Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion
This research site has a wealth of material on the role of faith-based initiatives in the United States. www.isreligion.org
Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
The BJA is a component of the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Justice which provides leadership and services in grant administration and criminal justice policy development to support local, state, and tribal justice strategies to achieve safer communities.
Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
The BJS provides statistics in the following areas: crime & victims, law enforcement, prosecution, federal justice system, criminal offenders, courts & sentencing, special topics, corrections, expenditure & employment and criminal record systems.
Kairos Prison Ministry International
Annotated bibliography on faith-based programs and initiatives
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
The NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.
National Institute of Corrections (NIC)
The NIC is an agency within the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons. NIC provides training, technical assistance, information services, and policy/program development assistance to federal, state, and local corrections agencies. NIC also provides leadership to influence correctional policies, practices, and operations nationwide in areas of emerging interest and concern to correctional executives and practitioners as well as public policymakers.
National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
The NIJ is the research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice and is dedicated to researching crime control and justice issues. NIJ provides objective, independent,
evidence-based knowledge and tools to meet the challenges of crime and justice, particularly at the State and Local levels.
The NIJ Journal is now available online at www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/journals/welcome.html
Office of Correctional Education (OCO)
The OCO was created in April 1991 by the U.S. Department of Education to provide national leadership on issues in correctional education.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
The OJJDP provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization. OJJDP supports states and communities in their efforts to develop and implement effective and coordinated prevention and intervention programs and to improve the juvenile justice system so that it protects public safety, holds offenders accountable, and provides treatment and rehabilitative services tailored to the needs of juveniles and their families.
Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)
The OVC is a division of the US Dept. of Justice which oversees diverse programs that benefit victims of crime. www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc