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Librarians have evaluated various internet search results and identified these sites as having credible and authoritative information of possible interest to students conducting research in Criminal Justice. It is not an exhaustive list but a great place to start!
The BJS National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) is the nation's primary source of information on criminal victimization. Each year, data are obtained from a nationally representative sample of about 240,000 persons in about 150,000 households.
A nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, and other empirical social science research.
Provides articles, datasheets, and reports on a number of topics including: Environment, HiV/AIDS, Population Trends, Reproductive Health, Marriage/Family, Education, Family Planning, Fertility, Health, Race/Ethnicity, Poverty, Migration, Youth, Aging, Mortality, and Gender
Statehealthfacts.org is a project of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and is designed to provide free, up-to-date, and easy-to-use health data on all 50 states. Statehealthfacts.org provides data on more than 500 health topics and is linked to both the Kaiser Family Foundation website (www.kff.org) and KaiserNetwork.org (www.kaisernetwork.org).
The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program generates reliable statistics for use in law enforcement. It also provides information for students of criminal justice, researchers, the media, and the public. The program has been providing crime statistics since 1930.
The Urban Institute gathers data, conducts research, evaluates programs, offers technical assistance overseas, and educates Americans on social and economic issues — to foster sound public policy and effective government.
The Scholar's Edition of Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 includes all content from the "basic" edition along with the addition an important new resource: The Women's Commission Reports collection, an archive of the publications and documents of local, state, and federal Commissions on the Status of Women from 1963 to the present.
Created in 1976 as a public/private partnership of the United Way and the State of Connecticut, Info line is an information and referral service for a variety of problems facing Connecticut Residents. It is also a resource for people who would like to find volunteer opportunities. a comprehensive database of human service resources that is continuously updated
Created in 1976 as a public/private partnership of the United Way and the State of Connecticut, 211 is an information and referral service for a variety of problems facing Connecticut Residents. It is also a resource for people who would like to find volunteer opportunities and a comprehensive database of human service resources that is continuously updated