Behind the Criminal Justice System Veil

Number 2056
Subject Crime
Source John Archibald
Affiliation The Birmingham (Ala.) News
Year 2004
Summary Archibald's tipsheet offers a host of places to search out data to take crime reporting beyond the basics, and hold authority figures accountable. It notes databases from county coroners, prisons and DUI offenses and suggests story ideas, including the mapping of the locations of frequent crimes.
Tags crime; databases; CAR; computer-assisted reporting; FBI; coroner; prison; police; Tracfed; DUI; Arcview; GIS
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Panelists John Archibald; Doug Smith; David Milliron