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General Statistics- Please see research topics for more specific statistic sources.
Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics
Arrest, procecution, conviction, sentencing, and corrections data at the national level compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics. 1993 forward available online.
1984- : [ALEXANDER: DOCUS J29.20: (Latest edition: DOCUSR); CAMDEN: HV 9950 .C65 (Latest edition: REF)]
Crime Data Explorer (FBI)
Crime data is dynamic. Offenses occur, arrests are made, and property is recovered every day. The CDE is an attempt to somewhat reflect that fluidity in crime. The data presented here will be updated regularly in a way that UCR publications previously could not.
Federal Data on Hate Crimes in the United States
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) started its Hate Crime Statistics program pursuant to the requirement in the Hate Crime Statistics Act (HSCA,P.L. 101-275) that the Department of Justice (DOJ) collect and report data on crimes that “manifest evidence of prejudice based on race, gender and gender identity, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or ethnicity, including where appropriate the crimes of murder, non-negligent manslaughter; forcible rape; aggravated assault, simple assault, intimidation;arson; and destruction, damage or vandalism of property.”
National Use-of-Force Data Collection
Law enforcement use of force has long been a topic of national discussion, but a number of high-profile cases involving law enforcement use of force have heightened awareness of these incidents in recent years. However, the opportunity to analyze information related to use-of-force incidents and to have an informed dialogue is hindered by the lack of nationwide statistics. To address the topic, representatives from major law enforcement organizations are working in collaboration with the FBI to develop the National Use-of-Force Data Collection.
Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
The most comprehensive compilation of data on all aspects of U.S. criminal justice. Most tables are reproduced exactly as they appeared in the original source, however, when possible latest data are combined with earlier data to show trends. Updated as data is compiled, so the online version is more current than the annual print version.
[ALEXANDER DOCUS J 29.9/6: (Latest edition: DOCUSR); CAMDEN HV 6787 .S68 (Latest edition: REF); DANA REF HV 6787 .S68 (Latest edition: REF DESK)]
UCR Data Online
Bureau of Justice Statistics database allows you to generate trends by state since 1960 and by local agency (usually a municipality) since 1985.
Uniform Crime Reports
Annual reports produced by the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services Division.One of the two national measures of U.S. crime, the UCR is based on specific offenses reported to law enforcement agencies. Includes "National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS)", "Hate Crime Statistics" and "Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted"
New Jersey Statistics
New Jersey State Police -- In addition to the Uniform Crime Reports, New Jersey publishes special series on domestic violence, carjacking, and bias incidents.
Statistical Databases at Rutgers
- Statista (Rutgers-restricted)-- "Statista gathers data from over 18,000 sources, including market reports, trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases."--from the library introduction page
- Data-Planet (Rutgers-restricted)-- Extensive datasets from "US Federal, US State, International, and Nonprofit organizational sources." -- from the library introduction page
- Policy Map (Rutgers-restricted)--An online data and mapping application that provides access to over 10,000 indicators related to demographics, housing, income, crime, mortgages, health, jobs, and more.