NCJRS Abstracts Database

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U.S. database with summaries of articles, books and other materials about crime and corrections.
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The National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database contains summaries of more than 140,000 U.S. publications on criminal justice, including Federal, state, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research. Subject areas include corrections, courts, drugs and crime, law enforcement, juvenile justice, crime statistics, and victims of crime.

The Abstracts Database is produced by NCJRS, a service of the National Institute of Justice, with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office for Victims of Crime, Bureau of Justice Statistics, and Bureau of Justice Assistance, all part of the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, and the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

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  • Criminology
  • Legal Information
  • Social Work
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National Criminal Justice Reference Service