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Internet Links for Criminal Justice
Use these supplemental links for additional information when researching topics within Criminal Justice.
CrimeSolutions.gov uses rigorous research to determine what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services. The web site also reports on reviews of justice practices.
National District Attorneys Association
NDAA was formed in 1950 by local prosecutors to give a focal point to advance their causes and issues at the national level.
The purpose of the Police Foundation is to help the police be more effective in doing their job, whether it be deterring robberies, intervening in potentially injurious family disputes, or working to improve relationships between the police and the communities they serve.
SAMHSA - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation.
United States Department of Justice
The Department of Justice serves as counsel for the citizens of the United States. It represents them in enforcing the law in the public interest. Through its thousands of lawyers, investigators, and agents, the Department plays the key role in protection against criminals and subversion, ensuring healthy business competition, safeguarding the consumer, and enforcing drug, immigration, and naturalization laws. Click on Agencies to see a list of agencies included in the DOJ.
The Urban Institute builds knowledge about the nation’s social and fiscal challenges, practicing open-minded, evidence-based research to diagnose problems and figure out which policies and programs work best, for whom, and how.
World Factbook of Criminal Justice Systems
Provides narrative descriptions of the criminal justice systems of 45 countries around the world