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Raw data at the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD)

BJS stores the full data sets, surveys, and codebooks for most of their data collections at the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD) as soon as the data have been finalized.  These raw or ‘micro’ data are what analysts use to generate the summary data tables found within BJS reports, statistical tables, and data tools.  The archived data allow researchers to conduct secondary analysis of BJS data.

Publication data tables

The data tables found in BJS publications can be accessed in .CSV format by clicking on the "data tables" links on the right side of our publication detail pages.

Data tools and dashboards

BJS data tools and dashboards allow users to visualize trend data and download custom data sets.  These tools group data by geography (Federal, state and local data) and demographic characteristics of various populations (e.g. victims, prisoners, arrestees, or offenders).  

Searching for BJS data on partner sites

BJS data are listed in multiple online catalogs hosted by our Federal government partners and the NACJD:

Date Created: May 11, 2021