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Census Data
This site provides extensive, current statistical data and related information compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau. The American FactFinder link provides nationwide data under various topics, while State & County QuickFacts link facilitates access to data by state and county.

Crime in Florida. 1974-1989. (Ref. Desk FL. Doc. LE.A3:C 64); Florida Unified Crime Statistics;  and Florida Statistical Analysis Center 
These resources provide statistical overviews of the nature and extent of crime in Florida, including offense data-index crime analyses, arrests, narcotic drug seizures, agricultural crimes, victim characteristics, and law enforcement personnel. See also Crime State Rankings (Ref. HV 6787 C735 2001).

Crime in the United States. Annual. (Ref. Desk U.S. Doc. J 1.14/7:) also known as Uniform Crime Reports. 1962-current. 
Issued as part of the Uniform Crime Reporting Program of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, this title reports the volume and rate of crimes as provided by local law enforcement agencies throughout the United States. The websites include many full-text documents.

Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC)
The DPIC includes pro and con viewpoints of the death penalty, a history of capital punishment, and information concerning various methods of execution are carried out. Maps and statistics show executions and death row inmates by state, ethnicity, gender, and age. Statistics and tables illustrate executions by year, provide lists of individuals executed (1976-current), and present full-text reports on related topics.

This government-produced site provides powerful linking and search utilities to facilitate access to statistical information from any federal statistics agency without requiring that users know in advance which agency compiles or produces the informaiton. Statistics are also available with state and county level crime reports.

National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
The NACJD, a branch of the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) at the University of Michigan, provides downloadable access to over 550 criminal justice data collections free of charge.

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics. Annual. (U.S. Doc. J 29.9/6:)
This comprehensive work, presented for the broad criminal justice community, provides previously-compiled state, local, and/or federal statistics on crime and law, police, prosecution and defense, and courts and corrections. See also Statistical Abstract of the United States (Ref. HA 202 .U58) or  for general, yet detailed, statistics on the United States.

U.S. Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics. BJS Data Report. Annual. (U.S. Doc J 29:19:)
These reports present data on U.S. murder and crime rates, drug use, and various related subjects such as guns used in crimes and prison populations.

Internet Sites

Forensic Sites
Forensic Science Resources

Reddy's Forensic Page
Zeno's Forensic Site

Professional Associations
Forensic Science Society (FSS)
Justice Research and Statistics Association
National Criminal Justice Association
National Institute of Justice

International Information & Organizations
International Association for Identification
International Association of Forensic Toxicologists
INTERPOL: International Police Organization
World Criminal Justice Library Electronic Network
UN Crime and Justice Information Network
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Documents Center: University of Michigan Government Printing Office‚Äč
National Institute of Corrections
U.S. Department of Justice

Florida Sites

Florida Statutes 2017 & Constitution
Florida Department of Corrections
Florida Department of Juvenile Justice
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
Florida Legal Resources
State and Local Government Links



Criminal Justice Metalists
ACLA Freedom Network
Criminal Justice Profiles
Criminal Justice Resources
Criminal Law: Hieros Gamos
Criminal Law Links by Subject: Emory Law Library
Criminal Law Overview & Links: Legal Information Institute

Institute for Criminal Justice Studies (ICJS)
National Archive of Criminal Justice Data: University of Michigan

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
Police Officer's Internet Directory

Open Access Journals