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    Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text - The leading full-text database for criminal justice and criminology research covering all related subjects, including forensic sciences, corrections, policing, criminal law and investigation.

    Academic Search Complete: Articles from 5,500+ journals and other sources, multidisciplinary with many subjects.

    nullMilitary & Government Collection: This database has substantial criminal justice content, such as this list of full-text articles.

    nullPsychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection: Over 550 publications in behavioral sciences.

    nullSocINDEX with Full-Text: Over 390 journals, over 720 books, and more.

    nullAPA PsycINFO: The largest resource for peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health.

    nullLegal Source: Full-text articles from scholarly law journals on legal issues, studies, and more.

    nullJSTOR: The Scholarly Archive: articles from scholarly journals in the arts and sciences, humanities, business, etc.

    Streaming Videos

    College Behind Bars

    The System

    In the Line of Duty, Volume 13

    null Browse more videos about criminal justice and law from the Films on Demand database.

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    Web Resources

    Bureau of Justice Statistics, “the United States’ primary source for criminal justice statistics,” a division of the U. S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs.

    FBI Uniform Crime Reporting

    "The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program has been the starting place for law enforcement executives, students of criminal justice, researchers, members of the media, and the public at large seeking information on crime in the nation."

    Source Book of Criminal Justice Statistics


    Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Criminal Justice, includes statistical data, information on grants and programs, and other criminal justice issues in the state.

    Louisiana State Police, provides information on the agency, statistics, training and more.

    National Criminal Justice Reference Service, “a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide,” administered by the Office of Justice Programs, U. S. Department of Justice.

    CrimeSolutions- is intended to be a central, reliable resource to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices.

    United States Courts Great background information on Federal courts.

    Shelf Resources (RPCC Library - Gonzales campus)

    Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers (print issues)

    Social Problems , shelf number is HN1 .S58

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