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Suggested Criminal Justice Internet Resources

In this section, you will find links to our reach guide related to criminal justice. This research guide has internet links which have been selected by a librarian and are considered appropriate for the study of certain topics within criminal justice and ancillary disciplines. When searching the web and finding resources that have not been selected by information professionals, you want to make sure that the information you've found is valid and from a reliable source. Use our library subject guides to help you find reliable sources on the web:

Bureau of Justice Statstics

The primary source for criminal justice statistics in the United States.

Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice

A nonprofit nonpartisan organization promoting a balanced and humane criminal justice system through the provision of direct services, technical assistance, and policy analysis.

Federal Bureau of Investigative Criminal Justice Information Services

The Mission of the CJIS is to "reduce terrorist and criminal activities by maximizing the ability to provide timely and relevant criminal justice information to the FBI and to qualified law enforcement, criminal justice, civilian, academic, employment, and licensing agencies concerning individuals, stolen property, criminal organizations and activities, and other law enforcement related data."

JUSTNET: Justice Technology Information Network

From the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center, this site covers 18 major topics including Body Armor, Less-Lethal Technologies, Crime Mapping, Explosives, and School Safety.

Legal Threats Database

Focuses on "lawsuits, cease and desist letters, subpoenas, and other threats directed at those who engage in online speech."

National Criminal Justice Association

"The NCJA represents state, tribal, and local governments on crime prevention and crime control issues. Its members represent all facets of the criminal and juvenile justice community, from law enforcement, corrections, prosecution, defense, courts, victim-witness services, and educational institutions to federal, state, and local elected officials."

National Criminal Justice Reference Service

Established in 1972, NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. Sponsors include the U.S. Department of Justice and the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

UNODC is mandated to assist Member States in their struggle against illicit drugs, crime, and terrorism.

 

 

 

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