As part of the Office of Justice programs, the BJS strives to collect, analyze, publish, and disseminate information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government. These data are critical to federal, state, and local policymakers in combating crime and ensuring that justice is both efficient and evenhanded.
The Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics brings together data from more than 100 published and unpublished sources about many aspects of criminal justice in the United States. Since 1973, the project has been located at the University at Albany, School of Criminal Justice, and compiled and managed by staff at the Hindelang Criminal Justice Research Center in Albany, New York.
The CJCJ is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization whose mission is to reduce society’s reliance on incarceration as a solution to social problems. The CJCJ provides direct services, technical assistance, and policy analysis that work in unison to promote a balanced and humane criminal justice system designed to reduce incarceration and enhance long-term public safety.
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. The Section plays an active leadership role in bringing the views of the ABA to the attention of federal and state courts, Congress, and other federal and state judicial, legislative, and executive policy-making bodies. The Section also serves as a resource to its members on issues in the forefront of change in the criminal justice arena.
National Archive of Criminal Justice Data The mission of the NACJD is to facilitate 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..
The UNODC identifies, analyzes, and monitors global drugs and transnational organized crime threats. On their website, you can find World Drug Reports, Global Reports on Trafficking in Persons, Global Studies on Homicide, Statistics, Transnational organized crime threat assessments, and more.
The Vault: FBI Records/FOIA Library The Vault is the FBI Records' new FOIA Library, which contains 6,700 documents and other media that have been scanned from paper into digital copies. You can search by keyword or by categories like: Anti-War; Counterterrorism; Foreign Counterintelligence; Fugitives; Gangs Extremist Groups; Gangster Era; Organized Crime; Political Figures Events; Public Corruption; Supreme Court; and Violent Crime.