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Office of Grants, Policy and Statistics

The Office of Grants, Policy and Statistics (OGPS) facilitates and coordinates Department-wide programs and activities related to: strategic planning and performance management, data analysis, and policy and regulatory development. 

Under the authority of the Secretary, and the leadership of the Executive Director, OGPS is comprised of two units:

Planning and Statistics, whose responsibilities include:

  • Coordination and oversight of the strategic planning process for the Department, including Managing for Results (MFR) and StateStat
  • Data programming and analysis necessary to design and produce statistical reports and summaries for administrative and operational purposes
  • Developing offender population projections related to capital project planning and budgeting

Policy and Regulations, whose responsibilities include:

  • Oversight of the Department’s centralized policy development system, including facilitating electronic access to Department and agency policy and procedures
  • In cooperation with agency heads, developing and maintaining Department Directives

Developing and promulgating Department Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR)

Contact Us

Office of Grants, Policy and Statistics
300 E. Joppa Road,
Suite 400B
Towson, MD 21286

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