National Resources – Research

National Resources – Research

360 Degrees

A website which seeks to understand and critically analyze who and why people are convicted of crimes by producing ideas on how crime can be reduced and how communities can become stronger without sending people to prison. 360 degrees works with students and instructors to create more conversations with schools and the communities that surround them, as well as other vital media personnel to let the public know that imprisonment and criminality affect not only the direct family of those who are a victim/convict of the crime, but society as a whole.

Alliance For Safety And Justice

The national survey of victims’ views is the first-of-its-kind research on crime survivor’s experiences with the criminal justice system and their preferences for safety and justice policy.

American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF)

AYPF is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, professional development organization that provides learning opportunities for policy leaders, practitioners, and researchers working on education, youth, and workforce policy at the national, state, and local levels.

Center For Effective Collaboration And Practice

To bridge the gap between the body of research on improving services for children with emotional and behavioral problems, and the actual practice of serving them.

Federal Interagency Forum On Child And Family Statistics

The most recent statistics on children and families in the united states across 41 report indicators, covering a range of domains: family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education, and health.

Juvenile Justice Geography, Policy, Practice, & Statistics (JJGPS)
The National Center for juvenile Justice has released new state profiles from their juvenile justice geography, policy, practice & statistics (JJGPS) project, summarizing important findings across six key areas in juvenile justice. The state profiles provide a snapshot of each state’s most recent data on juvenile arrest and custody issues.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service
The National Criminal Justice Reference Service offers federally funded information and studies on crime and drug-related information for support on policy, program development, and policy design all around the world, for anyone who is interested in crime (victims, educators, community leaders, researchers, practitioners, and the general public).  Additionally, NCJRS’ database has more than 222,000 reports and articles that are all relevant to criminal and youth justice.

National Youth Screening & Assessment Partners (NYSAP)

A technical assistance and research group, dedicated to helping juvenile justice programs identify youths’ needs for behavioral health intervention and risk management.

Rand Corporation
The Research And Development Corporation (Rand) has a safety and justice program that conducts research and work on public safety issues on policing, prisons, homeland security, drug trafficking, and violent crimes, while also informing valuable information backed up with evidence that is driven by critical evidence on the subjects.

The Urban Institute 
Seeks to strengthen communities and society by offering comprehensive and research-based solutions to the public’s difficulties, especially with socioeconomic based exploration. The institute gathers and analyzes data to provide evidence-based research that creates solutions to improve policies with communities at each level – city, state, and country.