention education, law enforcement and traffic safety. The Office is divided into four divisions: Justice and Prevention, Highway Safety, Homeland Security and Research and Policy Analysis, which maintains the Massachusetts Statistical Analysis Center.
Who we serve
We provide state and federal grant funding to state, municipal and community-based organizations in support of a wide range of public safety program areas in an effort to keep our communities safe. We also conduct research on key criminal justice issues facing the Commonwealth.