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Websites of Interest
American Bar Association's Criminal Justice Section
The Criminal Justice Section has primary responsibility for the American Bar Association's work on solutions to issues involving crime, criminal law, and the administration of criminal and juvenile justice.
American Correctional Association
ACA serves all disciplines within the corrections profession and is dedicated to excellence in every aspect of the field--from professional development and certification to standards and accreditation, from networking and consulting to research and publications, and from conferences and exhibits to technology and testing.
Bureau of Justice Statistics
BJS collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.
The Office of Justice Programs’ CrimeSolutions.gov uses rigorous research to determine what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services.
Criminal Justice Links from the Institute for Intergovernmental Research
Links to a variety of criminal justice-related webpages, courtesy of the Institute for Intergovernmental Research.
Minnesota Legislative Reference Library's Criminal Justice Links
Categorized criminal justice-related links, many specific to Minnesota, courtesy of the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library.
National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
The NACJD facilitates research in criminal justice and criminology through the preservation, enhancement, and sharing of computerized data resources; through the production of original research based on archived data; and through specialized training workshops in quantitative analysis of crime and justice data.
National Criminal Justice Association
The NCJA represents state, tribal and local governments on crime prevention and crime control issues, with members representing 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, the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) is a federally funded resource offering justice and drug-related information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. NCJRS services and resources are available to anyone interested in crime, victim assistance, and public safety including policymakers, practitioners, researchers, educators, community leaders, and the general public.
Uniform Crime Reports from the FBI
The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program meets the need for reliable, uniform crime statistics for the nation, and the FBI is tasked with collecting, publishing, and archiving those statistics.
The World Factbook of Criminal Justice Systems
Provides narrative descriptions of the criminal justice systems of 45 countries around the world.