Office on Violence Against Women
The mission of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, is to provide federal leadership in developing the nations capacity to reduce violence against women and administer justice for and strengthen services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Office for Victims of Crime
Established in 1988 through an amendment to the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) of 1984, OVC is charged by Congress with administering the Crime Victims Fund (the Fund). The Fund supports a broad array of programs and services that focus on helping victims in the immediate aftermath of crime and continuing to support them as they rebuild their lives.
NCVS Task 4 Report: Summary of Options Relating to Local Area Estimation
This report, generated by Westat, reviews three related approaches for generating Local Area Estimates (LAEs) for the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS).
Questions and Answers from the 4/27/10 NCVS redesign session on sub-national estimates
Questions and Answers from the NCVS redesign session hosted by BJS on April 27, 2010. This session was held to discuss methodological research to support the redesign of the National Crime Victimization Survey: Sub-National Estimates.
Surveying Victims: Options for Conducting the National Crime Victimization Survey
Recommendations from the National Research Council of the National Academies pertaining to the council's review of the National Crime Victimization Surveys methodology and redesign.
National Association of Probation Executives (NAPE)
A professional organization representing the chief executive officers of local, county, and state probation agencies.
National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons. The Institute is headed by a Director appointed by the U.S. Attorney General. A 16-member Advisory Board, also appointed by the Attorney General, was established by the enabling legislation (Public Law 93-415) to provide policy direction to the Institute.
American Probation and Parole Association (APPA)
An international association composed of members from the United States, Canada and other countries actively involved with probation, parole and community-based corrections, in both adult and juvenile sectors. All levels of government including local, state/provincial, legislative, executive, judicial, and federal agencies are counted among its constituents.
Indian Country Law Enforcement Review, December 1999
More information on tribal jurisdiction.
The Institute for Civil Justice
Courts Statistics Project
National Center for State Courts
American Bar Association
Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is a component of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Their mission is to protect national security by enforcing our nation's customs and immigration laws.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
CBPis one of the Department of Homeland Securitys largest and most complex components, with a priority mission of keeping terrorists and their weapons out of the U.S. It also has a responsibility for securing and facilitating trade and travel while enforcing hundreds of U.S. regulations, including immigration and drug laws.
"Changing America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being by Race and Hispanic Origin"
A Council of Economic Advisors chartbook from the Government Printing Office.
Office of Justice Program Courts page
Several OJP bureaus provide programming and research support to address court-related issues.
Federal Justice System Statistics
Statistical Briefing Book
From the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Statistics
Construct data tables on: a) Crime trends from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports by State including U.S. totals (since 1960), and by reporting local agency (since 1985) b) Justice expenditures and employment for multiple activities (police, judicial, corrections), types of employment (full-time, part-time) and types of expenditures (direct, capital outlay, intergovernmental), since 1982.
Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted Annual Reports
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) annually compiles data concerning the felonious and accidental line-of-duty deaths and assaults of law enforcement officers and presents these statistics in Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted (LEOKA).