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The Crime Report
John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York posts crime news stories to this site but also has a rich database of crime content that journalists have used to influence their stories and research.

Washington Post: Police Shootings Database (2015-2020)

Clery Center for Security on Campus
Campus crime data and compliance information.


Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
From the State University of New York at Albany.

National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
Searchable databases of 500+ criminal-justice data collections.

United States Sentencing Commission

Dallas Police Watch
Shows Active Incidents being managed by Dallas Police Dept officers Uses publicly-available City of Dallas SOCRATA data, reformatted by divisions.

Washington Post: Police Shootings Database (2015-2020)

USSC: Federal Sentencing Statistics
The United States Sentencing Commission receives documents from the federal courts concerning criminal sentences imposed on individual offenders, enters information from those documents into a comprehensive computer database created and maintained by the Commission. It generates real-time reports on federal sentencing practices. These reports provide data concerning the types of crimes committed, the offenders who commit those crimes, the punishments imposed, and the manner in which the sentencing guidelines were applied.

USSC: Quick Facts
Two-page backgrounders that provide basic facts about a single area of federal crime in an easy-to-read format. Numerous available topics include drugs, economic crime, firearms, immigration, and other sentencing issues.

The Guardian Australia’s Indigenous Deaths in Custody

The Guardian’s Counted Project
Tracks people killed by US police.

The Crime Report
John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York posts crime news stories to this site but also has a rich database of crime content that journalists have used to influence their stories and research.

The Force Report
Five years. 72,677 documents. Every local police department in New Jersey.

Tips for Covering Lower-Level Courts
Kendall Taggart from Buzzfeed News at the 2016 IRE conference.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Title IX Tracker
Searchable database of campus sexual assault cases.

Tools for Reporters: Title IX Tracker and Other Tools for Covering Campus Crime

Clery Center for Security on Campus
Campus crime data and compliance information.

US Dept. of Education: Campus Safety and Security
Download nationwide campus crime data.

Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool
Analyze college campus crime statistics with this resource from the Office of Postsecondary Education, part of the U.S. Department of Education.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Tracking Sexual Assault Investigations

PoliceForum.org
Site features cops from large jurisdictions and has done lots of stuff on police shootings, etc.

PsychLaws: Tragedies Database
Search by state.

[email protected] (Working to Halt Online Abuse)
Resources, stats, facts and protection tips about online stalking.

ChicagoCrime.org
Uses Google maps to track crime patterns.

CriminalWatchDog.com
Provides criminal background reports to employers, landlords or anyone wishing to ensure their safety. Users can access their own private database of saved criminal record reports. U.S. state, county, national, federal and sex offender registry reports are available.

CrimeMapping
Developed by The Omega Group to help law enforcement agencies throughout North America provide the public with valuable information about recent crime activity in their neighborhood.

Stanford University: Prison Experiment
An online tour of a 1971 psychology experiment on California college students sent to prison. Photos, video, background. Interesting research.

BlackBookInfo
Contains links to a number of databases including unclaimed property, railroad accidents, currency converter, attorney and physician profiles, language translators, crime reports, etc.

Public Records Online
Search state-by-state criminal records, real estate information and more.

LemonLaw.com

PublicRecords.net.

Criminal-Records.com
Search federal court, divorce court, marriage licenses, military records and more.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service
A guide to official government statistics and information on various crime stats.

Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP)
A non-profit network of investigative journalism centers in Europe and Eurasia.

Atlas of Surveillance
A database and map of what surveillance technologies are used by police agencies across the United States. It is designed specifically for journalists reporting on the growth of high-tech policing.

OCCRP: Investigative Dashboard Research
Search across data and documents from previous investigations, official sources, and scraped databases. From the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, non-profit network of investigative journalism centers in Europe and Eurasia.


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