Collects and publishes Information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and operation of justice systems at all levels of government. These data are critical to policymakers in combating crime.
-A component of the U.S. Department of Justice
-See "Crime Type" dropdown menu for Violent Crime, Drugs and Crime, Hate Crime, Human Trafficking, etc.
-For Traffic Stops, see "Law Enforcement" dropdown menu, then Police-Public Contacts.
A federally funded resource offering justice and drug-related information to support research, policy and program development worldwide. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice and Office of Justice Programs
-See A-Z Topics (index)
NIJ is the research, development and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice. They provide objective and independent knowledge and tools to inform the decision-making of the criminal justice community, particularly at the state and local levels.
-See All Topics A-Z and Racial Profiling
Office of the U.S. Department of Justice that provides leadership and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization. Supports the development of effective and equitable juvenile justice systems that enhance public safety and ensure accountability.
NOW is the largest organization of feminist grassroots activists in the U.S. They strive to promote societal change, eliminate discrimination, and achieve and protect the equal rights of all women and girls in all aspects of social, political and economic life.
-See Ending Violence Against Women (Domestic Violence)
-Focuses on improving policy and practice for youth with behavioral health conditions (i.e. mental, substance use and trauma-related conditions) who have come into contact with the juvenile justice system.
-Select General Information, then scroll down to Resources.