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Associations & Organizations
Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) is an international association established in 1963 to foster professional and scholarly activities in the field of criminal justice.
American Academy of Forensic Science
The American Academy of Forensic Sciences is a multidisciplinary professional organization that provides leadership to advance science and its application to the legal system.
American Correctional Association
Founded in 1870 as the National Prison Association, ACA is the oldest association developed specifically for practitioners in the correctional profession.
American Society of Criminology
The American Society of Criminology is an international organization whose members pursue scholarly, scientific, and professional knowledge concerning the measurement, etiology, consequences, prevention, control, and treatment of crime and delinquency.
International Organization for the Study of Organized Crime
The Judicalis Group is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit of international consortium of academics and professionals who seek to present their views on current events and research findings.
Statistics & Report Websites
Bureau of Justice Statistics
National crime statistics and trends, sorted by topic or accessible by keyword search. The BJS is an agency of the U.S. Department of Justice.
Evaluations of actual crime prevention, court, and corrections programs (domestic and international) with effectiveness ratings. From the U.S. Department of Justice.
Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security focuses on threats ranging from international to environmental. Resources available on terrorism, human trafficking, border control, natural disasters, and more.
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Most wanted lists, crime news, statistics, and organizational information from the FBI.
Juvenile Justice Statistical Briefing
Statistics of juvenile crime from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Meaning of Crime (Open Learn)
Online learning module from the Open Learn on definitions of, attitudes toward, and attempts to explain crime.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Detailed reports and analysis of topics in criminal justice, such as jail overcrowding, community policing, identity theft, drug use, and production trends, and so on. From the Department of Justice.
NC Department of Justice
North Carolina crime and justice information, including issue summaries, crime prevention and reporting tips, most wanted, news, job postings, and employee training and education standards.
NCDOJ Crime Statistics
Statistical information on crime in North Carolina since 1993 from the NC Department of Justice.
Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
National data on crimes, arrests, corrections, victims, courts, and public opinion compiled from over 200 sources. From the University of Albany.
U.S. Department of Justice
United States crime and justice information from our national Department of Justice.
Uniform Crime Reports
National Crime Statistics, "UCR Handbook" and special reports from the FBI.
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Information on international crime concerns, such as drug trafficking, terrorism, money laundering, and human trafficking from the UN.
United States Drug Enforcement Administration
The DEA's website includes drug fact sheets, drug schedules, and federal trafficking penalties, plus prevention resources and information about the organization.
UN Office on Drugs and Crime
UNODC is a global leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime. Established in 1997 through a merger between the United Nations Drug Control Programme and the Centre for International Crime Prevention, UNODC operates in all regions of the world through an extensive network of field offices.