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Data Resources of the National Institute of Justice

NCJ Number
Date Published
January 1988
232 pages
This directory is designed to help researchers find and understand available data sets from research on community crime prevention, correctional alternatives, corrections, courts, personal crime, property crime, criminal careers and dispute processing, economics and crime, juvenile delinquency, police sanctions, and system evaluation.
Each data set is described in detail and presented in a consistent format. The basic purpose and methodology of the original research, the unit of observation, number of records and variables, geographic and temporal coverage of the research are described. These data sets are derived from research supported by the National Institute of Justice.

Date Published: January 1, 1988