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Internet Resources for Criminal Justice: General Resources

General Resources

Encyclopedia of Crime and JusticeAccessible to University at Albany users only

This is the major general encyclopedia for the criminal justice field. It includes 250 essays on the causes of crime, criminal behavior, crime prevention, institutions of criminal justice, and criminal law.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service

As the "information clearinghouse" of the U.S. Department of Justice, National Criminal Justice Reference Service offers here fulltext reports and studies on criminal justice topics, NCJRS catalog, conference and grants information, listservs, calendar of events and links to numerous criminal justice sites.

New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services

Includes criminal justice data, missing children, most wanted list, products and services for criminal justice professionals, recent laws, publications, and extensive links to other criminal justice resources.

School of Criminal Justice (University at Albany)

In addition to information on academics, faculty, and jobs, this homepage includes links to many criminal justice sites.

Vera Institute of Justice

Vera is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit center for justice policy and practice. It conducts projects and research on a variety of criminal justice topics.

United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute

The mission of UNICRI is to advance justice, crime prevention, security and the rule of law in support of peace, human rights and sustainable development.

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