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Justice Research and Statistics

Bureau of Justice Assistance Evaluation Web Site: The Bureau of Justice Assistance is committed to the importance of program evaluation and to developing and enhancing evaluation capabilities at the state and local levels. 

Bureau of Justice Statistics:  Provides statistics regarding crime, law enforcement and corrections. 

Justice Research and Statistics Association:  A national nonprofit organization of state Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) directors, researchers and practitioners throughout government, academia and criminal justice organizations.

National Archive of Criminal Justice Data: Acquires, archives, processes and provides access to electronic criminal justice data collections for research and instruction. 

National Criminal Justice Reference Service: A federally-funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy and program development worldwide.

National Institute of Justice, Research and Development Branch: The research and development agency of the U.S. Department of Justice and the only federal agency solely dedicated to researching crime control and justice issues. 

Pretrial Services Resource Center: An independent, non-profit clearinghouse for information on pretrial issues and a technical assistance provider for pretrial practitioners, criminal justice officials, academicians and community leaders nationwide.

RAND: Helps to improve policy and decision making through research and analysis. In all cases, we serve the public interest by widely disseminating our research findings.

SEARCH, Inc.:  SEARCH, The National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics, is a nonprofit membership organization created by and for the states, which is dedicated to improving the criminal justice system and the quality of justice through better information management, the effective application of information and identification technology, and responsible law and policy.

The Urban Institute:  A nonpartisan, economic and social policy research organization.