The Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics The Sourcebook brings together data in over 600 tables from more than 100 sources about all aspects of criminal justice in the United States. The Sourcebook is published in about November of each year and covers the most up-to-date statistics of the year prior. The sourcebook is available on the internet in pdf for free or in print for about $9 ($39 in other countries) from: Bureau of Justice Statistics Clearinghouse, P.O. Box 6000, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701-0179.
Statistical Abstract of the United States As the National Data Book, it contains a collection of the most up-to-date statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States. Published in about January of each year, the Statistical Abstract is available on the internet in PDF for free or via special order in bookstores for about $40.
Prisonsucks.com: Research on the Crime Control Industry Prisonsucks.com is a clearinghouse for useful, verifiable statistics about the crime control industry. The site indexes by topic over 450 internet-available pieces of empirical research on crime and prison issues; contains fact-sheets suitable for redistribution by activists; and contains links to advanced research tools and all of the state Department of Corrections websites. Prisonsucks.com is a project of the Prison Policy Initiative.
Drugwarfacts.org Drugwarfacts.org is a constantly updated website and downloadable book of facts about the war on drugs and related issues of crime and justice. In addition to straight statistics, drug war facts also includes quotations from the research conclusions of eminent scholars. Drugwarfacts.org is a project of Common Sense for Drug Policy.
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