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Newsletters

Alcohol Reports Blog
alcoholreports.blogspot.com/

Drugnet Europe is the official newsletter of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. Users may access Full Text database of issues.

Anti-Corruption Research News
corruptionresearchnetwork.org/acrn-news

"The quarterly Anti-Corruption Research News provides users with the latest, most interesting insights and activities in corruption research, curriculum development, jobs, funding opportunities, research events and more. Individual issues of ACRN News can be downloaded in pdf format."

Campaign for Youth Justice Newsletter
www.campaignforyouthjustice.org/

The Campaign for Youth Justice is a national organization dedicated to ending the practice of trying, sentencing, and incarcerating youth under the age of 18 in the adult criminal justice system. Users may access Full Text database of issues.

Campus Safety Connection Newsletter
www.securityoncampus.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=241&Itemid=78

This semi-annual newsletter, produced Security on Campus, Inc., reports on the latest information on college and university campus crime and safety issues, including safety tips, crime trends and laws. Users may access Full Text database of issues.

The Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy
gunston.gmu.edu/cebcp/Newsletters.html

This newsletter is produced bianually by the George Mason University. Users may access Full Text database of issues.

Center for Quality Policing - RAND
www.rand.org/ise/centers/quality_policing/newsletters.html

This newsletter offers the latest research and analysis on various issues concerning quality policing. Users may access Full Text database of issues.

CentreLines - Newsletter of the National Centres for Drug and Alcohol Research, Australia
ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/resource-type/centrelines

This newsletter offers the latest research and analysis on drug and alcohol research in Australia and around the world. Users may access Full Text database of issues.

CESAR Fax
www.cesar.umd.edu/cesar/cesarfax.asp

CESAR Fax provides a weekly, one-page overview of timely substance abuse trends or issues. Users may access Full Text database of issues.

Community Policing Dispatch
www.cops.usdoj.gov/html/dispatch/index.asp

This e-newsletter, produced the COPS Office, aims to educate readers about a variety of criminal justice issues that affect the implementation of community policing and to assist law enforcement practitioners in more effectively addressing crime and social disorder in their communities. Users may access Full Text archive of issues.

The Connector: Working Together for Multi-System Youth
www.rfkchildren.org/newsletters-a-publications

This newsletter, produced the Robert F. Kennedy Children's Action Corps, will focus on new initiatives, model programs, new and current research, and important policy updates and issues related to multi-system youth. Users may access Full Text database of issues.

Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI) Newsletter - The Spec
www.cjini.org/Publications/CJI-Newsletter.aspx

This newsletter, published quarterly, is a general document on issues and activities of the CJI. Users may access Full Text database of issues.

Criminology in Europe
escnewsletter.org/

Criminology in Europe is the newsletter of the European Society of Criminology. Users may access Full Text database of issues.

Criminology in Focus
www2.le.ac.uk/departments/criminology/news/newsletter

Criminology in Focus is the newsletter of the University of Leicester's Department of Criminology. Users may access Full Text database of issues.

Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Action Network eNews
www.emcdda.europa.eu/publications/searchresults?action=list&type=PUBLICATIONS&SERIES_PUB=w6

The DMC eNews reports on efforts to reduce disproportionate minority contact in juvenile justice systems in the DMC Action Network. Users may access Full Text database of issues.

Drugnet Europe
www.emcdda.europa.eu/publications/searchresults?action=list&type=PUBLICATIONS&SERIES_PUB=w6

Drugnet Europe is the official newsletter of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. Users may access Full Text database of issues.

drugnet Ireland
newsweaver.ie/drugnet/

drugnet Ireland is the official newsletter of the Alcohol and Drug Research Unit of Ireland's Health Research Board. Users may access a limited Full Text database of issues.

eucrim - The European Criminal Law Associations' Forum
www.mpicc.de/eucrim/

eucrim offers news about current developments in the area of European criminal law (with Internet links to detailed information) as well as academic contributions. It is published by the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law. Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

EURO-JUSTIS Newsletter
www.eurojustis.eu/newsletter.php

EURO-JUSTIS (Justice Indicators) is a project designed to provide EU institutions and Member States with new indicators for assessing public confidence in justice. Users may access a Full Text database of issues of its newsletter.

European Police Science and Research Bulletin
www.cepol.europa.eu/index.php?id=science-research-bulletin

The European Police Science and Research Bulletin, produced by the European Police College. Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

FBI - CJIS Link (Criminal Justice Information Services)
www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/cjis-link

CJIS Link, produced by the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Criminal Justice Information Services, is a newsletter for practitioners and researchers providing information on system capabilities, new services and changes in policy. Users may access a Full Text database of past issues.

Geography and Public Safety Newsletter
cops.usdoj.gov/RIC/ResourceList.aspx?lt=Custom&q=Geography and Public Safety...

