BJA provides services in criminal justice policy development to achieve safer communities, supporting programs in law enforcement, justice information sharing, counter- terrorism, managing offenders, combating drug crime and abuse, and protecting vulnerable populations.
NIJ is the research, development and evaluation agency of the U.S. Dept of Justice, dedicated to researching crime control and justice issues. NIJ provides objective, independent, evidence-based knowledge and tools to meet the challenges of crime and justice.
Features the latest research about gangs; descriptions of evidence-based, anti-gang programs; and links to tools, databases, and other resources to assist in developing and implementing effective community-based gang prevention, intervention, and suppression strategies.
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons. They provide training, technical assistance, information services, and policy/program development assistance to federal, state, and local corrections agencies.
CCIPS is responsible for implementing strategies combating computer and intellectual property crimes worldwide. CCIPS prevents, investigates, and prosecutes computer crimes by working with other government agencies, the private sector, academic institutions, and foreign counterparts.
Founded in 1971, NCCJA's keeps members informed on current issues and serves as a voice for those involved in the criminal justice field by organizing conferences on contemporary issues for members, students, faculty and practicing professionals.
This department includes the Governor’s Crime Commission, NC National Guard, State Capitol Police, NC State Highway Patrol, Alcohol Law Enforcement, Civil Air Patrol and Victim’s Compensation Divisions.
The UCR Program is part of a nationwide, cooperative statistical effort administered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to generate a reliable set of criminal statistics for use in law enforcement administration, operation, and management.
Picture Projects and National Public Radio (NPR) present a unique collection of first-person stories, interviews, and audio diaries from inmates, correctional officers, lawyers, judges, parole officers, parents, victims, and more on the real criminal justice system. Features a timeline exploring the creation of prisons as we know them today.
The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) is an international association established in 1963 to foster professional and scholarly activities in the field of criminal justice. ACJS promotes criminal justice education, research, and policy analysis within the discipline of criminal justice for both educators and practitioners.
As a professional society the AAFS is committed to the promotion of education and the elevation of accuracy, precision, and specificity in the forensic sciences through the application of science to the law.
The American Society of Criminology is an international organization whose members pursue scholarly, scientific, and professional knowledge concerning the measurement, etiology, consequences, prevention, control, and treatment of crime and delinquency.
The ACLU is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.
Established in 1985 as the Western Regional Office of the National Center on Institutions and Alternatives (NCIA), the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice (CJCJ) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization promoting a balanced and humane criminal justice system through the provision of direct services, technical assistance, and policy analysis. The site focuses on services in the state of California.
The mission of this organization is to build and support career development programs and systems that ensure seamless transitions by linking and integrating secondary and post-secondary education, professional certifications, and organizational recruitment, employment, training and retention systems.