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Criminal Justice: Web Resources


Below are a few recommended websites. Remember that information you find on the web needs to be evaluated carefully. For more information on evaluating websites, check out the Evaluating Sources Research Guide.

American Academy of Forensic Sciences
"Professional society dedicated to the application of science and law."

American Board of Criminalistics
"Composed of regional and national organizations which represent forensic scientists...The representatives from these organizations can answer any questions about the ABC, certification examinations, proficiency testing, and related issues."

Federal Bureau of Investigation
FBI website that provides information relevant to the fields of law information and forensics.

Justice Technology Information Network: National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center
Provides access to the latest news and research findings related to law enforcement technology.

National Criminal Justice Reference Services
"NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide."

Ohio Department of Corrections
The government website for the Ohio corrections program - contains current news, facilities information, programs and resources.

Ohio Municipal Codes
Website for selected municipal codes in Ohio. Created by Conway Greene, an online information company.

Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services (OCJS)
"The lead criminal justice planning agency for the state. Through its research, technology, grants administration and programmatic initiatives, OCJS serves agencies and communities committed to reducing and preventing crime across Ohio."

Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services: Crime Statistics and Crime Reports
Resource for Ohio crime statistics.

Ohio Revised Code & Administrative Code
Website for Ohio Revised Code and Ohio Administrative Code, provided by LAWriter.

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
"Brings together data from more than 200 sources about many aspects of criminal justice in the United States. It has been compiled by the Utilization of Criminal Justice Statistics Project since 1973 and is funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics."

US Department of Justice: Bureau of Statistics
Federal Government resource for law enforcement and crime statistics.

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