Duties & Authority

The Arizona Criminal Justice Commission was statutorily created in 1982, defined by A.R.S. §41-2401 through §41-2420, to carry out various coordinating, monitoring and reporting functions regarding the administration and management of criminal justice programs in Arizona. The ACJC serves as a resource and service organization for Arizona’s criminal justice community on a myriad of issues ranging from drugs, gangs and victim assistance to record improvement programs. The Commission also works to facilitate information and data exchange among state-wide criminal justice agencies.