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Crime & Criminal Justice

NCJRS National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Criminal Justice by Topic A portal, compiled by the NCJRS, to hundreds of criminal justice and crime related topics.
Uniform Crime Reports FBI's annual reports about U.S. crimes.
Bureau of Justice Statistics The U.S. agency primarily in charge of handling statistics and information regarding crime and criminal justice.  Serves as a portal to a multitude of crime-related statistics.
Criminal Offenders Statistics Information related to criminal offenders such as prison populations, sex offenders, etc.
Corrections Statistics Information about prisons, jails, and various punishments, including probation and capital punishment.
FBI Violent Gangs Webpage FBI's information about violent gangs in the United States.
Hate Crime Statistics Compiled by the FBI.
Juvenile Crime Statistics Compiled by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention of the Department of Justice.
Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted Compiled by the FBI
The World Factbook of Criminal Justice Systems A portal to information about the criminal justice systems of different countries.
U.S. Department of Justice Contains information about the protections of the United States in terms of law.  Includes the office of the Attorney General.
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
ATF Burea of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and Explosives
CBP U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency.  Includes information and news about border-related crimes.
Bureau of Prisons A site devoted to information about federal prisons and inmates.
Overcrowded Prisons
Amber Alert Information about how to respond in case of a missing child.
National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW) Information about sex offenders. From the U.S. Dept. of Justice.
FBI (Human Trafficking) Information about human trafficking from the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation).
ICE (Human Trafficking) Information about human trafficking from ICE (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement).
Parole in the United States Information about parole statistics in the United States.
Oklahoma Crime Report 2012 Contains statistical information about crime in Oklahoma.
National Institute of Corrections Includes studies about prison. Especially helpful for anyone researching prisons.
Private Prisons Information about privatized prisons in the U.S.
Panhandling A report about panhandling from the U.S. Dept. of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.
Education and Incarceration Statistical information about education and prisons in the U.S.
Education and Incarceration A report about prisoners and education in the U.S.
Westlaw Online legal research services.
Gun Violence Information about gun violence from the National Institute of Justice.
Oklahoma Pardon & Parole Board Information from the State of Oklahoma about Pardons and Parole Eligibility.

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