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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 Uniform Crime Reports;  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.


Federal Bureau of Prisons

The Federal Bureau of Prisons provides statistics about inmates and staff in Federal prisons. It includes demographic information about both inmates and staff, including both current and historical data and analytical tools. 

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.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) is a federally funded resource offering justice and drug-related information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.

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 

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

Criminal Justice Profiles 
Criminal Law: Hieros Gamos 
Criminal Law Overview & Links: Legal Information Institute  
Institute for Criminal Justice Studies (ICJS) 
National Archive of Criminal Justice Data: University of Michigan  

  • The National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD) is the place to discover, access, and analyze data on crime and justice.

    NACJD hosts several large-scale datasets, including the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR), the FBI's National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS), and the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods (PHDCN).

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

Open Access Journals

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