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Data by Subject: Criminal Justice

Selected data resources categorized by academic discipline

Basic Compilations

The Courts

Detailed Data

Bureau of Justice Statistics - provides much data, including these data analysis tools

ICPSR is the largest social science data archive, covering many topics relevant to criminal justice

National Archive of Criminal Justice Statistics - hosted by ICPSR, contains most of the large-scale studies of the criminal justice system

Roper iPoll and Roper Express can be a source of public opinion data on crime and law enforcement.  Also see Polling the Nations.

Hall of Justice: Hall of Justice is a project of the Sunlight Foundation. It is a robust, searchable inventory of publicly available criminal justice datasets and research.