National Archive of Criminal Justice Data

This dataset is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD), the criminal justice archive within ICPSR. NACJD is primarily sponsored by three agencies within the U.S. Department of Justice: the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

National Justice Agency List, 1995 (ICPSR 6726)

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Summary:

The National Justice Agency List is a master name and address file created and maintained by the Census Bureau for the Bureau of Justice Statistics. The 1995 data provide information on 11 separate sectors of criminal justice agencies. Every sector file has variables containing the names and addresses of agencies in that sector and information relevant only to the agencies within the sector. The following files comprise the collection: Part 1 -- Public Defender Agencies: Variables include type of agency and agency structure. Part 2 -- Law Enforcement Agencies: Variables include type of agency and agency structure. Part 3 -- Courts: Variables include type of agency and agency structure. Part 4 -- Probation and Parole Agencies: Variables include type of agency. Part 5 -- Juvenile Detention and Correctional Facilities: Variables include type of facility, sex of residents, and resident population. Part 6 -- Local Adult Corrections Agencies: Variables include number of female inmates, number of male inmates, type of facility, and average daily population of inmates. Part 7 -- State Adult Correctional Facilities: Variables include type of institution, average daily population of inmates, and sex of inmates. Part 8 -- Federal Adult Correctional Facilities: Variables include type of facility, average daily population of inmates, and sex of inmates. Part 9 -- Other Justice Agencies: Variables include type of agency. Part 10 -- Prosecution and Civil Attorney Agencies: Variables include type of agency and agency structure. Part 11 -- Federal and Indian Tribal Agencies: Variables include type of justice sector.

Series: National Justice Agency List Series

Access Notes

  • These data are available to the general public.

Dataset(s)

DS0:  Study-Level Files
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DS1:  Public Defenders Data - Download All Files (0.6 MB)
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DS2:  Law Enforcement Data - Download All Files (9.3 MB)
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DS3:  Courts Data - Download All Files (9.4 MB)
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DS4:  Probation and Parole Data - Download All Files (2.7 MB)
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DS5:  Juvenile Correctional Data - Download All Files (0.7 MB)
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DS6:  Local Adult Correctional Data - Download All Files (1.7 MB)
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DS7:  State Adult Correctional Data - Download All Files (0.8 MB)
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DS8:  Federal Adult Correctional Data - Download All Files (0.2 MB)
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DS9:  Other Justice Agencies Data - Download All Files (1 MB)
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DS10:  Prosecution and Civil Attorneys Data - Download All Files (4.2 MB)
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DS11:  Federal and Tribal Agencies Data - Download All Files (0.7 MB)
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Study Description

Citation

United States Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics. National Justice Agency List, 1995 . ICPSR06726-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1996. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06726.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   census data, government agencies, law enforcement agencies, local government, state government

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1995

Date of Collection:  

  • 1995

Universe:   Criminal justice agencies of the United States.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

Two additional data files have been added to this series, beginning in 1995: Federal Adult Correctional Data and Juvenile Correctional Data.

Methodology

Data Source:

self-enumerated questionnaires

Extent of Processing:  ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Performed consistency checks.
  • Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.

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Version History:

  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 14 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 13 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 12 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

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