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  • Data for Criminal Justice Stories

    Roberts discusses where to find data for every stage of the criminal justice system. She begins with sources for incident-level and arrest data, such as jail bookings and blood-alcohol test results. Roberts then discusses where to find data about courts and sentencing; she includes sources like PACER, state criminal justice statistics centers and the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data. The tipsheet ends with sources for data about imprisonment and probation, such as the National Corrections Reporting Program.

    Tags: state government; court data; justice statistics; online research; state and national statistics; crime; criminals

    By Janet Roberts