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Bureau of Justice Statistics
Statistics on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government
Legal Resources for People in Prison in Massachusetts
The non-profit, non-partisan Prison Policy Initiative documents the impact of mass incarceration on individuals, communities, and the national welfare.
The Sentencing Project
A national organization working for a fair and effective criminal justice system by promoting reforms in sentencing law and practice, and alternatives to incarceration.
National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
The mission of the NACJD is to facilitate research in criminal justice and criminology, through the preservation, enhancement, and sharing of data.
National Council on Crime and Delinquency
Applies research to policy and practice in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and child welfare.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
A federally funded resource offering justice and drug-related information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.
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