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Law Enforcement/Justice System


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. A division of the University of Arkansas.
 
National Criminal Justice Reference Service. Links to numerous national and state level criminal justice organizations. Includes contact information for state agencies. Includes a section Juvenile Justice.
 
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.
 
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Department of Justice). Information on juvenile justice and delinquency, as well as related issues. Searchable.
 
TDCAA. Website of the Texas District & County Attorneys Association.
 
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.
Texas Juvenile Justice Department. The state's juvenile corrections agency.
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