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“Changing America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being by Race and Hispanic Origin”
A Council of Economic Advisors chartbook from the Government Printing Office.
American Bar Association
Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants
American Probation and Parole Association
An international association composed of members from the United States, Canada and other countries actively involved with probation, parole and community-based corrections, in both adult and juvenile sectors. All levels of government including local, state/provincial, legislative, executive, judicial, and federal agencies are counted among its constituents.
Association of Paroling Authorities International (APAI)
A not-for-profit organization representing paroling and releasing authorities.
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Information on firearms, including Brady Act
The National Conference on Privacy, Technology and Criminal Justice Information, sponsored by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and SEARCH, May 31-June 1, 2000.
Courts Statistics Project
National Center for State Courts
Construct data tables on: a) Crime trends from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reports by State including U.S. totals (since 1960), and by reporting local agency (since 1985) b) Justice expenditures and employment for multiple activities (police, judicial, corrections), types of employment (full-time, part-time) and types of expenditures (direct, capital outlay, intergovernmental), since 1982.
DHS National Cybersecurity Division (NCSD)
NCSD works cooperatively with public, private, and international entities to secure cyberspace and America¿s cyber assets. Its strategic objectives are to build and maintain an effective national cyberspace response system and to implement a cyber- risk management program for protection of critical infrastructure.
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Data Resource Center
Funded by BJS, the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Data Resource Center provides information on how data are collected and used in the states. This Center seeks to identify the types of information currently being captured by state and local agencies.
FBI Cyber Division, Computer Intrusion Section
This unit addresses computer intrusions, which often have international facets and national economic implications. The Cyber Division as a whole simultaneously supports FBI priorities across program lines, assisting Counterterrorism, counterintelligence and other criminal investigations when aggressive technological investigative assistance is required.
Federal Bureau of Prisons
The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is responsible for the custody and care of more than 200,000 Federal offenders. BOP protects public safety by ensuring that Federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, cost-efficient, and appropriately secure.
Federal Justice Statistics Resource Center
BJS’s Federal Justice Statistics Resource Center (FJSRC) compiles comprehensive information describing suspects and defendants processed in the Federal criminal justice system.
Federal Justice System Statistics
Incident-Based Reporting Resource Center
The goal of the Incident-Based Reporting Resource Center is to facilitate the use of state incident-based reporting (IBR) systems and the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) by crime analysts, researchers, and other justice professionals.
Indian Country Law Enforcement Review, December 199
More information on tribal jurisdiction.
Interstate Identification Index Name Check Efficacy: Report of the National Task Force to the U.S. Attorney General
A report published by SEARCH
Justice Research and Statistics Association
The Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA) is a national nonprofit organization of state Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) directors, researchers, and practitioners throughout government, academia, and justice organizations.
Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted Annual Report
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) annually compiles data concerning the felonious and accidental line-of-duty deaths and assaults of law enforcement officers and presents these statistics in Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted (LEOKA).
National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
The National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (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 Association of Probation Executives (NAPE)
A professional organization representing the chief executive officers of local, county, and state probation agencies.
National Center for State Courts
The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) offers solutions that enhance court operations with the latest technology; collects and interprets the latest data on court operations nationwide; and provides information on proven “best practices” for improving court operations.
National Center for State Courts – Court Statistics Project
The Court Statistics Project (CSP) collects and analyzes data relating to the work of our nation’s state courts.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
The National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. BJS is one of the federal sponsors of NCJRS.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service: Courts
The Courts page on the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) website contains publications from the NCJRS Federal sponsors, including BJS, Q&A, related links, events, and materials from the NCJRS Abstracts Database.
National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons. The Institute is headed by a Director appointed by the U.S. Attorney General. A 16-member Advisory Board, also appointed by the Attorney General, was established by the enabling legislation (Public Law 93-415) to provide policy direction to the Institute.
National Institute of Justice
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is the research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice and is dedicated to researching crime control and justice issues. NIJ provides objective, independent, evidence-based knowledge and tools to meet the challenges of crime and justice, particularly at the State and local levels.
National Privacy and Crime Prevention Compact
Located at the Office of Legislative Affairs, U.S. Department of Justice — a compact between the States (previously known as “III Compact”) to facilitate interstate access to criminal records for noncriminal justice purposes.
NCVS Task 4 Report: Summary of Options Relating to Local Area Estimation
This report, generated by Westat, reviews three related approaches for generating Local Area Estimates (LAEs) for the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS).
Office of Justice Program Courts page
Several OJP bureaus provide programming and research support to address court-related issues.
Questions and Answers from the 4/27/10 NCVS redesign session on sub-national estimates
Questions and Answers from the NCVS redesign session hosted by BJS on April 27, 2010. This session was held to discuss methodological research to support the redesign of the National Crime Victimization Survey: Sub-National Estimates.
Report of the National Focus Group on Identity Theft Victimization and Criminal Record Repository Operations
Summarizes the focus group’s discussions regarding the issue of criminal identity theft, and sets out its conclusions and recommendations, December 2005.
Report of the National Task Force on the Commercial Sale of Criminal Justice Record Information
First-ever comprehensive look at the role that commercial background screening companies play in the collection, maintenance, sale and dissemination of criminal history record information for employment screening and other important risk management purposes, December 2005.
Report of the National Task Force on the Criminal Record Backgrounding of America
Provides a comprehensive and analytic look at noncriminal justice background checks, providing some clarity on many of the pervasive questions associated with the process, May 2006.
Statistical Analysis Centers
Statistical Analysis Centers (SACs) are state agencies that collect, analyze, and disseminate justice data. They contribute to effective state policies through statistical services, research, evaluation, and policy analysis.
Statistical Briefing Book
From the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Surveying Victims: Options for Conducting the National Crime Victimization Survey
Recommendations from the National Research Council of the National Academies pertaining to the council’s review of the National Crime Victimization Surveys methodology and redesign.
The Institute for Civil Justice
Tribal Justice and Safety in Indian Country
The goal of the Department of Justice’s Tribal Justice and Safety in Indian Country Website is to provide a user-friendly, current, and comprehensive resource for American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal governments to further improve the safety of their communities.
Tribal Justice and Safety in Indian Country Website
From the Office of Justice Programs –> This is a duplicate record– needs to be removed.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
CBPis one of the Department of Homeland Securitys largest and most complex components, with a priority mission of keeping terrorists and their weapons out of the U.S. It also has a responsibility for securing and facilitating trade and travel while enforcing hundreds of U.S. regulations, including immigration and drug laws.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is a component of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Their mission is to protect national security by enforcing our nation’s customs and immigration laws.
United States Secret Service
A federal law enforcement agency with headquarters in Washington, D.C., and more than 150 offices throughout the United States and abroad. The Secret Service was established in 1865, solely to suppress the counterfeiting of U.S. currency. Today, the agency is mandated by Congress to carry out dual missions: protection of national and visiting foreign leaders, and criminal investigations.
United States Secret Service (USSS)
The USSS has established working partnerships in both the law enforcement and business communities to address such cybercrime issues as protecting the critical infrastructure, Internet intrusions, and associated fraud.
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