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American Correctional Association

American Jail Association

American Probation and Parole Association
An international association composed of members from the United States, Canada and other countries actively involved with probation, parole and community-based corrections, in both adult and juvenile sectors. All levels of government including local, state/provincial, legislative, executive, judicial, and federal agencies are counted among its constituents.

Association of Paroling Authorities International (APAI)
A not-for-profit organization representing paroling and releasing authorities.

Bureau of Justice Assistance

Data Online
Construct data tables on: a) Crime trends from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports by State including U.S. totals (since 1960), and by reporting local agency (since 1985) b) Justice expenditures and employment for multiple activities (police, judicial, corrections), types of employment (full-time, part-time) and types of expenditures (direct, capital outlay, intergovernmental), since 1982.

Federal Bureau of Prisons
The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is responsible for the custody and care of more than 200,000 Federal offenders. BOP protects public safety by ensuring that Federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, cost-efficient, and appropriately secure.

National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
The National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD) facilitates research in criminal justice and criminology, through the preservation, enhancement, and sharing of computerized data resources; through the production of original research based on archived data; and through specialized training workshops in quantitative analysis of crime and justice data.

National Association of Probation Executives (NAPE)
A professional organization representing the chief executive officers of local, county, and state probation agencies.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service
The National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. BJS is one of the federal sponsors of NCJRS.

National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons. The Institute is headed by a Director appointed by the U.S. Attorney General. A 16-member Advisory Board, also appointed by the Attorney General, was established by the enabling legislation (Public Law 93-415) to provide policy direction to the Institute.

National Institute of Justice
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is the research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice and is dedicated to researching crime control and justice issues. NIJ provides objective, independent, evidence-based knowledge and tools to meet the challenges of crime and justice, particularly at the State and local levels.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

Tribal Courts

Tribal Justice and Safety in Indian Country
The goal of the Department of Justice's Tribal Justice and Safety in Indian Country Website is to provide a user-friendly, current, and comprehensive resource for American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal governments to further improve the safety of their communities.

Tribal Law Enforcement


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