Division of Administrative Services
Division of Administrative Services Division of Administrative Services


​​The Office of Research and Strategic Planning (ORSP) is a unit of the Justice and Community Services Section (JCS) supporting the State's ​public safety mission by providing high-quality statistical information, training, technical consultation, and research.  The ORSP is staffed ​by a multi-disciplinary team of research specialists with methodological training and expertise in a variety of fields including criminology, statistics, sociology, political science, psychology, and others.  Staff in the ORSP share a common commitment to producing research that meets the highest standards for methodological rigor and ethical integrity.  Their dedication to these values has enabled the ORSP, and JCS, to make substantial contributions to the administration of justice in West Virginia.


West Virginia Statistical Analysis​ Center​