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Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Link to BCC Subject Guide

General Resources Juvenile Crime
Corrections Law Enforcement Agencies

Criminal Law

Statistical Data
Drugs and Crime

General Resources on the Web

Justice Information Center
http://www.ncjrs.org/
Links to Web sites and full-text documents of statistical data and scholarly research published by the National Criminal Justice Reference Service

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics Online http://www.albany.edu/sourcebook/
An important source of information on all aspects of crime in the United States, created by the U.S. Department of Justice. Instructions for keyword searching after you've opened a document in Adobe Acrobat Reader are provided.

United States Government - Safety First
http://www.firstgov.gov/Government/State_Local/Safety.shtml
Public Safety and the Law. Includes a response to terrorism, and links to most Federal Agencies including Tobacco and Firearms, Drug Enforcement, and FBI.

The World Fact Book of Criminal Justice Systems
Synopsis of the criminal justice systems, personnel and methods around the world.


Corrections

Census of State and Federal Correctional Facilities  http ://www.census.gov/econ/overview/go2400.htmlUS
Department of Justice site.

Corrections Connection Network
http://www.corrections.com/
Bulletin Boards and News in the field of Corrections/

Massachusetts Department of Correction
http://www.magnet.state.ma.us/doc/default.htm

US Federal Bureau of Prisons
http://www.bop.gov/
Site about the federal prison system.


Criminal Law

Buffalo Criminal Law Center
http://wings.buffalo.edu/law/bclc/
Links to international criminal law resources on the Web.

US Sentencing Commission
http://www.ussc.gov/
Listing of official sentencing guidelines, statistical studies, public opinion surveys and other resources.


Drugs and Crime

United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention
http://www.undcp.org/
General information and technical reports on international drug interdiction.

US Bureau of International Narcotic and Law Enforcement Affairs
http://www.state.gov/g/inl/narc/
Information on international drug trade and interdiction.

US Drug Enforcement Administration
http://www.usdoj.gov/dea/
A guide to the activities of the US Drug Enforcement Administration Dept.

US Office of Drug Control Policy
http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/
Official site of the United State Office of Drug Control Policy, including the President's Drug Czar.


Juvenile Crime

National Juvenile Justice Action Plan
http://www.ncjrs.org/txtfiles/jjplanfr.txt
From the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

US Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
http://ojjdp.ncjrs.org/
This site maintained by the US Dept. of Justice.


Law Enforcement Agencies

FBI Law Enforcement
http://www.fbi.gov/publications/leb/leb.htm

Massachusetts State Police Home Page
http://www.state.ma.us/msp/


Statistical Data

National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/NACJD/archive.html
A collection of data sets compiled by government agencies and individual researchers. A floppy disk is required to download the data for use on other computers.

Uniform Crime Reports
http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/ucr.htm
Data on crimes reported compiled by the FBI.

US Bureau of Justice Statistics
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/
Data on correctional staff, law enforcement personnel, victims of crime and criminal offenders. Includes statistics on crime and victims, drugs and crime, criminal offenders, law enforcement, prosecution, courts and sentencing, corrections, and firearms and crime.