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Criminology and Criminal Justice

This page is your gateway to books, articles, statistics, laws and legislation related to criminology and criminal justice topics.

Statistics Web Sites

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Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Quick access to a variety of data including crimes and victims, criminal offenders, law enforcement, courts and sentencing, prosecution, corrections, federal justice, expeditures and employment, etc.

International Justice Statistics - BJS
Includes BJS publications, justice statistics from the United Nations, Official country websites and more.

National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
This page from the University of Michican contains data sets on a variety of topics that can be downloaded and analyzed. Guides are available for each resource.




Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
This source "brings together data from more than 100 sources about all aspects of criminal justice in the United States. These data are displayed in over 600 tables."

Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) - from FBI
"A nationwide cooperative statistical effort of nearly 17,000 city, county and state law enforcement agencies voluntarily reporting data on crimes brought to their attention."


Sentencing and Corrections


Corrections Statistics - from BJS
One stop shopping page that includes graphs summarizing trend data statistics and pages with "information, statistics and publications regarding capital punishment, jails, prisons, probation and parole."

Sourcebook of Federal Sentencing Statistics
Data by state
"This Sourcebook contains descriptive statistics on the application of the federal sentencing guidelines and provides selected district, circuit, and national sentencing data."

Quick Facts - Bureau of Federal Prisons
Includes statistics on prisoners by age, security level, gender, race, ethnicity,type of offence and sentencing.




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