Government site that rates criminal justice and crime victim services based on study data supporting the effectiveness of the programs. Topics such as recidivism, juvenile delinquency prevention and crime victimization are included in this site, with links to the studies used to determine rankings.
Brings together data from more than 100 sources about many aspects of criminal justice in the United States. However, the Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics Online will cease being funded by the BJS agency as of mid-October 2012. More information available on the site itself.
NCVS from the Bureau of Justice Statistics is the Nation's primary source of information on criminal victimization. Data are obtained yearly from a nationally representative sample of 76,000 households comprising nearly 135,300 persons on the frequency, characteristics and consequences of criminal victimization in the United States. Data are available from 1973 to the present.