National Institute of Justice - Data Resources Program

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You must sign (online) a restricted use agreement before downloading any data sets. Learn more about this requirement and the three levels of data protection used by NACJD.

Finding Data

The National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD) offers three main ways to find data sets:

  • Search by keyword or using dozens of predefined topics.
  • Browse studies and data sets within 14 categories.
  • View collections of:
    o All NIJ-funded data sets.
    o All BJS-funded data sets.
    o International data sets.
    o Serial data collections.