Opening page provides a short list of subjects from which more specific and detailed information can be determined. Each section is uniquely organized, but covers information about abstracts, data collections, summary finding, index of available files, list of related sites. This Bureau is the United States' primary source for criminal justice statistics.
"BJA supports law enforcement, courts, corrections, treatment, victim services, technology, and prevention initiatives that strengthen the nation’s criminal justice system. BJA provides leadership, services, and funding to America’s communities."
Established in 1972, NCJRS is a federally funded resource "offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide" with links to resources on such topics as Corrections, Courts, Crime Prevention, Criminal Justice Statistics, Drugs and Crime, Juvenile Justice, Law Enforcement, and Victims.
"Works in partnership with the justice community to identify the most pressing crime-related challenges confronting the justice system and to provide information, training, coordination, and innovative strategies and approaches for addressing these challenges."
An independent agency in the Judicial Branch of government. Serves as an information resource for Congress, focusing on sentencing policies and guidelines. Has links to statistics and commissions by state.