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Bureau of Justice Statistics

Bureau of Justice Statistics

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Who should use this database?

Those looking for statistics on crime and law enforcement in the U.S.

What kinds of materials are referenced in the database?

Provides data on the U.S. murder rate, drug use, crime rates, and reports on such subjects as violence against women, capital punishment, drugs and crime, guns used in crimes, and prison populations.

What years does the database cover?

It depends—anywhere from current data only to several decades.