STATISTICS

Police abuse statistics

www.hrw.org/reports98/police/ Human Rights Watch-Shielded from Justice: Includes specific cases of police brutality and ensuing accountability in Chicago.

www.amnesty-usa.org/rightsforall/police Amnesty International-Race, Rights, and Police Brutality: Focuses on brutality and racial issues across the United States.

http://library.smc.edu/research/topics/policebrutality.htm Santa Monica College's library: Offering a litany of resources and databases to research police brutality throughout the nation.

www.crf-usa.org/links/cja/cja_ch7.htm Criminal Justice in America: The limits of Police Authority - a comprehensive site regarding landmark court cases and academic articles involving racial profiling, corruption, use of force, policing the police, and you and the police.

www.copwatch.org/copwatch/stats.php3

www.lib.msu.edu/harris23/crimjust/force.htm Michigan State University's Criminal Justice Resources: Police use of force. Contains relevant studies by the U.S. Department of Justice, F.B.I. and other groups focusing on police abuse.


Fighting police abuse

www.aclu.org/library/fighting_police_abuse.html ACLU online archives - Guidelines and strategies to reform police accountability.

www.nlg.org/npap/ National Police Accountability Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending police abuse through coordinated legal action, public education, grassroots and victim organizations combating police misconduct.

www.lookseez.com/police-brutality.html Police Brutality Resources: legal recourse and advice for victims of police brutality.

Community Policing

www.nlg.org/npap/resources/policing_strategies.htm A series of articles published by various agencies such as the U.S. Department of Justice, the National Institute of Justice and others on the topic Policing Strategies.

http://faculty.ncwc.edu/toconnor/comlist.htm Mega-list of community policing and problem solving programs.

www.cops.usdoj.gov/ U.S. Department of Justice site on creating a safer America through community policing, offering articles on funding and training community policing groups, as well as Congressional resources.

www.cityofchicago.org/police City of Chicago police web site on Community Policing.

Drug war statistics

www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/dcf/enforce.htm U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Program offers statistical information on arrests and seizures across the nation and law enforcement operations including Federal, State, and Local agencies.

www.druglibrary.org/schaffer/ Schaffer Library of Drug Policy gives abundant resources on major studies of drugs and policy including information on the War on Drugs and historical research.

www.sentencingproject.org/issues_09.cfm The Sentencing Project: Research and Advocacy for Reform - discusses the impact of national drug policy and statistics in the federal prison drug offender population.

www.drugwarfacts.org/racepris.htm Contains a litany of facts about the topics of Race, Prison, and the Drug Laws in regards to the War on Drugs.

www.dpf.org/library/factsheets/effectivenes/index.cfm Drug Policy Alliance includes publications and fact sheets on the efficacy of the War on Drugs as well as a host of other insightful topics about drugs.

http://usinfo.state.gov/products/pubs/archive/drugfacts/ U.S. Department of State presents federal drug facts and figures and connects to a plethora of information provided by the Department of State.

www.justiceblind.com/drugwar/ War on Drugs website offers copious articles on the war and links to informative sites ranging the gamut from drug definitions and various agencies.