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Criminal Justice


Criminal Justice - EBSCO eBooks Link to YouTube video demo of database

True Crime - A Pinterest board with book covers and descriptions of our true crime books.

NWCC Library Books - Search the library catalog for books at any Learning Resource Center.


Academic Search Premier - Find articles on a variety of subjects, including criminal justice.

CQ Researcher - Comprehensive coverage of today's issues.

Issues and Controversies - Information about today's pressing issues. Includes a guide to selecting a research topic.

ProQuest Newsstand - Newspaper articles from the US and around the world. Link to YouTube video demo

Psychology and Behavioral Science Collection - Articles from over 400 psychology and behavioral sciences journals. Link to YouTube video demo

Opposing Viewpoints - Research the pros and cons of issues.Link to YouTube video demo

SIRS Issues Researcher - Includes pro and con articles linked to a specific issues.Link to YouTube video demo

Statista - A large collection of statistics, infographics, and market study reports.


Criminal Justice Video Collection - Streaming Videos from Films on Demand Link to YouTube video demo

Criminal Justice - News clips from NBC Learn Higher Ed. Link to YouTube video demo


Bureau of Justice Statistics - Statistics on crime, including results from the National Crime Victimization Survey.

Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis and Cutting Tool - Obtain statistics for crime and fire incidents for post-secondary instititutions.

Crime - Reviews justice programs and practices for effective solutions.

Death Penalty Information Center - A non-profit organization that provides analysis and statistics on the dealth penalty.

Famous Trials - Information on famous trials, including pictures, transcripts, and analysis.

National Archive of Criminal Justice Data - Downloadable criminal justice statistics. Some data can be analyzed online.

The National Registry of Exonerations - Provides information on people who had charges cleared against them after they were wrongly convicted.

National Institute of Justice - This agency from the US Department of Justice that uses science to assist in education with criminal justice issues.

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics - Data on criminal justice topics.

Uniform Crime Reports - From the FBI, crime statistics reported from over 18,000 organizations.

United Nations Office on Drug and Crime - Information about global crime issues and statistics.

World Criminal Justice Library Electronic Network - Many links to criminal justice resources around the world.

Local News

Commercial Appeal - Daily newspaper for Memphis and surrounding areas.

DeSoto Times Tribune - Locally owned newspaper for DeSoto County.

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - News from Tupelo and Northeast Mississippi.

Oxford Eagle - Locally owned newspaper for Oxford.

Tate Record - Weekly newspaper for Senatobia and Tate County.

Local Police Departments

Office of Campus Police - Northwest's Campus Police

DeSoto - Southaven Police  DeSoto County Sheriff

Oxford - Oxford Police  Lafayette County Sheriff

Senatobia - Senatobia Police  Tate County Sheriff

State Organizations

Federal Bureau of Investigation - Jackson Division - The main office of the FBI in Mississippi.

Mississippi Department of Corrections - Includes research and statistics and an inmate search.

Mississippi Office of Homeland Security - Protects Mississippi from disasters and aids in recovery.

Federal Organizations

Central Intelligence Agency - Includes the World Factbook and a directory of World Leaders.

Federal Bureau of Investigation - Links to statistics, America's Most Wanted list, and information about scams.

United States Department of Justice Agencies - A list of all the agencies that comprise the Department of Justice.