A national, nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting those who work in and operate our nation's jails. AJA is the only national association that focuses exclusively on issues specific to the operations of local correctional facilities.
The Federal Bureau of Prisons was established in 1930 to provide more progressive and humane care for Federal inmates. The Bureau is responsible for the custody and care of more than 201,000 Federal offenders.
An agency within the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons which provides training, technical assistance, information services, and policy/program development assistance to federal, state, and local corrections agencies.
An active voice in promoting changes in the juvenile justice system; an interdisciplinary forum of defenders, judges, prosecutors, corrections staff, law students, and others interested in improving the juvenile justice system.
A component of the U.S. Department of Justice, accomplishes its mission by supporting states, local communities, and tribal jurisdictions in their efforts to develop and implement effective programs for juveniles.
The federal courts often are called the guardians of the Constitution because their rulings protect rights and liberties guaranteed by it. Through fair and impartial judgments, the federal courts interpret and apply the law to resolve disputes.
The City of Chicago’s Data Portal is dedicated to promoting access to government data and encouraging the development of creative tools to engage and serve Chicago's diverse community. Here you’ll find essential data presented in easy-to-use formats to help Chicagoans keep track of how their government is performing and build innovative applications to benefit residents and visitors alike.
(NOTE: This site has been archived) THOMAS provides federal legislative information freely to the public. It allows users to search bills, public laws by number, House/Senate roll call votes, congressional record, committee reports, etc.
GPO Access is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version and the information retrieved from GPO Access can be used without restriction, unless specifically noted.
The world's oldest and largest nonprofit membership organization of police executives, with over 20,000 members in over 89 different countries. IACP's leadership consists of the chief executives of international, federal, state and local agencies.
The National Sheriffs' Association, now in its 67th year of serving law enforcement and other criminal justice professionals of the nation, is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising the level of professionalism among those in the criminal justice
The mission of the DEA is to enforce the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States and bring to the criminal and civil justice system those involved in the growing, manufacture, or distribution of controlled substances.
To protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats, to uphold and enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and to provide leadership and services to federal, state, municipal, and international agencies.
USMS is the nation’s oldest and most versatile federal law enforcement agency. The enforcement arm of the federal courts, and as such, it is involved in virtually every federal law enforcement initiative.
Established in 1865 solely to suppress the counterfeiting of U.S. currency. Today, the agency is mandated by Congress to carry out dual missions: protection of national and visiting foreign leaders, and criminal investigations.
This site summarizes U.S. statistics about drug-related crimes, law enforcement, courts, and corrections. The data provides online access to understandable information on various drug law violations and drug-related law enforcement.
The principal purpose of ONDCP is to establish policies, priorities, and objectives for the Nation's drug control program. The goals of the program are to reduce illicit drug use, manufacturing, and trafficking, drug-related crime and violence.
UNODC is mandated to assist Member States in their struggle against illicit drugs, crime and terrorism. In the Millennium Declaration, Member States also resolved to intensify efforts to fight transnational crime in all its dimensions.