Criminal Justice Industry Resources

Professional Organizations for Criminal Justice and Criminology Researchers and Educators

American Society of Criminology
Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
Midwestern Criminal Justice Association
Northeastern Association Criminal Justice Sciences
Southern Criminal Justice Association
Western Society of Criminology

You are encouraged to take a look at these organizations, as many have undergraduate student paper competitions for which you are eligible. You could receive formal recognition and possible monetary rewards.

Federal Agencies Which Disseminate Information Obtained from Research

Bureau of Justice Statistics provides statistics on crime and victim, law enforcement, prosecutors, correction, judicial system, and a wide variety of other criminal justice related information.

Bureau of Justice Assistance provides leadership and services in grant administration and criminal justice policy development.

Campus Security provides reports of crimes that occur on college and university campuses throughout the US.

Federal Statistics provides a full range of official statistical information available to the public from the Federal Government.

Hate Crimes Statistics provides statistics on crimes that have been classified as a hate crime.

Juvenile Justice Evaluation Center assists juvenile justice practitioners, policymakers, and state agency administrators with the assessment and evaluation of programs and initiatives.

National Institute of Justice is the research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice.

National Criminal Justice Reference Center offers justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.

National Crime Victimization Survey provides information on crime victims.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization.

Uniform Crime Reports provides national statistics on the crime rate.

National Criminal Justice Organizations

American Correctional Association
National Association of Counties
National Center on Institutions and Alternatives
National Center for Women and Policing
National League of Cities
The Critical Criminology Division of the American Society of Criminology

Federal Criminal Justice Agencies

Bureau of Justice Assistance
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
Department of Justice
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin
Federal Judicial Center - contains research articles on federal courts, sentencing, and prisons
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
Office of Justice Programs
Punch and Jurists - a guide to federal criminal law
National Security Agency
National Cryptologic Museum
U.S. Federal Judiciary
U.S. Sentencing Commission
World Factbook

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