The Institute of Justice is the integrated
educational and research organization of the
Republic of Korea that provides education
and training for public officials assigned to
the Ministry of Justice in the Republic of
Korea. The Ministry of Justice is responsible
for the administration of several law
enforcement agencies such as the Supreme Prosecutor's Office, Probation Department,
the Department of Prison and Corrections,
and Immigration, The Institute of Justice is
also entrusted with the educational training of legal affairs so that research reports as
well as white papers on crimes are published on an annual basis and distributed to the
related organizations.The Institute of Justice strives to cultivate the talents and abilities of top-notch public officials in legal affairs so
that they can perform their administrative
responsibilities and tasks in a creative and
proactive manner in this current knowledge and information era. Through in-depth
educational training and research,
the Institute of Justice pursues excellence in its contributions in the development of legal affairs in the Republic of Korea and to the
The Institute of Justice moved its main office to Jincheon and opened the External Affairs and Training Division of the Institute of Justice in its branch office in Yongin.
The External Cooperation Center was established. The Legal Research and Training Institute is renamed the Institute of Justice.
The Special Judicial Police Education Center was established.
The "E-Learning" Center was established
The Legal Research & Training Institute moved its main office from Suwon to Yongin.
The Legal Research & Training Institute was established and merged with the Correctional Officer School
Korea's Prison Officer School was renamed to "Correctional Officer School"
Korea's Prison Officer School was established to be responsible exclusively for training