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Criminal Justice Information and Assistance for Victims, Juveniles, the Incarcerated, and the Accused   Tags: assistance, criminal justice system, criminal law, prisoners  

Collection of information about governmental (federal, state, and local) and non-governmental agencies, organizations, and services that provide assistance within the criminal justice system.
Last Updated: Jun 10, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

Governmental Print Page

Federal Agencies and Information

  • Attorney General Guidelines for Victim and Witness Assistance 2011 & Rev. 2012  
    In effect as of October 1, 2011. Revised in May 2012. The Guidelines are an essential manual for Department personnel, providing them with the guidance and skills to ensure that the Department continues to provide victims and witnesses with the very highest level of service.
  • 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.
  • Federal Sentencing Manual Guidelines
    2010 federal sentencing guidelines manual is available, effective November 1, 2010. Additional emergency amendments are contained in a Supplement to the 2010 Guidelines Manual.
  • Office of National Drug Control Policy  
    Information about the organization, policy, treatment, prevention, market disruption, drug facts, international, state & local, publications, and press releases.
  • U.S. Department of Justice: Federal Criminal Law
    Information about the FBI, U.S. Attorney's Office, Tribal Justice Agencies, and Bureau of Indian Affairs.
  • U.S. Sentencing Commission  
    Current information regarding sentencing guidelines. Users may sign up for email updates from the USSC listserv.

Law Enforcement Agencies

  • ATF: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives  
    Information about the agency, career opportunities, enforcement, news, field divisions, and links to related forms, publications, laws, regulations, and rulings. It also links to bomb data center and related statistical data.
  • DEA: Drug Enforcement Administration  
    Information about the agency (its history, organization, programs, operations, and offices), law enforcement related information (most wanted, major operations, training programs, statistics, and facts), drug prevention programs for young adults and others, drug policy related materials (Controlled Substances Act, Federal Trafficking Penalties, drug scheduling), and publications.
  • FBI: Federal Bureau of Investigation  
    Information about the agency, its history, current services, news, resources for law enforcement, for community (i.e. outreach activities, publications, community partnership, adopt-a-school program), and for researchers (Freedom of Information Act, crime statistics, etc.).
  • U.S. Department of State  
    Information about the state, policy issues, countries & regions, economics & energy, arms control & security, democracy & global affairs, public diplomacy & public affairs, assistance & development.
  • Immigration Law: Federal Agencies  
    A list of federal agencies related to immigration law. As part of the Immigration Law Information and Assistance Guide.

New York State Corrections & Parole

New York State Unified Court System

  • New York State Unified Court System
    Information about the court system, judges, jurors, individual courts, job and internship opportunities, attorneys, litigants, and specific information regarding court forms and filing fees.

New York State Criminal Justice Agencies

  • New York State Police  
    Information about crime prevention, criminal investigation, firearms, NYS criminal justice links, public information office, publications, ticket inquiries, traffic safety, and wanted criminals & missing persons.
  • NYS Criminal Justice Services  
    A multi-function criminal justice support agency with a variety of responsibilities: collection and analysis of statewide crime data; operation of the DNA databank and criminal fingerprint files; administration of federal and state criminal justice funds; support of criminal justice-related agencies statewide; and administration of the state’s Sex Offender Registry.
  • NYS Criminal Justice Services - Operation Safe Child
    This program was created to to promote child safety by providing parents and guardians with the tools to protect their children.

Local Criminal Justice Information

Local Corrections & Probation

  • Westchester County Department of Corrections  
    The department is made up of three divisions: administration, jail and penitentiary. Information on how to post a bail, inmate phone system information, visitation schedule, victim information and notification, and sexual abuse and excessive force.
  • Westchester County Department of Probation  
    Information about the organization, FAQs, probation briefing, guiding principles, department worksites, programs and services, probation warrants, programs and services, criminal justice advisory board, news, statistics, contact information, department achievements, and job opportunities.

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