Bureau of Justice Assistance. Main web page for the BJA which supports innovative programs that strengthen the Nation's criminal justice system by assisting State and local governments in combating violent crime and drug abuse.
National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
. NACJD acquires, archives, processes, and provides access to computer-readable criminal justice data collections for research and instruction. This web site provides downloadable access to over 550 criminal justice data collections.
National Center for Rural Law Enforcement
. Be sure to check out the 'Free Internet Access for Rural Law Enforcement' link. You will also want to be sure to scroll down this entire page. (Some of the best links are near the bottom.)
Office of Court Administration (OCA)
. The OCA is a state agency that provides administrative support and technical assistance to all of the courts of Texas. The agency was created in 1977 and operates under the direction of the Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court.
. The TDCAA Legal Resource Database includes the following: seminar papers, appellate briefs, forms, selected articles from our publications, and other prosecutorial aids collected by TDCAA.
Texas Commission on Jail Standards
. Jail population reports, county population percentages, out of state inmate reports, jails with more than 100 empty beds, available money and grants, proposed changes to the construction standards, who is building what where, and more.
- Jail Population Report. Discover the monthly inmate population of county jails in Texas.
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Access publications, obtain contact information, etc. A search engine is available.