This newsletter, produced by the COPS (Community Oriented Policing Services) of the U.S. Department of Justice, is a quarterly bulletin of applied geography for the study of crime and public safety. Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

Global Detention Project Newsletter
www.globaldetentionproject.org/publications/newsletter.html

The Global Detention Project (GDP) is an inter-disciplinary research endeavour that investigates the role detention plays in states' responses to global migration, with a special focus on the policies and physical infrastructures of detention. The newsletter publishes papers, news, and initiatives from the GDP. Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

Human Rights Observer
www.theadvocatesforhumanrights.org/Human_Rights_Observer.html

The Advocates newsletter is an important source of information for activists around the world and locally in Minnesota. It contains summaries of ongoing projects, reports from programs, resources, reviews of publications and information about upcoming events. The Observer is issued twice a year. Users may access a limited Full Text database of issues.

Interagency Panel on Juvenile Justice (IPJJ) Newsletter
www.ipjj.org/news/newsletter/

This is the interagency newsletter of the Juvenile Justice Panel, which was founded to act as a coordination panel on technical advice and assistance in juvenile justce. Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

Inter-American Committee against Terrorism - CICTE
www.cicte.oas.org/Rev/en/About/Newsletters/Default.asp

This newsletter publishes editorials, recommended readings, news, counter-terrorism activities, and calendar of events relating to the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism. Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

International Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) Association Newsletter
www.cpted.net/newsletters.html

The International (CPTED) Newsletter publishes articles from CPTED as well as information about studies and conferences. Users may access a limited Full Text database of issues.

JDAI News
www.aecf.org/KnowledgeCenter/PublicationsSeries/JDAINewsletter.aspx

This is the newsletter of the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative. Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

Justice Research and Statistics Association Forum
jrsa.org/pubs/forum/index.html

This is the newsletter of the Justice Research and Statistics Association. Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

Justice Resource Update
www.ncjrs.gov/justiceresupd.html

"Justice Resource Update is designed to help criminal justice practitioners stay informed and better serve their constituents by providing valuable information about federal resources, advancement in the field, and training opportunities." Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

Models for Change Newsletter
www.modelsforchange.net/newsletters

Models for Change is an organization concerned with systems reform in juvenile justice, specifically "advancing replicable models of effective, fair, and developmentally sound juvenile justice policies and practices." Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

The Narco News Bulletin
www.narconews.com/

The Narco News Bulletin covers the "War on Drugs." Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

National Drug Research Institute - CentreLines Newsletter
ndri.curtin.edu.au/research/centrelines.cfm

CentreLines is a joint publication from the Australian National Drug Research Institute, Perth and the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Sydney. Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

National Juvenile Justice Evaluation Center Bulletins
www.jrsa.org/njjec/newsletter.htm

This is the official news bulletin of the National Juvenile Justice Evaluation Center. The NJJEC's purpose is to improve the evaluation capacity of states, localities, and tribes and facilitate the use of evidence-based programs and practices in criminal justice. Users may access a limited full text database of issues.

National Reentry Resource Centre Newsletter
nationalreentryresourcecenter.org/newsletter-archive

The National Reentry Resource Centre Newsletter offers news and analysis on "[T]he mission of the National Reentry Resource Center is to advance the reentry field through knowledge transfer and dissemination and to promote evidence-based best practices." Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

NIDA Notes
www.drugabuse.gov/NIDA_notes/nnv23index.html

This is the official newsletter of research news and trends from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

Offender Supervision in Europe - COST Action IS1106
www.offendersupervision.eu/documents-and-resources

"The Action was created to address the neglect in existing social science research and scholarship of the emergence of 'mass supervision' (of 'offenders' in the community)." This annual newsletter is a report of progress of working groups. Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

The Open Criminology Journal
www.benthamscience.com/open/tocrij/openaccess2.htm

The Open Criminology Journal is an Open Access online journal which publishes original research articles, reviews, short articles and guest edited single topic issues in all areas of criminology including criminal justice and penology. Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

PacifiCrim
www.anzsoc.org/cms-publications/anzsoc-newsletter.phps

The newsletter of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Criminology. Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

Polizei-Newsletter
www.polizei-newsletter.de/index_english.php

Since April 1999 the Polizei-Newsletter has been published monthly. The main focus is on information and studies concerning police management and police reform. Furthermore, we offer book reviews and online-documents (mostly in German language). Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

Prison Reform Trust Newsletter
www.prisonreformtrust.org.uk/Publications/Newsletter

This is the official newsletter of the UK's Prison Reform Trust, is a monthly newsletter with the aim to keeping readers up to date with their latest news, campaigns and publications. Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

Sentencing Times
www.sentencingproject.org/template/page.cfm?id=166

The newsletter of The Sentencing Project, a national organization promoting reforms in sentencing law and practice, and alternatives to incarceration.

