Useful Academic Sites

Centre for Crime and Justice Studies
The Centre for Crime and Justice Studies is an independent educational charity that advances public understanding of crime and criminal justice.

World Prison Brief (from the Institute for Criminal Policy Research)
Gives access to facts and figures about prison systems throughout the world

British Society of Criminology
The British Society of Criminology aims to further the interests and knowledge of both academic and professional people who are engaged in any aspect of work or teaching, research or public education about crime, criminal behaviour and the criminal justice systems in the United Kingdom. The site includes details of networking events and presentations around the country.