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Fun Criminal Justice Sites
Criminal Justice Websites of Interest
Bureau of Justice Statistics
The United States' primary source for criminal justice statistics. Collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.
Crime & Consequences
The Crime and Consequences Blog discusses crime and the criminal law. Topics include criminal and crime-related civil cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, significant decisions in the field by other courts, studies with public policy implications related to crime and criminal justice, and links to and discussion of news items and blogs related to criminal law.
An interactive map that allows you to search for local crime in a provided area.
Crime, Justice & America
Provides information regarding the criminal justice system: blogs, live Internet talks, podcasts, current news, magazine articles, law enforcement stories, reprints, letters and stories from inmates, inmate locator, get the help you need, the Constitution, criminal justice records, and more. Read articles and interviews from people actually in the system: attorneys, bail agents, inmates, judges, law enforcement, jails, prisons, etc.
FBI - Crime Statistics
Regularly published contributions to a series of statistical crime reports and publications, detailing specific offenses and outlining trends that can help you better to understand crime threats both nationally and locally.
Georgia Bureau of Investigation
An independent, statewide agency that provides assistance to the state's criminal justice system in the areas of criminal investigations, forensic laboratory services and computerized criminal justice information.
National Criminal Justice Reference Services
A federally-funded resource offering justice and drug-related information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.
Open Textbook Library
The Open Textbook Library is a collection of textbooks that are licensed for public use. Their textbooks have been reviewed by numerous colleges to test their quality. These textbooks can be downloaded for free or printed at a low cost.
Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
Six broad areas of interest are used to group similar data: criminal justice characteristics; public opinion; crime, victims; arrests, seizures; courts, prosecution, sentencing; and parole, jails, prisons, death penalty.
The United States Department of Justice
Resources include publications, reports, frequently requested forms, case highlights, legal briefs, opinions, and judicial orders, as well as links to many other agencies and career information.