NCJRS: National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts

Also known as: NCJRS Abstracts Database

Contains summaries of over 174,000 U.S. and international publications, government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, audiovisual presentations, and unpublished research in the fields of criminal and juvenile justice, and drug control.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts (NCJRS) contains summaries of U.S. and International publications, including government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, audiovisual presentations, and unpublished research. Subject coverage includes: alternatives to incarceration, community involvement, correctional facility design, corrections technology, crime mapping, court management, courts, crime deterrence and prevention, criminal justice statistics, criminology, defense technology, domestic preparedness, drug policy, human resource development, juvenile justice, law enforcement, police training, probation and parole, and victims of crime. 

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  • 1970 to present

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