Criminal Justice Online Resources

General Resources

These are some of the most useful starting point for criminal justice information on the Internet.

Corrections

Access the sites below for more information on prisons and prisoners.

Drugs and Alcohol

Visit these sites for more information on drugs and alcohol. These sites include statistics, current legislation, and general information.

Federal Agencies and Offices

Select from the Sites Below for More Information on Government Agencies

International Criminal Justice

Use the sites below to find criminal justice information from other countries. All the websites are very helpful in locating international crime statistics and more.

Juvenile Delinquency

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Law Enforcement

The sites below are good starting points for information on police and other law enforcement topics.

Statistics Resources

Access these sites for criminal justice statistics.

Associations and Organizations

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Discussion Groups and Mailing Lists

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Associations and Organizations

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    Breakthrough in Forensic Science

    Forensic researchers in Tucson, Arizona have developed a revolutionary method that could allow scientists to predict what a person might look like using only their DNA. Scientists at the University of Arizona conducted a research project measuring the following characteristics of nearly 1,000 individuals: eye color, skin, and hair.

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    Does The Death Penalty Save Lives?

    For the first time in over a generation, the question of whether the death penalty deters murders has captured the attention of scholars, sparking an intense new debate. About 12 current reports indicate each time a convicted murderer is executed, between 3-18 homicides do not occur.

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    Bounty Hunters -- Legit, or not?

    Are bounty hunters legitimate law enforcement professional? There has been increasing controversy in the United States over bounty hunters, with concern voiced over the lack of control that a state has over their behavior. Court jurisdictions have permitted bounty hunters broad authority to locate and detain individuals fleeing to evade the legal process.

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