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Criminal Justice Journalists: The organization of Criminal Justice Journalists sends a daily email of major criminal justice stories written by their members, and appearing in national newspapers. Criminal Justice Journalists (CJJ) provides a summary of the nation's top crime and justice news stories with Internet links, if any. If you are interested in receiving their news report, Crime & Justice News, please go to their News Center site to search all archived CJN stories.


The World Justice Information Network: A site that specifically sends out information on international criminal justice news stories, including corrections in the US. and other countries, is WJIN: The World Justice Information Network. You will need to enroll with WJIN first, then sign up for the news clipping service.

National Institute of Corrections:  NIC provides training, technical assistance, information services and policy/program development assistance to federal, state and local corrections agencies; go to

American Correctional Association: For numerous publications about the field of corrections, visit the website of the American Correctional Association, listed at


The Bureau of Justice Statistics: The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is the major source of criminal justice data; go to for this website.

Microsoft Office Online
American Correctional Association
Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)

What Corrections Professionals can Do to Prevent Suicide

United States Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs:
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National Criminal Justice Reference Service:
National Institute on Drug Abuse:  The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) established a national research collaborative called Criminal Justice-Drug Abuse Treatment Studies (CJ-DATS) to study issues related to substance abuse treatment for adult and juvenile offenders.  Some of the most prominent researches in the field are involved in CJ-DATS, as well as policy makers and criminal justice and drug treatment professionals in over 13 states and the national associations.  At least 10 studies are currently in the field, including a national survey of criminal and juvenile justice practices.  You can visit their website at to learn more about the research that is being conducted by the CJ-DATS collaborative.  Please sign up for e-mails and electronic newsletters containing research findings.

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