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CJUS210--Intro. To Statistics in Criminal Justice (A. Conway): Statistical Sources

Statistical Sources - Search Engine

Selected Government Web Resources

Bureau of Justice Statistics Primary source for United States criminal justice statistics. Provides statistical reports on many aspects of crime and criminal justice, including capital punishment, prisons, drunk driving, probation, police departments, and victims of crime.    

Census Bureau Criminal Justice Statistics.  The Census Bureau conducts reimbursable projects for the two U.S. Department of Justice agencies: Bureau of Justice Statistics and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. The U.S. Census Bureau acts as a data collection agent to provide statistical data on a range of topics including probation, parole, inmate sexual violence, inmate deaths, criminal justice expenditures, and a variety of facility data.

Crime in the United States Referred to as the Uniform Crime Report provides crime statistics for the U.S., states, regions, counties, cities, and towns.

Federal Bureau of Prisons. Provides brief statistics about federal prisons, federal prisoners, and staff of federal prisons.

Justice Research and Statistics Association Crime and Justice Atlas Provides a graphical presentation of trends in crime and sentencing over the last 25 years for the nation as a whole, and for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia individually. 

Neighborhood Scout enables users to get crime and school and real estate reports for any address.

SEARCH : The National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics  Offers justice information and publications for criminal justice community, including justice information policy analysis publications and links to National Sex Offender Registry Assistance Program websites.

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics  Contains statistical data on criminal justice systems, numbers of criminal offenses and reports of victims of crimes, etc.   

Statistical Analysis Centers (Justice Research and Statistics Association)  Links to specific criminal justice-related data sets at the state level.

USA.com. Provides statistical data of cities, towns, and neighborhoods in the United States.

U. S. Data and Statistics. Provides easy access to the full range of publicly available statistics produced by these agencies.