Though not scholarly research, these are great places to start your research. These academic encyclopedias give background information, basic statistics, and will help you get a firm grasp of your paper topic.
Provides definitive overviews of 100 key topics covering traditional criminology and its modern developments.
A comprehensive introductory tool covering the fields of law enforcement, justice, and corrections.
A reference source surveying contemporary criminological theory.
Basic information on a range of topics related to juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice.
Cover state and local, national, and international law enforcement.
Over 200 entries explore murder, violent crime, profiling, deterrence, investigation, punishment and more.
Detailed and authoritative descriptions of the major prisons in the United States.
Examines race and ethnicity and their impact on crime and the administration of justice.
Examines crime within the context of its victims and its possible prevention.
Covers corporate, organizational, governmental, financial, and political crimes.
These databases index scholarly articles and legal research for Criminal Justice.
Covering major journals in criminology.
Covers the fields of law enforcement and criminal justice from 1970 to the present.
Citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields.
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