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Professional Associations

American Academy of Forensics Sciences
URL: https://www.aafs.org/
The American Academy of Forensic Sciences is a multi-disciplinary professional organization that provides leadership to advance science and its application to the legal system. The objectives of the Academy are to promote professionalism, integrity, competency, education, foster research, improve practice, and encourage collaboration in the forensic sciences. [4/17]
American Criminal Justice Association
URL: http://www.acjalae.org
What are the objectives of the American Criminal Justice Association -
Lambda Alpha Epsilon?

1.  To improve criminal justice through educational activities.
2.  To foster professionalism in law enforcement personnel and agencies.
3.  To promote professional, academic, and public awareness of
criminal justice issues.
4.  To encourage the establishment and expansion of higher education and professional training in criminal justice.
5.  To provide a unified voice for professionals in, and students of, criminal justice.
6.  To promote high standards of ethical conduct, professional training, and higher education within the criminal justice field. [8/16]

ASC: The American Society of Criminology
URL: http://www.asc41.com
...an international organization whose members pursue scholarly, scientific, and professional knowledge concerning the measurement, etiology, consequences, prevention, control, and treatment of crime and delinquency. [4/17]

General

Bureau of Justice Statistics
URL: https://bjs.gov
The Bureau of Justice Statistics collects and disseminates statistics about crime and justice in the United States. [4/17]
Crime Scene Investigator Network     
URL: http://www.crime-scene-investigator.net/
Links to topics such as crime scene response, evidence collection and photography, employment, and other resources. [4/17]
National Institute of Justice
URL: https://nij.gov
NIJ is the research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice and is dedicated to researching crime control and justice issues. NIJ provides objective, independent, evidence-based knowledge and tools to meet the challenges of crime and justice, particularly at the State and local levels. [4/17]
Nolo's Free Dictionary of Law Terms and Legal Definitions
URL: http://www.nolo.com/dictionary/
Find plain-English definitions for legal terms by browsing.  From Nolo Press. [8/16]
World Criminal Justice Library Network- United States
URL: http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~wcjlen/WCJ/links/unitedstates.html
Lists websites to share services and criminal justice information on a global scale. This link is to United States websites including administration of justice, corrections, forensic science, juvenile justice, law and the courts, police and law enforcement and research and statistics. [8/16]

 Career

American Academy of Forensic Sciences
URL: http://webdata.aafs.org/public/jobs/postings.aspx
Current job listings. [8/16]
Crime Scene Investigator Resources
URL: http://www.crimesceneinvestigatoredu.org/
Info including education requirements, certification options, in-service training and salary expectations.  [8/16]
Law Enforcement Jobs
URL: http://www.golawenforcement.com/jobs.htm
Career website listing job openings for police officers, deputy sheriffs, federal agents, law enforcement, corrections, and security professions in the United States. [8/16]
U.S. Department of Justice
URL: https://www.justice.gov/careers
Department of Justice agencies post job announcements directly to USAJobs.gov – the one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment opportunities sponsored by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. USAJobs.gov allows you to search for openings by location or keyword. You can also search for openings within a specific Department of Justice agency. [8/16]

Museums

National Law Enforcement Museum
URL: http://www.nleomf.org/museum/
Established in 2000 by U.S. Congress and President Clinton with exhibits, collections, research, and education to tell the story of American law enforcement. [8/16]
International Spy Museum
URL: http://www.spymuseum.org/
The International Spy Museum, a museum exploring the craft, practice, history, and contemporary role of espionage. It is the only public museum in the United States solely dedicated to espionage and the only one in the world to provide a global perspective on an all-but-invisible profession that has shaped history and continues to have a significant impact on world events. The International Spy Museum features the largest collection of international espionage artifacts ever placed on public display [8/16]
National Museum of Crime & Punishment
URL: http://www.crimemuseum.org/
Due to unforeseen circumstances Crime Museum closed its doors to the public on September 30, 2015.
Crime Museum will continue to operate the Natalee Halloway Resource Center, Crime Library and law enforcement related education programs as well as continue to be a repository for famous crime and law enforcement related objects. [4/17]

                                                                                                                            Last update 2017.04/JU