Statistics (See related pages: Military ~ Statistics / Research and Children & Youth ~ Statistics.)
Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice – collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of the justice system at all levels of government. These data are critical to federal, state, and local policymakers in combating crime and ensuring that justice is both efficient and evenhanded, Washington, DC.
Arrest Data Analysis Tool
Federal Criminal Case Processing Statistics
NCVS Victimization Analysis Tool (NVAT)
ChildStats.gov – the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics Forum is a collection of 22 Federal government agencies involved in research and activities related to children and families. The mission is to foster coordination and collaboration and to enhance and improve consistency in the collection and reporting of Federal data on children and families. The Forum also aims to improve the reporting and dissemination of information on the status of children and families, Washington, DC.
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Data Resource Center, Justice Research and Statistics Association – provides information on how data are collected and used in the states. Funded by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the purpose of the Center is to provide information to researchers, practitioners and members of the public interested in finding, using, or understanding domestic and sexual violence and stalking data. Please note that JRSA does not collect data, but is a resource for assisting you to find the information you need, Washington, DC.
Federal Justice Statistics Resource Center – compiles comprehensive information describing suspects and defendants processed in the Federal criminal justice system. Using data obtained from Federal agencies, the FJSRC compiles comprehensive information that describes person-cases processed through the system. FJSRC applies uniform definitions to commonly used statistics describing data from each stage of case processing. The data definitions used by the FJSRC are consistent with definitions used by other Federal programs that report on case processing in state courts so that comparisons may be made between case processing statistics between the Federal and state systems.
Injury Data and Resources, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – the purpose of this web site is to provide an overview of injury morbidity and mortality data and statistics available from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and other sources and to provide details on injury surveillance methodology and tools to assist in data analysis, Atlanta, GA.
Inventory of National Injury Data Systems, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – a list of 43 different federal data systems operated by 16 difference agencies and 3 private injury registry systems that provide nationwide injury-related data. Each data system is listed along with the agency or organization and associated web sites. You can get additional information about survey / surveillance methods and findings by clicking on the URL. Data systems are organized according by topic, Atlanta, GA.
Mapping America: Every City, Every Block, The New York Times – browse local data from the Census Bureau's American Community Survey, based on samples from 2005 to 2009.
National Archive of Criminal Justice Data – the mission is to facilitate research in criminal justice and criminology, through the preservation, enhancement, and sharing of computerized data resources; through the production of original research based on archived data; and through specialized training workshops in quantitative analysis of crime and justice data. NACJD provides the following services to assist those using our data collections: the identification of appropriate criminological and criminal justice data collections on specific topics; custom subsetting of selected data files through our online Survey Documentation and Analysis; and assistance with the retrieval and use of files obtained from the archive.
National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) – See collection of NISVS study results, related materials interpreting the study and practical guidance in using the information.
NIBRS (National Incident-Based Reporting System): Victims of Domestic Violence, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Washington, DC.
Silent Witness National Initiative – inspired by the impact of the original Exhibit on many lives, a few of the project supporters came together with Janet Hagberg and Jane Zeller in 1994 with the determination to create a larger goal, namely the formation of a national initiative dedicated to the elimination of domestic murders. It was then that a five part process model evolved starting with the creation of Silent Witnesses Exhibits in all 50 states. Within one year, as of September 1995, a total of 800 Silent Witnesses had been created representing women who were killed as a result of domestic violence in seventeen states. By February of 1996, twenty-four states were involved. As of March of 1997 forty-six states had joined the initiative, Wickford, RI.
Sortable Risk Factors and Health Indicators, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – the updated site provides users with easy access to extensive public health data on a state/region and enables comparison with other states/regions and the nation. This is an interactive database with data on 31 behavioral risk factors and health indicators. With this site, users can: 1) view, sort, and analyze data at the state, regional, and national levels; 2) sort indicator data by demographic categories (e.g., race, gender, age) and historical trends; 3) view data in graphs, tables, and maps; and 4) easily export data to Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint, or for use in other materials, Atlanta, GA.
Uniform Crime Reporting Statistics Online, Federal Bureau of Investigation – the FBI has gathered crime statistics from law enforcement agencies across the Nation that voluntarily participate in the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program since 1930. These data have been published each year, and since 1958 have been available in the publication Crime in the United States. As a supplement, the FBI, in cooperation with the Bureau of Justice Statistics, provides this site that allows users to build their own customized data tables. The table-building tool can be accessed provides information within the following parameters: national crime statistics from 1960 through the most recent year available; state crime estimates from 1960 through the most recent year available; and city and county crime counts from 1985 through the most recent year available, Washington, DC.
Vital Signs, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – offers recent data and calls to action for important public health issues, Atlanta, GA.
Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS™), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – an interactive database that provides United States injury-related fatal, nonfatal and cost data. Anyone can use WISQARS to learn more about the public health and economic impact of injury in the U.S., including fatal and nonfatal injuries, violent deaths and cost of injury. WISQARS has a new fatal injury mapping query. WISQARS can help you describe, compare and monitor trends in unintentional and violence-related injuries; identify new or developing injury problems; identify persons at risk of injury; and provide reliable surveillance data for program and policy decisions, Atlanta, GA.
Ten Leading Causes of Death and Injury Charts (2005- current)
WISQARS Mobile is now available for iPhones and iPads