The Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice helps secure federal stimulus funding for criminal justice initiatives throughout New York City. Over $37 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act money has been awarded to date. The grants management team at MOCJ continually monitors spending, identifies new opportunities to enhance the City’s criminal justice endeavors, and works in conjunction with other City agencies to ensure effective programming.
MOCJ also functions as a fiscal and programmatic oversight agency for several major federal Homeland Security programs for New York City. To date, NYC has received over $900 million in Homeland Security grant award funding. MOCJ currently manages a $617 million portfolio of twelve active Homeland Security grant programs awarded to nine New York City agencies.
The Division of Contracts and Procurements works with the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services, the Office of Management and Budget, the Department of Labor Services, the Office of the Attorney General’s Charities Bureau, the Department of Investigation and the New York City Office of the Comptroller and others to procure and submit for registration legal services, victims services and public safety procurements. The Division drafts and executes legal agreements, monitors contracts and procurements and administers payment for over 100 contracts each year.