Subject(s): Criminology, forensic pyschology, and some legal topics. Best for: Assignments that require credible, scholarly research. Includes: Scholarly journals, gov. reports, magazines, and dissertations.
Subject(s): Anthropology, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work and sociology. Best for: Assignments that require credible, scholarly research. Includes: Scholarly journals, magazines, and dissertations.
A non-profit organization that conducts multi-state research on common areas of criminal justice, their website offers a large, searchable database of their reports and findings. Each publications is available in full-text and linked to the relevant law or government agencies involved.
This site is the online presence of Law Officer Magazine. Featured is “law enforcement news, exclusive online feature articles, a buyer’s guide, and special pages dedicated to every facet of the police community, as well as the archives” of articles originally found in the print version.
The “NCJRS offers extensive reference and referral services to help you find answers to your questions about crime and justice-related research, policy, and practice”. Here you will find links to hundreds of publications, available grants, criminal justice organizations, and a question-and-answer section where experts field user-submitted questions
Over 100 sources of statistics are compiled here to provide over 1,000 different tables of criminal justice statistics. Topics include: criminal justice characteristics, public opinion, victims of crime, arrests and seizures, prosecution and sentencing, parole, jails and prisons, and the death penalty. Also includes the statistics from U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics.
Conceived to meet the need for reliable uniform crime statistics for the nation, the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program has been the starting place for law enforcement executives, students of criminal justice, researchers, members of the media, and the public at large seeking information on crime in the nation.
Subject(s): Art, architecture, and humanities. Best for: Research or presentations that need images or primary sources. Includes: Images of art, architecture, and artists. Little to no research information is given for the images.
Conducting hundreds of interviews during the course of over one year reporting on the ground, Washington Post writer Wesley Lowery reports to uncover life inside the most heavily policed, if otherwise neglected, corners of America today. Lowery examines the cumulative effect of decades of racially biased policing in segregated neighborhoods with failing schools, crumbling infrastructure and too few jobs.
This Second Edition brings fresh, practical thinking to this oft-misunderstood area of the law, helping erase some of its counterproductive mythology. The book not only provides the first comprehensive, practical introduction to the history and present-day reality of child exploitation and supply chain issues, but it also traces the interconnected web of domestic and transnational federal laws and law enforcement efforts launched in response thereto.
A study in how the liberal arts can alter the landscape of some of our most important public institutions giving people from all walks of life a chance to enrich their minds and expand their opportunities.
An informative resource that highlights developments that will aid in combating internet-based hostility and violence. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant topics that include social media, military tactics, and counterterrorism, this publication will provide insight into the world of internet terrorism to researchers, academicians, and graduate students in this field.
The current legal response to domestic violence is excessively focused on physical violence; this narrow definition of abuse fails to provide protection from behaviors that are profoundly damaging, including psychological, economic, and reproductive abuse. A Troubled Marriage is a provocative exploration of how the legal system's response to domestic violence developed, why that response is flawed, and what we should do to change it.