State agencies and organizations

Caseload Forecast Council—data and publications regarding adult and juvenile court sentences, recidivism, and disproportionality and disparity

Department of Corrections—publications, laws and regulations, and offender information for state corrections facilities and programs

Department of Children, Youth, and Families, Juvenile Rehabilitation—program information, statistical data, and resources on youth committed to juvenile rehabilitation

Education Research and Data Center— publications regarding education and justice program outcomes

Indeterminate Sentencing Review Board, Washington State Department of Corrections—reports and data regarding sentence review hearings and violation hearings

Special Commitment Center, DSHS—laws, regulations, resources, and more regarding sex offenders committed to the Center

Military Department, Emergency Management Division—emergency management guidelines, reports, and resources

Office of the Attorney General—information about Office activities, including crime and safety

Sentencing Guidelines Commission—links to historical publications regarding sentencing

Washington Courts—court rulings, case information, reports, publications, and studies

Washington State Institute for Public Policy—non-partisan policy research on a variety of topics, including criminal justice

Washington State Patrol—information and publications regarding Washington State Patrol law enforcement activities

Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs—information and resources about law enforcement activities

Washington Coalition of Crime Victim Advocates—information to assist crime victims and advise policy regarding crime victims

Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence—resources and publications regarding domestic violence policy and helping domestic violence survivors

Washington State Crime Prevention Association—information and resources to help citizens prevent crime

Washington State High Technology Investigation Association—resources and information regarding preventing computer-related crime

Federal agencies

U.S. Department of Homeland Security – news, publications, and other resources

U.S. Department of Justice – publications library and legal resources

  • Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) – support in criminal justice policy development to local, state, and tribal programs with searchable reports and publications at BJA Publications

  • Bureau of Justice Statistics – federal leadership on collecting and maintaining crime and justice statistics to inform policy with extensive resources, including publications, data analysis tools, key statistics, and more

  • Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) – DEA Resource Center for drug control statistics, studies, and publications

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation – federal law enforcement and domestic intelligence topics list, reports and publications, crime statistics, and resources for researchers

  • Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) – BOP resources for publications, research, and policy information on federal corrections topics

  • National Institute of Justice – research, evaluation, and development related to crime control and justice issues with in-depth information on featured topics and an extensive publications library

  • Office of Justice Programs – national leadership for federal, state, local, and tribal justice programs with a focus on science and evidence-based approaches to juvenile and criminal justice

  • Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention – national leadership on responding to juvenile delinquency topics list, publications, and statistics

  • Office of Victims of Crime – library and multimedia resources for supporting programs and services for crime victims

  • SMART Office – the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART) focuses on sex offender monitoring and notification

National organizations

Homeland Security Studies & Analysis Institute – analysis of homeland security operational and policy issues

Justice Research and Statistics Association – national association of state statistical analysis centers with publications, resources, projects, and an Infobase of State Activities and Research

The Vera Institute of Justice – Nonprofit center for justice research and reform's searchable research library