Government Resources · Crime & Criminal Justice


Bureau of Justice Statistics
Official government reports on crime, offenders, victims and the operation of the justice system at all levels.
Campus Security Statistics Online
Department of Education site with crime statistics from college campuses.
Crime and Justice - Reports and Statistics
Links to a variety of criminal justice sources, including the FBI and prison directories.
Crime & Justice Data Online
An easy-to-use search page for crime statistics down to the local level.
Death Penalty Information Center
Compilation of research and statistics on the death penalty from an opposition advocacy group.
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Information on the federal prison system, including a directory of facilities.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Reports, statistics, and surveys on all aspects of crime, crime prevention, and law enforcement.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention - Statistical Briefing Book
Basic information on juvenile crime and victimization. Use the "Data Analysis Tools" for local level statistics.
Uniform Crime Reporting Program (FBI)
Gateway to nationwide crime data based on reports from law enforcement agencies around the country.
U.S. Marshals Service
U.S. Marshals local district offices, responsibilities and history of the service, fugitive investigations (including Most Wanted notices), etc.
World Factbook of Criminal Justice Statistics
Descriptions of the political and legal systems plus crime statistics for 42 countries.


Ohio Attorney General’s Office
Link to the top law enforcement agency in Ohio.
Ohio Correctional Institutions
Detailed Information on each correctional facility in Ohio, including number of inmates and year founded.
Ohio Crime Victims Services
Agency charged with assisting crime victims and their families.
Ohio Department of Public Safety - Private Investigator/Security Guard
Private investigator and security guard registry for Ohio.
Ohio Offender Database Search
Database maintained by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Corrections, listing all prisoners in state correctional facilities.
Ohio Public Defender
Links to County PD offices with information and statistics on the death penalty in Ohio, including convictions by race of defendant and victim, and list of death row inmates.
Ohio Rehabilitation and Corrections Department
Information on Ohio prisons with links to other criminal justice programs.


Hamilton County Prosecutor
Site featuring the Parole Watch for Hamilton County felons and the nonsupport most wanted list.
Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office
Local county crime statistics and links to local law enforcement sites.


City of Cincinnati Police
Site with data that includes statistics on neighborhood crime and information on upcoming police examinations.
Police-Community Relations in Cincinnati
Collaborative 2002 Agreement for reforms and initiatives intended to reduce social strife in the city.
Use this site to submit an anonymous report about a crime or the location of a suspect.