In keeping with its mission, the Bureau of Justice Statistics collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates information on crime and criminal justice. Their website offers data collections and reports by topic.
SACs exists in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Northern Mariana Islands. They collect and analyze criminal justice data at the State level. The Justice Research and Statistical Associationis a nonprofit organization made up of all SACs.
Searchable resource of 70+ years of public opinion data and analysis compiled by Gallup, Inc. Includes answers to more than 125,000 question, and responses from more than 3.5 million people interviewed by the Gallup Poll since 1935. **Off-campus access to full content currently available only via AU's VPN**
U.S. and international public opinion polls (iPOLL) and datasets (RoperExpress) from 1935 to present. Includes the major academic, commercial and media survey organizations. **The link to Roper iPoll changed in March, 2020.
Users are no longer required to have an individual, sponsored account in order to download datasets when accessing iPoll from this link, and preexisting account credentials are no longer valid.
Users may register for a new optional, individual, sponsored account at the Roper iPoll registration page.**
SAGE State Stats and SAGE Local Stats feature statistical data series created from government and non-government datasets, covering topics of research interest for U.S. states, counties, cities, and metropolitan areas. Contains data series (single data measures over time) about U.S. geographies that span as far back as 1969. Detailed source information, with links where applicable, are provided for every data series.
This resource includes both publicly available and non-publicly available datasets on public policy and social science research. NOTE: Access to datasets requires a free user-specific login. To log in using your existing account or to create a new account, click on "MyData Login/Create Account" from the ICPSR page.