The Prison Show
  1. KPFT 90.1 FM – Pacifica Radio
  2. American Civil Liberties Union– Texas
  3. Amnesty International
  4. Human Rights Campaign
  5. Texas Department of Criminal Justice
  6. Texas Department of Criminal Justicenewsletter
  7. Texas Commission on Jail Standards
  8. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (formerly INS)
  9. Prison Legal News
  10. Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty
  11. Texas Criminal Justice Coalition
  12. Prison Activist Resource Center
  13. What Prisoners Should Know About Social Security
  14. More Social Security Info – pre-release
  15. Prisoner Support Directory
  16. TDCJ Unit Directory
  17. TDCJ Offender Information
  18. TDCJ Public Information Office
  19. Correctional Managed Healthcare
  20. Criminal Justice Coalition
  21. Texas Inmate Family Association
  22. State Bar of Texas – Client Assistance & Grievance
  23. Attorney General of Texas
  24. Prisons Foundation
  25. Critical Resistance
  26. Families Against Mandatory Minimums
  27. United Nations
  28. U.S. Department of Justice
  29. National Criminal Justice Reference Service
  30. Senate Committee on Criminal Justice
  31. Texas Gang Investigators Association
  32. Execution Watch
  33. The Peace Alliance
  34. Just Detention – Jail Rape Survivor Resources
  35. Federal Bureau of Prisons
  36. Texas Youth Commission
  37. Execution Chronicles
  38. American Correctional Association
  39. United States Supreme Court
  40. National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty
  41. Vera Institute of Justice
  42. Prison Commission
  43. Prison Hearts
  44. The Backgate
  45. The Huntsville Item Newspaper
  46. The Corrections Connection
  47. Federal Prison- A Comprehensive Survival Guide (The Definitive Guide to Surviving Federal Prison)
  48. The Real Cost of Prisons Weblog
  49. The Sentencing Project
  50. The Jailhouse Lawyer’s Handbook
  51. All Related Links

    “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.

    Informing America’s Policy on Illegal Drugs: What We Don’t Know Keeps Hurting Us

    American Bar Association
    Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants

    American Correctional Association

    American Jail Association

    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.

    Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (ADAM) Program

    Assessing Interactive Voice Response for the National Crime Victimization Survey

    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

    Bureau of Justice Assistance

    Child Trafficking Digital Library

    Conference proceedings
    The National Conference on Privacy, Technology and Criminal Justice Information, sponsored by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and SEARCH, May 31-June 1, 2000.

    Corrections statistics
    From BJS.

    Courts Statistics Project
    National Center for State Courts

    Current Research Projects

    Data Online
    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.

    Drug Crime (National Criminal Justice Reference Service)

    Evaluating the Effects of Selecting One Person from Each NCVS Housing Unit on the Precision of Victimization Rates

    Examination of Data Collection Methods for the National Crime Victimization Survey

    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 Investigation (FBI)

    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
    From BJS.

    Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) Annual Reports

    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

    Jails In Indian Country

    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.

    Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA)

    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).

    Mental Health Courts Program

    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 Drug Court Professionals

    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 Crime Victimization Survey Enhanced Contextual Priming Research

    National Crime Victimization Survey Technical Documentation, 2013

    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 Institute of Justice: Human Trafficking

    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.

    National Survey of Crime Victimization Companion Study – Pilot

    NCVS Screening Questions Evaluation: Final Report

    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).

    NORC Methodological Research to Support the Redesign of the National Crime Victimization Survey

    Office of Justice Program Courts page
    Several OJP bureaus provide programming and research support to address court-related issues.

    Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)

    OJP’s Information Technology Initiatives – Justice Integration website

    Problem-Solving Courts

    Problem-Solving Courts

    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.

    Security and the Courts: State Links

    Senior Policy Operating Group on Trafficking in Persons – Subcommittee on Domestic Trafficking: Final Report and Recommendations

    Solicitation: FY 2010 Visiting Fellow: National Crime Victimization Survey Redesign

    Solicitation: Methodological Research to Support the Redesign of the National Crime Victimization Survey: Sub-National Estimates

    Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics

    Specialized Courts

    State and local prosecution office statistics
    From BJS.

    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
    Rand Corporation

    The National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics (SEARCH)

    Tribal Courts

    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.

    Tribal Law Enforcement

    U.S. Census Bureau Governments Statistics

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    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. Department of State: Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

    U.S. Federal Courts

    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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