The mission of the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice is to provide direction, guidance, support, and coordination to the District’s public safety agencies to develop and lead interagency public safety initiatives that improve the quality of life in the District’s neighborhoods.
Summary of Services
The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice was created in January 2011 to provide guidance, support, and coordination of public safety and justice agencies of the District. In the FY 2012 budget, the role of the agency was expanded to include oversight of service programs that had previously operated as independent agencies. In the FY 2016 budget, some of these programs were moved to the Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants and the Corrections Information Council.