BJS: Bureau of Justice Statistics

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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Information on firearms, including Brady Act

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 Investigation (FBI)

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.

Federal Justice Statistics Resource Center
BJS's Federal Justice Statistics Resource Center (FJSRC) compiles comprehensive information describing suspects and defendants processed in the Federal criminal justice system.

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 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.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

U.S. Customs and Border Protection
CBPis one of the Department of Homeland Securitys largest and most complex components, with a priority mission of keeping terrorists and their weapons out of the U.S. It also has a responsibility for securing and facilitating trade and travel while enforcing hundreds of U.S. regulations, including immigration and drug laws.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is a component of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Their mission is to protect national security by enforcing our nation's customs and immigration laws.

United States Secret Service
A federal law enforcement agency with headquarters in Washington, D.C., and more than 150 offices throughout the United States and abroad. The Secret Service was established in 1865, solely to suppress the counterfeiting of U.S. currency. Today, the agency is mandated by Congress to carry out dual missions: protection of national and visiting foreign leaders, and criminal investigations.


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