The Criminal Justice Statistics Center has been transfered to the Department of Public Safety (DPS).
These webpages and datbases are maintained on the Dept. of Administration server for historic purposes,
and because replacement services have not been implemented at the DPS.
The databases on this site are not being updated and contact information for individuals and offices
is likely inaccurate.
Criminal justice links
Search the following state and national sites to find more justice
information, link to related resources or obtain contact information for justice
agencies that do not have web sites. The links and contact information provided
are neither an endorsement of other sites or agencies nor a comprehensive
Minnesota criminal justice sites
- Council on Crime and Justice:
Discover Minnesota-specific information on issues such as alternative
sanctions, at risk families, offender services, rural violence, victim
services and the council`s racial disparity initiative.
- CriMNet: Learn how
Minnesota`s criminal justice agencies are working to create shared data
- Minnesota Association of Community
Corrections Act Counties: Find information such as corrections-related
training, conferences, articles and books.
- Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association
and Educational Foundation: Connect to city police departments and county
sheriff`s offices on the web or link to other federal and state public safety
- Minnesota Department of Corrections:
Learn about the history of corrections, prison industries, state legislative
criminal code changes over the last 10 years and restorative justice.
- Minnesota Department of Public
Safety: Access information and statistics from the divisions of:
Force: Read about gangs in Minnesota and warning signs that a youth may be
involved with a gang.
- Minnesota Center
Against Violence and Abuse: View literature on violence and abuse or link
to other related sites.
- Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines
Commission: Compare the model recommendations for sentencing convicted
felons to reports on actual sentencing patterns.
- Minnesota State Court System:
Review Minnesota Supreme Court and Court of Appeals decisions, judicial
district information and background on court processes, structure and
- Minnesota Statutes:
Explore Minnesota`s statutes, session laws and constitution.
- Office of
Crime Victims Ombudsman: Access information on crime victim rights.
Nationwide criminal justice sites
- Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and
Firearms: Find information on the licensing and manufacturing of firearms,
the Brady Law, and arson and explosive statistics.
- Bureau of Justice Assistance:
Access information on funding opportunities and technical assistance for
criminal justice programs.
- Bureau of Justice Statistics:
Download data files and obtain statistics on such topics as crime and victims,
criminal offenders, courts and sentencing, prosecution, law enforcement and
- The Corrections Connection:
Discover new developments and trends in corrections-related information — this
site is updated weekly.
- Federal Bureau of Investigation: Visit
this site for information on America`s most-wanted criminals, missing
children, forensic science and crime data.
- Federal Bureau of Prisons: Gather
statistics on federal correctional institutions along with inmate profiles.
- Federal legislation: Explore this
primary source of congressional documents, including bill texts and summaries,
status of bills, congressional hearings and major legislation enacted.
- Florida State
University`s Criminal Justice Links: Connect to other justice-related web
- Justice Research and Statistics Association:
Find out about Statistical Analysis Centers in the United States, Puerto Rico
and Northern Mariana Islands; current justice-related programs and research;
and upcoming criminal justice events.
- Justice Technology Information Network:
Check out law enforcement and corrections technology.
- Legal Information
Institute: Examine state and federal statutes and constitutions.
- National Archive of Criminal
Justice Data: Obtain various data sets from federal agencies for
conducting secondary analysis.
- National Association for Justice
Information Systems: Read summaries of presentations — about criminal
justice information systems — made at recent Conferences held by the National
Association for Justice Information Systems.
- National Center for State Courts:
Link to courts throughout the nation, read the latest news on state courts and
find answers to questions about state court administration.
- National Center on
Institutions and Alternatives: Review recent research and publications on
criminal justice reform with a focus on sentencing policies.
- National Criminal Justice Reference
Service: Visit this collection of clearinghouses to access documents on
topics such as crime prevention, law enforcement, juvenile justice, victims,
courts and corrections.
- National Institute of Justice:
Reach information on justice-related funding opportunities and view online
- Office for Victims of Crime:
Gather victim-related information including, state and local victim services
and organizations as well as grant programs.
- Office of Justice Programs: Link
to a wide range of criminal and juvenile justice divisions coordinated by this
- Office of Juvenile Justice and
Delinquency Prevention: Inquire about juvenile justice grant opportunities
and upcoming conferences and programs, or read documents on juvenile justice
- Office of National Drug
Control Policy: Find information on federal drug control policy,
statistics and research on drug law enforcement, drug use connection to
criminal activity and juvenile drug use.
- RAND: Read reports on crime and the
- SEARCH, The National Consortium of
Justice Information and Statistics: View publications of and access links
to multiple justice system segments. Compare justice integration efforts and
models among different states and counties.
- Social Statistics
Briefing Room: Access federal statistics on such topics as crime,
demography, education and health.
- Sourcebook of Criminal
Justice Statistics: Acquire data about all aspects of criminal justice
in the United States.
- U.S. Department of Justice: Find
information on and publications from all divisions in the department.
- U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency:
Acquire data on drugs and view related reports and fact sheets.
- Violence Against Women Office:
Find research and statistics on violence against women, related federal
legislation and regulations, grant information and links to other sites.
Other related sites in Minnesota
- The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation:
Explore research and programming related to health and human services issues.
- Datanet: Go to this
online information system for summarized statistical information on social,
economic and demographic conditions in Minnesota.
- Minnesota County Attorneys
Association: Read about the duties of a county attorney, link to legal
resources on the Web and order Minnesota County Attorneys Association
- Minnesota Department of
Economic Security, Labor Market Information: Analyze statistics on
unemployment rates, employment projections and regional economic and
- Minnesota Department of Children,
Families & Learning: Gain information on such topics as student
expulsions, school district profiles, and violence in schools.
Department of Health, Health Profiles: Check out the latest statistical
data on the health of Minnesotans on state and county levels for more than 200
indicators, as well as annual data on the number of births, deaths,
pregnancies and abortions.
- Minnesota Department of Human
Services: Access the Children`s Initiative page for data on child
maltreatment, out-of-home placements and family preservation. Other
information found at the site covers such topics as MinnesotaCare, welfare
reform and aging.
- Minnesota House of
Representatives, House Research: View nonpartisan justice research support
provided to the Minnesota Legislature and committees.
- Minnesota Legislative
Reference Library: Look over documents recently obtained by the library —
which has an emphasis on legislative needs — read about hot topics and link to
sites throughout the world.
Minnesota Senate, Office of Senate Council and Research: Examine
nonpartisan justice research support provided to the Minnesota Senate.
- State of Minnesota Staff E-Mail
Directory: Search for state employee e-mail and mailing addresses as well
as telephone numbers.
Other related sites nationwide