DescriptionThe Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics has been compiled by the Utilization of Criminal Justice Statistics Project since 1973. Ann L. Pastore and Kathleen Maguire are co-directors of the Utilization Project and co-editors of the Sourcebook. The project is located at the University at Albany, School of Criminal Justice, Hindelang Criminal Justice Research Center in Albany, New York. Over the course of its 30 editions, this collaboration between the Hindelang Criminal Justice Research Center and the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, has presented over 10,000 tables displaying statistical data from over 2,500 public and private agencies, academic institutions, research organizations, public opinion polling firms, and other groups. The objective of Sourcebook is to make these data accessible to a wide audience. This electronic edition enables users to access the myriad of data in Sourcebook using automatic searching capabilities that make information retrieval faster and more complete.