A Guide to Sources of Texas Criminal Justice Statistics by R. Scott Harnsberger

By R. Scott Harnsberger

This reference paintings used to be compiled as a source for these wanting tips in finding Texas felony justice records. R. Scott Harnsberger has compiled greater than six hundred entries describing statistical assets for Texas crime; criminals; legislation enforcement; courts and sentencing; grownup and juvenile corrections; capital punishment and demise row; sufferers of crime; driving/boating below the effect; site visitors fatalities; substance abuse and therapy; polls and scores; and monetary subject matters reminiscent of appropriations, sales, bills, and federal aid.

The resources for those records originate essentially, yet no longer solely, from federal and nation of Texas companies, forums, bureaus, commissions, and departments. the next forms of guides are incorporated: annual, biennial, and biannual reviews; reviews issued in sequence; analytic and examine studies; statistical compilations; budgets and different financial files; audits, inspections, and investigations; census guides; polls; projections; scores; surveys; constantly up-to-date on-line assets; and datasets.

Harnsberger has annotated the entries to supply adequate element to permit clients to make your mind up even if the indexed assets benefit extra research. extra notes comprise URLs and knowledge concerning the scope of the broadcast info; name adjustments; comparable courses; and the provision of previous information, prior variations, on-line tables, and datasets.

This publication will end up to be a beneficial source for college students, school, researchers, executive officers, and contributors within the legislations enforcement, correctional, and judicial professions.

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Austin: Attorney General of Texas [2002]. pdf> Reports the results of a survey of 429 Texas police chiefs, school district police departments, sheriffs, district attorneys, criminal district attorneys, and county attorneys. Data includes statistics on the composition, criminal activities, and influence of gangs; intelligence gathering and information sharing; enforcement, intervention, and prevention strategies; and the effectiveness of curfews. Research Note: Earlier editions are available. •045 National Gang Threat Assessment.

Austin: Criminal Justice Division, Office of the Governor [2001–date]. us/cjd> Reports data relating to the efforts of the Office of the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division to develop coordinated strategic approaches and partnerships to prevent and deter crime; reduce criminal behavior; administer state and federal justice-related funds that support criminal justice, juvenile justice, and victim restoration efforts; and increase the accountability, efficiency, and effectiveness of the Texas criminal justice system.

Research Note: This publication series supersedes Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics (1984–2004). S. Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit and has four districts: Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western. Datasets are available through the Inter-university Consor- Chapter 2: Crime, Criminals, and Juvenile Delinquencyâ•… •â•… 23 tium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan. edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/series/00073> Financial Institutions •038 Financial Institution Fraud and Failure Report.

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