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Suggested Library of Congress Subject Headings:

Crime (many subheadings under “United States”)
Criminal Justice, Administration of (and many subheadings)
Criminal Procedure (and many subheadings)
Gang Prevention (many subheadings under “United States”)
Gangs (many subheadings under “United States”)
Juvenile Corrections (many subheadings under “United States”)
Juvenile Delinquency (many subheadings under “Prevention” and “United States”)
Juvenile Detention (many subheadings)
Juvenile Justice (many, many subheadings)|
Violence in Adolescence (many subheadings under “Prevention” and “United States”)

Crime (many subheadings under “United States”)
Criminal Justice, Administration of (and many subheadings)
Criminal Procedure (and many subheadings)
Gang Prevention (many subheadings under “United States”)
Gangs (many subheadings under “United States”)
Juvenile Corrections (many subheadings under “United States”)
Juvenile Delinquency (many subheadings under “Prevention” and “United States”)
Juvenile Detention (many subheadings)
Juvenile Justice (many, many subheadings)|
Violence in Adolescence (many subheadings under “Prevention” and “United States”)

Helpful Justice Studies Websites

Crime and Justice Data Online, U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics

http://bjsdata.ojp.usdoj.gov/dataonline/

The U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics’ Crime and Justice Data Online offers state and local data on crime trends, homicide trends, and law enforcement. Included are: Crime trends from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reports [by State including U.S. totals (since 1960) and by reporting local agency (since 1985)]; Homicide trends and characteristics [by State (since 1976) and by local agencies with a population coverage of >250,000 (since 1985)] and Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (including State agencies and large local agencies (100 or more sworn officers)].

Criminal Justice: A Pathfinder to Legal Materials Compiled by Paul Axel-Lute.

Links on the Web

National Archive of Criminal Justice Data

www.icpsr.umich.edu/NACJD

The National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD) is a special topic archive of the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) at the University of Michigan. NACJD acquires, archives, processes, and provides access to electronic criminal justice data collections for research and instruction. The NACJD Web site provides downloadable access to hundreds of criminal justice data collections free of charge.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)

http://www.ncjrs.gov/library.html

See the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts Database (listed above). Registering on the site gives access to: JUSTINFO (a bi-weekly electronic newsletter that includes links to full text publications, notices of upcoming trainings and conferences, funding announcements, and other resources); E-mail notifications (periodic messages about new publications and resources that match specific areas of interest); The Justice Resource Update (a quarterly publication that highlights NCJRS Partner Agency announcements); and Listserv invitations (researchers can subscribe to topical listservs based on their specific interests).

of Criminal Justice Statistics Online

www.albany.edu/sourcebook

The Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics brings together data about all aspects of criminal justice in the United States. 600 tables from >100 sources provide statistical data on criminal justice systems, numbers of criminal offenses and reports of victims of crimes, public attitudes toward crime and criminal justice topics, persons arrested, judicial processing of defendants in the courts, and persons under correctional jurisdiction.

Uniform Crime Reports (on FBI website)

www.fbi.gov/ucr/ucr.htm

Crime in the United States (CIUS) is an annual publication in which the FBI compiles volume and rate of crime offenses for the nation, the states, and individual agencies. This report also includes arrest, clearance, and law enforcement employee data. Special studies, reports, and monographs prepared using data mined from the UCR’s large database are published annually with information about the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS), UCR Frequently Asked Questions, and UCR Incident Specific Questions also being available on this site.

www.andromeda.rutgers.edu/%7Ewcjlen/WCJ/index.htm

Very impressive collection of links compiled by librarians and CJ specialists. Provides sections on reference sources, statistics, links arranged by country, etc.


 

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