American Association on Intellectual
and Developmental Disabilities
provides information regarding social, rehabilitative, and legal issues
related to the mentally retarded.
American Board of Forensic Psychology
defines forensic psychology, provides continuing education, and
procedures for certification in forensic psychology.
Bureau of Justice Statistics is
maintained and is based on statistics from the U.S. Department of
Justice. It provides a wealth of information regarding the prevalence
of crime, victims, and demographics related to crime. The site
also provides links to other federal sources of justice and law
Sex Offender Management (CSOM) is a national project
that supports state and local jurisdictions in the effective management
of sex offenders under community supervision.
Information Center contains comprehensive,
state-by-state, death penalty information. Topics include data,
demographics, legislation, and issues related to mental illness, mental
retardation, and juveniles.
National Center on Sexual Behavior of Youth
is created by OJJDP
and the Center on Child Abuse and Neglect. The site provides training
and technical assistance for the management of children with sexual
behavior problems and adolescent sex offenders.
National Institute of Mental Health
is a rich source of information about research on brain functioning,
developmental disabilities, mental illnesses, and health.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
is a federally funded site offering justice and substance abuse
information to support research, policy, and program development
worldwide. This is an excellent site to initiate a search for
information on a wide range of criminal justice topics.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
(OJJDP) provides information on demographics, courts,
legislation, interventions, victim and child welfare issues, and state
contacts for juvenile justice programs.
for Victims of Crime was developed by the U.S.
Department of Justice to provide victim assistance as well as
demographic and statistical information.
Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada (PSEPC)
is a government site dedicated to security and safety. For information
about meta-analysis or the actuarial instruments such as the STATIC
99, STATIC 99R and VRAG. A search will display all related
Offender's Management Board, Illinois Attorney General
provides information about the activities of the Illinois SOMB and a
listing of providers for assessment and treatment of sex offenders.