Bureau of Justice Statistics
Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics , U.S. Department of Justice- data pertaining to all aspects of criminal justice in the United States
Uniform Crime Report (UCR) , FBI, - provides criminal statistics nationally, as well as by region, state, and city.
Georgia Crime Information Center (Georgia Bureau of Investigation)
To locate other statistics, use:
Statistical Abstract of the United States (1878-date) GovDoc C3.134:year ;latest on Ready Ref.
Annual publication that includes a wide variety of data from U.S. federal government and other sources. Contains excellent indexing and footnotes. Use to find data and as an index to other data sources.
Lexis-Nexis Statistical (1973-present)
FED STATS is a gateway to the statistics from over 100 federal agencies.
Capital Punishment & Judicial Error
Capital Punishment , US Bureau of Justice Statistics- criminal justice statistics, includes information on publications, press releases, and other BJS services.
Death Penalty Information Center contains a variety of statistics including characteristics of death row inmates and the Execution Database with facts on all exectutions since 1989.
National Registry of Exonerations (University of Michigan Law School)
If you need to analyze data, contact:
Electronic Data Center,ECDS
The Electronic Data Center,part of ECDS on Level 3 of Woodruff Library will assist patrons in identifying and accessing quantitative data sources that are appropriate for their work. In addition, the Center will assist patrons in getting their data into their desired formats and will provide basic assistance in using statistical packages. Please note, however, that the Center does not actually perform analyses for students or help them interpret what their results mean.
For assistance with identifying, accessing, and formatting numeric data, contact Dr. Rob O'Reilly, Coordinator, Data Services (firstname.lastname@example.org or 404-727-6129).
The Data Freeway - a thematically-organized collection of links to on-line data sources
Of Interest: National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (ICPSR)
EDC maintains the following specialized list: Selected Resources for Sociologists