Bureau of Justice Statistics
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), a component of the Office of Justice Programs in the U.S. Department of Justice, is the primary source within the United States for criminal justice statistics.
National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
The NACJD provides mostly data sets for secondary analysis for researchers interested in almost any aspect of American criminal justice.
Search - The National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics
Search, located in Sacramento, California, specializes in information on criminal justice computer information technology including Internet crimes against children.
North Carolina Offender Information
The first link on this site, "Offender Information--Public Search," allows you to search by name or ID number for public information on North Carolina inmates, probationers or parolees since 1972. This system enables users to view and download public information from the NC Department of Correction database for convicted offenders. Other links available to the public include information on prisoner release, escaped prisoners, and correction statistics. (Some other links are restricted to law enforcement personnel.)
Criminal Justice Resources
This site on the Indiana University-Bloomington Libraries page lists many criminal justice resources, including suggestions as to good places to begin research about criminal justice-related issues.
Masters Degree in Criminal Justice Programs
Contains a list by state of all the nationally accredited masters programs in Criminal Justice, from 257 schools across the country.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
This is a federally sponsored information clearinghouse for criminal and juvenile justice and drug control. It contains a searchable full-text database of government documents and reports on crime.
Racial Profiling Data Collection Resource Center at Northeastern University
With content provided by professors associated with Boston's Northeastern University's Institute on Race and Justice, this site provides information about the history of racial profiling, commentary on its advantages and shortcomings, legislation and litigation concerning it, training and implementation for communities engaging in it, and more.
The Redwood Highway
Includes links from around the world dealing with the nature, extent, control, and prevention of crime.
U.S. Department of Justice
Provides links to all Department of Justice agencies.
Last updated November 9, 2012