National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts (1970-present) This link opens in a new window
The NCJRS: National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database is published by the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice's National Criminal Justice Reference Service. It provides thousands of summaries of important law enforcement and criminal justice publications including books, government reports, research reports, journals and unpublished research. Content dates range from 1970 to the present.. Unique elements of the collection include agency produced documents and final grant reports of Office of Justice Programs sponsored research. The database excludes most legal decisions, opinions, and statutes. Documents are either written in English or have an English-language summary.