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373 S. High St, 25th Fl
Columbus, OH 43215
Ruchelle Pride


PHONE: (614) 525-5577
FAX: (614) 525-5549


Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m

STEPPING UP - a national initiative to reduce the number of people with mental illness in jails.


The Office of Justice Policy and Programs (OJPP) serves as the Metropolitan County Criminal Justice Services Agency for Franklin County and is directed by oversight of the Franklin County Board of Commissioners and the Franklin County Criminal Justice Planning Board.

 OJPP has responsibility for all County initiatives regarding Justice Grants (JAG, TITLE II JJDP, VAWA, JMHC, and others), reentry planning and program recommendations, domestic violence/intimate partner violence prevention and services, and national Stepping Up and Data Driven Justice involvement. OJPP also staffs the Franklin County Reentry Advisory Board and represents the County on various local, state, and national organizations, committees, and initiatives.


Criminal Justice Planning Board

The purpose of the Criminal Justice Planning Board is to exercise leadership in improving the quality of the criminal and juvenile justice systems in Franklin County.Quarterly meetings of the CJPB are open to the public.

Listed below are the 2024 meeting dates and all meeting times are 2:00pm-4:00pm held in Meeting Room A located on the 1st floor of 369 S. High St, Columbus, Ohio, 43215:

February 21, 2024
May 1, 2024
August 7, 2024
November 13, 2024

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