Criminal Justice Commission

Present Duties

Criminal Justice Commission building
The Criminal Justice Commission is located in this house on the north end of the Capitol Mall. (Oregon State Archives Photo)
The commission serves as the policy development forum for state and local criminal justice systems. Twenty-seven staff provide data analysis, planning and grant administration expertise to public safety officials and work with stakeholders to improve Oregon’s criminal justice systems. The agency administers the statewide grant programs for specialty courts, illegal marijuana interdiction  and prosecution, restorative justice programs and justice reinvestment programs. It administers Oregon’s sentencing guidelines, serves as the State Administering Agency for the Byrne Justice Assistance Grant program and other federal public safety grants and houses the Statistical Analysis Center. Nine commissioners direct the staff’s work.​
Agency Website

Contact Information

Telephone: 503-378-4830
Fax: 503-378-4861
General Email: cjc@oregon.gov
Contact: Kenneth Sanchagrin, Executive Director
Administrative Rules Coordinator: See Contact List for Criminal Justice Commission​

Legal & Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: ORS 137.651–137.673

Budget Analysis - by Legislative Fiscal Office
Audit Reports - select agency from menu

Records & Publications​

Records Retention Schedule - a list of the public records kept at the agency