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Criminal Justice Resources

Need help researching important Criminal Justice information?  Use the resource sheets below which were created by the Criminal Justice faculty and the Library.  Copies of the articles are at the reserve desk in the library.

Athletes and Crime

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Community Policing

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Corrections

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Criminal Genetic Predisposition

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Domestic Violence

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Juvenile Justice

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Media Bias

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Metal Detectors in Schools

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Police Corruption

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Race

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School Shootings

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Sexual Abuse

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Single Parent Households aand Crime

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Stop and Frisk

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Terrorism

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Zero Tolerance

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General Topics

Bureau of Justice Assistance:
https://www.bja.gov/

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS):
www.bjs.gov

Bureau of Justice Statistics, Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics:
http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbse&sid=4

Crime and Justice: ready reference links to U.S. info:
http://library.columbia.edu/subject-guides/usgd/federal/rref/crime.html

Criminal Justice Statistics:
http://www.criminaljustice.ny.gov/crimnet/ojsa/stats.htm

Department of Homeland Security:
www.dhs.gov

Government Attic (Source of Government Documents under the Freedom of Information Act): www.governmentattic.org

National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/NACJD/

National Center for State Courts:
http://www.ncsc.org

National Crime Prevention Council:
www.ncpc.org

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS):
www.ncjrs.gov

National Institute of Justice Home Page:
http://nij.gov/Pages/welcome.aspx

NYU Library for criminal justice, government, and criminology sources (similar to Google, but more refined):
http://www.nyls.edu/library/research_tools_and_sources/dragnet

Office of Justice Programs:
http://ojp.gov/index.htm

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, TRAC at Syracuse U.:
http://trac.syr.edu/

Uniform Crime Report (UCR):
www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/ucr/ucr

Uniform Crime Reporting Table Building Tool:
http://www.bjs.gov/ucrdata/

United Nations (UN):
www.un.org

United States Supreme Court cases and decisions:
www.oyez.org

Capital Punishment

Capital Punishment Information:
www.deathpenaltyinfo.org

Community Policing

Bureau of Justice Assistance:Center for Program Evaluation and Performance Measurement
What Are Community-Based Crime Prevention Programs?
https://www.bja.gov/evaluation/program-crime-prevention/cbcp1.htm

Bureau of Justice Statistics: Community Policing
http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=tp&tid=81

NYPD Community Affairs: Precinct Community Councils:
http://www.nyc.gov/html/nypd/html/community_affairs/community_participation_programs.shtml

U.S. Dept. of Justice, Community Oriented Policing Services, COPS:
www.cops.usdoj.gov/

Corrections

ACLU Prisoner’s Rights:
www.aclu.org/prisoners-rights

City of New York Department of Correction:
www.nyc.gov/html/doc/html/home/home.shtml

Department of Corrections and Community Supervision:
www.doccs.ny.gov/

Domestic Violence

ABA Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence:
www.americanbar.org/groups/domestic_violence.html

National Center for State Courts, Domestic Violence Resource Guide:
www.ncsc.org/Topics/Children-Families-and-Elders/Domestic-Violence/Resource-Guide.aspx l

NYC Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence: :
www.nyc.gov/html/ocdv/html/home/home.shtml

The New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence:
www.nyscadv.org/

U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women:
www.ovw.usdoj.gov/

Drug

Office of Justice Programs, Drugs and Crime Facts:
www.bjs.gov/content/dcf/contents.cfm

Rand Drug Policy Research Center(RAND):
www.rand.org/multi/dprc/html

Juvenile Justice

National Center for Juvenile Justice:
www.ncjj.org

U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention :
www.ojjdp.gov/

Laws and Legal Resourcest

Justicia (Law & Legal Information):
www.justia.com/

Laws of New York State:
http://public.leginfo.state.ny.us/

Library of Congress Legislative Information, THOMAS:
http://thomas.loc.gov/home/thomas.php

Penal Laws of New York State:
http://public.leginfo.state.ny.us/

Metal Detectors in School

National Center for Education Statistics: School Safety and Security Measures:
https://nces.ed.gov/fastfacts/display.asp?id=334

National Association of School Psychologists: Research on School Security:
www.nasponline.org/advocacy/schoolsecurity.pdf

Perceptions of Race

NAACP Criminal Justice Fact Sheet:
www.naacp.org/pages/criminal-justice-fact-sheet

Pew Research Center: The black-white and urban-rural divides in perceptions of racial fairness:
www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2013/08/28/the-black-white-and-urban-rural-divides-in-perceptions-of-racial-fairness/

Police Corruption

National Police Accountability Project:
www.nlg-npap.org/reports/0

National Police Misconduct Statistics and Reporting Project :
2009 NPMSRP Semi-Annual Police Misconduct Statistics
www.policemisconduct.net/npmsrp-2009-semi-annual-police-misconduct-statistics-report/

NYC Commission to Combat Police Corruption:
www.nyc.gov/html/ccpc/html/home/home.shtml

School Shootings

Infoplease.Timeline of Worldwide School and Mass Shootings:
www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0777958.html

Sentencing

The Sentencing Project:
www.sentencingproject.org/template/index.cfm

United States Sentencing Commission:
www.ussc.gov/Research/index/cfm

Serial Murders

Federal Bureau of Investigation:
Serial Murder: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives for Investigators
www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/serial-murder

Sexual Crimes

Office of Justice Programs, Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART):
www.ojp.gov/smart/

Stop and Frisk

Center for Constitutional Rights: Floyd, et al. v. City of New York:
www.ccrjustice.org/floyd

Center for Constitutional Rights : Stop and Frisk page:
www.stopandfrisk.org

New York City Civil Liberties Union: Stop-and Frisk-Campaign:
www.nyclu.org/issues/racial-justice/stop-and-frisk-practices

The New York Times Online: Stop, Question and Frisk in New York Neighborhoods:
www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/07/11/nyregion/20100711-stop-and- frisk.html?ref=stopandfrisk

Victims

Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime:
www.ovc.gov/

National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS):
http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/index.cfm