Robbery statistics are available in the Federal Bureau of Investigation annual report, Crime in the United States.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) annual report, Crime in the United States, presents data on law enforcement employment. Additionally, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) resource, Data Collection: Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS) may also be of interest.
College-specific crime statistics are available on the Campus Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool website from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE).
Additional data and information can be found on the U.S. Department of Education's Campus Security page. Also, Crime in the United States, an annual report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, provides university/college campus crime data that are reported by law enforcement agencies.
For additional information about campus crime and safety, visit the following sites:
DNA has been used for forensic examinations since the late 1980s, with DNA testing advancing significantly since that time. Please view the following resources and websites to learn more about the use of DNA:
- National Institute of Justice (NIJ): Forensic DNA: This section of the NIJ website provides extensive information on DNA, including NIJ-sponsored research and development projects.
- Short Tandem Repeat DNA Internet Database (STRBase): This website brings together the abundant literature on forensic DNA.
- American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS): This organization is committed to the promotion of education and the elevation of accuracy, precision, and specificity in the forensic sciences.
- International Association for Identification (IAI): The IAI is the largest and oldest forensic organization.
- PubMed: PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 17 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles dating back to the 1950s and includes links to full-text articles and other related resources.
Additionally, a search of the Abstracts Database will also provide you with resources related to DNA and forensics.
Information about stress among law enforcement officers can be found on the following sites:
- Fighting Stress in the Law Enforcement Community, National Institute of Justice
- Law Enforcement Officer Safety and Wellness: Mitigating the Impact of Stress, Bureau of Justice Assistance
The Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) Program, managed by the International Association of Chiefs of Police in partnership with the Bureau of Justice Assistance, provides support and resources for agencies interested in developing or enhancing a volunteer program and for citizens who wish to volunteer their time and skills with a community law enforcement agency.
The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) website provides access to information about programs and efforts aimed at improving the justice system's response to people with mental illness. Following are examples of BJA-supported efforts:
The Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative serves as a Federal Advisory Committee (FAC) and advises the U.S. Attorney General on justice information sharing and integration initiatives. It represents more than thirty independent organizations spanning the spectrum of law enforcement, judicial, correctional, and related bodies. For further information, visit the Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative website.
Data on homicides cleared by arrest or exceptional means can be found in the Federal Bureau of Investigation annual Crime in the United States report. These annual reports also provide a definition of crimes cleared by exceptional means.