Sexual Violence Research Initiative Forum Archives
lists.mrc.ac.za/pipermail/svrilist/

The SVRI Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

Smart Policing Initiative Newsletter
www.smartpolicinginitiative.com/spi-news

"SPI is designed to assist agencies with identifying innovative and evidence-based solutions that effectively and efficiently tackle chronic crime problems in their jurisdiction." Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

START Newsletters - National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism
www.start.umd.edu/start/publications/newsletters/index.asp

These are the official news bulletins of the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism at the University of Maryland. Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

TechBeat
www.justnet.org/InteractiveTechBeat/

"TechBeat is dedicated to reporting developments in technology for law enforcement corrections and forensic sciences." Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

TRAFFIC Dispatches
www.traffic.org/newsletters/

TRAFFIC is a joint venture between WWF and International Union for the Conservation of Nature. Users may access a Full Text database of issues detailing the activities and accomplishments of TRAFFIC.

Translational Criminology
gunston.gmu.edu/cebcp/TranslationalCrimSummer11.pdf

Translational Criminology is the magazine for George Mason University's Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy. Users may access the first issue at the link.

Youth Justice Board Magazine
www.justice.gov.uk/about/imb/members/magazine

The Youth Justice Board oversees juvenile justice in England and Wales. Users may access the issues at the link.


Blogs

ACLU Blog of Rights
www.aclu.org/blog

This is the official blog of the American Civil Liberties Union. Users may search the blog, access categories of posts, and explore the archives.

All About Forensic Psychology
student-guide-to-forensic-psychology.blogspot.com/

Especially helpful for students, this blog offers articles, links and observations about forensic psychology.

All About Forensic Science
www.all-about-forensic-science.com/forensic-science-blog.html

This blog offers articles, numerous links, the latest news and observations about forensic science.

Borderland Beat: Reporting on the Mexican Cartel Drug War
www.borderlandbeat.com/

This blog has extensive information and post on various aspect of Mexican drug cartels and the activity of both U.S. and Mexican law enforcement in response. Users may search the blogand access the archives.

Centre of Criminology Library Blog
crimbrary.blogspot.com/

This blog, produced by the Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies at the University of Toronto provides news, research, opinion and comment on the world of Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Cop in the Hood
www.copinthehood.com/

Author of the books Cop in the Hood and In Defense of Flogging, Peter Moskos' blog offers his insights and observations on police culture, crime prevention, drugs, and other topics.

Counterterrorism Blog
counterterrorismblog.org/

This site, although no longer being updated, is intended to provide fresh information and various perspectives (sometimes opposing), as presented by the Contributing Experts and in the news articles, columns, and website links posted on the blog.

Crime & Consequences
www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/

This blog, sponsored by the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation, discusses crime and criminal law, and decisions of the Supreme Court and other courts.

Crime in the Suites: An Analysis of Current Issues in White Collar Defense
crimeinthesuites.com/

This blog examines current issues dealing with white collar crime and its legal defense.

Criminal Justice Online
criminal-justice-online.blogspot.com/

This blog "provides criminal justice news to criminal justice practitioners, students and academics."

CrimProf Blog
lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/criminal_justice_policy/

This blog is written by and for law professors. It examines current legal issues related to criminal law. Users may search the blog and access archives.

Current Thinking
www.vera.org/blogs

This blog is produced by the Vera Institute of Justice. It is a forum for ideas, opinions, and strategies on justice policy and practice. Users may search the blog and access archives.

Environmental Investigation Agency - EIA Investigator's Blog
eiainvestigator.wordpress.com/

This EIA is an "independent campaigning organization committed to bringing about change that protects the natural world from environmental crime and abuse." Users may access the blog by category, by month, or by the last 50 posts.

FBI News Blog
www.fbi.gov/news/news_blog

The FBI News Blog showcases top stories regarding FBI investigations.

Forensic Science Blog
blog.forensicscience.ufl.edu/

Produced by the University of Florida, this blog offers news and commentary on diverse aspects of forensic science. Users may search the blog.

Governing through Crime
governingthroughcrime.blogspot.com/

This blog offers readers extensive and comprehensive analysis on crime and governance globally and in the U.S. Users may search the blog and access archives.

Grits for Breakfast
gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/

This personal blog of Scott Henson examines the Texas criminal justice system. Users may search the blog and access archives.

Innocence Blog
www.wrongfulconvictions.blogspot.com/

This blog is produced by the Innocence Institute of Point Park University that offers articles and analysis on innocence projects that assist the wrongfully convicted. Users may search the blog and access archives.

The Innocence Project
www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php

"The Innocence Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to proving the innocence of wrongly convicted people through the use of DNA testing, and to the reform of criminal justice systems to prevent further injustice." Users may search the blog and access archives.

