Resources: Crime and Criminal Justice

Center for Court Innovation

“The Center for Court Innovation’s work begins with a commitment to data and analysis. The Center studies problems within communities and within government systems. It uses this information to inform the development of demonstration projects. Researchers from the Center also conduct process and impact evaluations to document what works and what doesn’t in justice reform.”, U. S. Dept. of Justice

“The Office of Justice Programs’ uses rigorous research to inform practitioners and policy makers about what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services.”

National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD)

“The mission of the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD) is to facilitate research in criminal justice and criminology, through the preservation, enhancement, and sharing of computerized data resources; through the production of original research based on archived data; and through specialized training workshops in quantitative analysis of crime and justice data…This database contains over 37,000 citations of published and unpublished works.” rld.”

National Crime Prevention Council

The resource page of the National Crime Prevention Council provides information on such topics as gang violence prevention and internet, school, and workplace crime prevention.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

“OJJDP sponsors research, program, and training initiatives; develops priorities and goals and sets policies to guide federal juvenile justice issues; disseminates information about juvenile justice issues; and awards funds to states to support local programming.”