Law Enforcement and Crime

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Law Enforcement and first responder information that include data, funding, state contacts, and K-9 resources.

United States Department of Justice.

Tools for Departments and Officers

  • COPS Office
    The COPS Office produces hundreds of guidebooks, white papers, and publications on the most successful proactive methods for improving public safety and is an essential resource for members of law enforcement looking for the smartest approaches to preventing and reducing crime.
  • Criminal Justice Testing and Evaluation Consortium (CJTEC)
    CJTEC is a program of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), which uses research-based methodologies to enhance the capabilities of law enforcement, courts, and corrections agencies.
  • National Criminal Justice Reference Service, Office of Justice Programs (OJP)
    OJP is a federal agency that provides federal leadership, grants, training, technical assistance and other resources to improve the nation’s capacity to prevent and reduce crime, assist victims and enhance the rule of law by strengthening the criminal and juvenile justice systems. 
  • CrimeSolutions by the Number
    CrimeSolutions' literature review encompasses articles and reports addressing evaluations of programs across the criminal and juvenile justice systems and victim services. 
  • Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) - Publications
    BJS is the primary statistical agency of the Department of Justice. The mission of BJS is to collect, analyze, publish, and disseminate information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.
  • National Gang Center (NGC)
    The NGC disseminates information, knowledge, and outcome‐driven practices that engage and empower those in local communities with chronic and emerging gang problems to create comprehensive solutions to prevent gang violence, reduce gang involvement, and suppress gang‐related crime.

United States Department of Justice.

Department of Homeland Security. Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers. 

Low-cost and no-cost training opportunities for state, local, and tribal law enforcement officers. Trainings are designed to "support the development of specialized law enforcement knowledge and skills".

Contact your regional coordinator, complete the application for training, or request to host a training. 

U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

The Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T’s) First Responder Capability program provides technical assistance and develops innovative solutions to the most pressing challenges faced by first responders, emergency managers, and incident commanders as they respond to hazardous situations. The program strengthens the abilities of our communities to protect the homeland and respond to disasters.

Executive Office of the President of the United States.

The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) leads and coordinates the nation’s drug policy so that it improves the health and lives of the American people.