Irish Criminology Research Network Blog
irishcriminologyresearchnetwork.wordpress.com/

The blog addresses critical issues in criminology and the Irish criminal justice system. Users may search the blog and access archives.

Know it Now - An Australian Institute for Police Management Library Blog
libraryblog.aipm.gov.au/

This blog is designed for a central dissemination of interesting documents, journal articles, books and other material found by the staff at the Australian Institute of Police Management.

Legal Ethics Forum
www.legalethicsforum.com/

This blog offers insights and commentary on legal ethics.

Life Sentences Blog
www.lifesentencesblog.com/

Produced by law professor Michael O'Hear, this blog examines new cases and research on American life sentences.

National Jail Exchange
community.nicic.gov/Blogs/National_Jail_Exchange/default.aspx

This forum, hosted by the National Institute of Corrections, "exists to promote and provide a vehicle for the free and open exchange of ideas, information, and innovation among jails professionals."

ONDCP Blog
www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp/blog

The White House's Office of National Drug Control Policy produces this blog focusing on news, commentary, and links about pushing back against illegal drugs. Users may access archives.

Pardon Power
www.pardonpower.com/

The Pardon Power blog is dedicated to following the latest news regarding presidential pardons and the pardon power (or clemency powers) as exercised in each state.

Physical Security Blog
counterterrorismblog.org/

This Physical Security Blog, from the Center of Criminology at University of Cape Town, is an online forum to document latest developments and resources in the world of public and plural policing as well as selected crime resources.

Police Issues
www.narconews.com/

"Police Issues is intended to help police professionals and criminal justice faculty and students keep informed about significant developments and emerging issues in law enforcement and criminal justice." Users may access a Full Text database of issues.

Psychology and Crime News
crimepsychblog.com/

This blog is "a place to collate information of interest in a forensic psychological context."

Prevention Works
ncpc.typepad.com/prevention_works_blog/

This blog is produced by the National Crime Prevention Council. It disseminates information on diverse aspects of crime prevention. Users may search the blog and access archives.

Prison Law Blog
prisonlaw.wordpress.com/

"This blog links to news items and legal decisions regarding conditions in those prisons and jails, and occasionally provides original commentary."

Public Criminology
thesocietypages.org/pubcrim/

This blog provides original commentary on new developments in criminology, with a focus on sociology. Users may search the blog and access archives.

Real Cost of Prison
realcostofprisons.org/blog/

This blog examines the costs of prisons, as well as addressing the effectiveness of incarceration. Users may search the blog and access archives. - Under Construction -

Reclaiming Futures
www.reclaimingfutures.org/blog/

This blog aims to "help young people in trouble with drugs, alcohol, and crime. Our six-step model unites juvenile courts, probation, treatment and the community to reclaim youth."

researchingsecurity
researchingsecurity.wordpress.com/

"We are a group of several PhD students from different universities and nationalities across the globe conducting research related to organised crime, security and policing. This blog is a platform for exchanging experiences, discussing methodology and ethics, keeping up to date with funding opportunities and staying in touch with young academics in the field. "

Restorative Justice Online Blog - RJOB
www.restorativejustice.org/RJOB

This blog provides "timely information about restorative justice news and developments, together with commentary on the use and expansion of restorative justice." Users may search the blog and access archives.

Right on Crime Blog
www.rightoncrime.com/blog/

"RightOnCrime.com is the one-stop source for conservative ideas on criminal justice. It is a project of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, a research institute in Austin, TX committed to limited government, free markets, private property rights, individual liberty and personal responsibility."

SCOTUSblog
www.scotusblog.com/

Discussion of recent events in U.S. Supreme Court jurisprudence.

Sentencing Law and Policy
sentencing.typepad.com/

Information and commentary about criminal sentencing guidelines and capital sentencing.

Simple Justice
blog.simplejustice.us/

This blog is run by a criminal defense attorney in New York who comments on developing issues in criminal justice. Users may search the blog and access archives.

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime
www.talkleft.com/

This is the "online magazine with Liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news." Users may search the blog and access archives.

Terrorism Research News
www.terrorism.crimepsychblog.com/

This blog is a subsection of the Crime Psych Blog and focuses on collating details of social and behavioral research on terrorism and responses to terrorism. Users may search the blog and access archives.


Forums

The Crime Report - Interactive Forums
www.thecrimereport.org/community

The Crime Report is a comprehensive news service covering the diverse challenges and issues of 21st century criminal justice in the U.S. and abroad. Users may access forums on gun violence, financial crime, the Tribal Justice Act, and sentencing and corrections.

PrisonTalk
prisontalk.com/forums/

This forum brings those with an interest in the prisoner support community a forum in which their issues and concerns may be addressed by others in similar circumstances and beliefs.

Real Police
www.realpolice.net/

This space provides multiple forums for law enforcement practitioners and the general population about numerous issues and topics related to law enforcement including specialized units and equipment.