Bureau of Justice Statistics
Established in 1979, the BJS collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government. Gives an overview of publications and products, key facts, data collections, funding, data analysis tools, terms & definitions, and related links. The data available cover corrections (totals, local jails, federal & state prisons, special populations, community corrections, recidivism, capital punishment, deaths, and sexual violence in prisons), courts & sentencing (court system, state court cases & defendants, civil rights, human trafficking), crime type (violent, property, drugs, gangs, cybercrime, etc.), criminal justice data improvement program, employment & expenditure, federal (law enforcement, prosecution, courts, corrections), law enforcement (local, sheriff's offices, federal, tribal, campus, forensic investigation, community policing, etc.), and victims (victim characteristics, crime characteristics, victims and offenders, crime event, reporting crimes to police, etc.).