Click for contact details Bureau of Justice Statistics

Collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates statistical information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government. BJS provides technical and financial support to state governments in developing capabilities in criminal justice statistics and improving their criminal history records and information systems.

Crime and victims
Drugs and crime
Criminal offenders
Law enforcement
Courts and sentencing
Expenditure and employment
Criminal record systems
Firearms and crime

   (BJS) Dept of Justice

Click for contact details Bureau of Prisons

Conducts studies on topics such as population projection models; inmate classification; the association of inmate participation in education, training, and industry programs to post-release employment; staff and inmate perceptions of social climate in institutions; the effectiveness of drug and sex offender treatment programs; the impact of religious experience on prison adjustment; the prevalence of mental health conditions among the inmate population; privatization; and inmate and staff misconduct. The National Institute of Corrections within BoP focuses its research on areas of emerging interest and concern to corrections practitioners.

   (BOP) Dept of Justice

Click for contact details Drug Enforcement Administration

Produces data related to the enforcement of Federal drug laws.

Drug trafficking & abuse

   (DEA) Dept of Justice

Click for contact details Federal Bureau of Investigation

The Uniform Crime Reporting program collects data on the incidence of criminal acts as reported by 17,000 local law enforcement agencies nationwide and includes the following statistical programs: the National Incident-Based Reporting System, Federal Crime Reporting, Hate Crime Statistics Collection, and Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted. Data are collected on the following categories that comprise the Crime Index: murder, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. Statistical information on arrests, property loss, and other factors relevant to criminal activity is also produced by the FBI.

Hate crimes
Law enforcement officers killed and assaulted

   (FBI) Dept of Justice

Click for contact details Office of Immigration Statistics

Provides data on aliens apprehended and removed.

Legal permanent residents
Temporary admissions of nonimmigrants
Unauthorized immigrants

   (OIS) Dept of Homeland Security

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