Violent Offender Incarceration and Truth in Sentencing Incentive Grants

To provide funds to individual States and States organized as regional compacts to build or expand 1) correctional facilities to increase the bed capacity for the confinement of Part 1 violent offenders; 2) temporary or permanent correctional facilities including facilities on military bases, prison
barges and boot camps for the confinement of nonviolent offenders for the purpose of freeing prison space for violent offenders; 3) jails.

Agency - Department of Justice

The Department of Justice enforces the law and defends the interest of the United States, ensuring public safety against threats foreign and domestic; providing Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; seeking just punishment for those guilty of unlawful pursuits; and ensuring fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.