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, 1987 (ICPSR 9482)

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The National Justice Agency List, 1987 is a master name and address file created and maintained by the Bureau of the Census for the Bureau of Justice Statistics. The file contains information for the following topics: public defenders, law enforcement, courts, probation enforcement, probation and parole, juvenile corrections, local adult corrections, state adult corrections, federal adult corrections, and other justice agencies. Variables include name of the agency, address, state and region identification, telephone number, FIPS code, population, total workload, and number of professional and total employees.

Series: National Justice Agency List Series

Access Notes

  • These data are freely available.


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Study Description


United States Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics. National Justice Agency List, 1987. ICPSR09482-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2005.

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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:  

  • 1987

Date of Collection:  

  • 1987

Universe:   All criminal justice agencies in the United States.

Data Types:   survey data


Data Source:

mail-in 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.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.


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Version History:

  • 2005-02-11 SAS and SPSS setup files were added to this collection.

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