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By R. Scott Harnsberger

This reference paintings was once compiled as a source for these desiring information in finding Texas felony justice records. R. Scott Harnsberger has compiled greater than six hundred entries describing statistical assets for Texas crime; criminals; legislations enforcement; courts and sentencing; grownup and juvenile corrections; capital punishment and dying row; sufferers of crime; driving/boating lower than the effect; site visitors fatalities; substance abuse and remedy; polls and ratings; and monetary themes similar to appropriations, sales, costs, and federal aid.

The assets for those information originate essentially, yet now not completely, from federal and kingdom of Texas corporations, forums, bureaus, commissions, and departments. the subsequent different types of courses are integrated: annual, biennial, and biannual stories; reviews issued in sequence; analytic and study stories; statistical compilations; budgets and different monetary files; audits, inspections, and investigations; census guides; polls; projections; scores; surveys; consistently up to date on-line assets; and datasets.

Harnsberger has annotated the entries to supply adequate element to allow clients to come to a decision no matter if the indexed assets benefit extra research. extra notes comprise URLs and data in regards to the scope of the broadcast information; identify alterations; comparable guides; and the provision of previous info, prior variants, on-line tables, and datasets.

This publication will turn out to be a useful source for college kids, school, researchers, executive officers, and participants within the legislation enforcement, correctional, and judicial professions.

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Datasets are available through the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan. html#desc_al> 055 Finkelhor, David, and Richard Ormrod. Homicides of Children and Youth [Juvenile Justice Bulletin]. S. Department of Justice, 2001. gov/GPO/LPS16240> Reports data for 1996–1997 on homicides of juveniles (average state rates per 100,000 juveniles, ages zero to seventeen), as calculated by the Crimes against Children Research Center (Table 1).

S. Department of Homeland Security [online only, 2004–date]. shtm> Contains data on the top Southwest border sectors for alien apprehensions by the Border Patrol as reported by the Enforcement Case Tracking System (ENFORCE). Research Note: The individual titles in the Annual Report series have now replaced the separate chapters that appeared in earlier editions of the Yearbook of Immigration Statistics (see entry 071). 069 Passel, Jeffrey. Unauthorized Migrants in the United States: Estimates, Methods, and Characteristics [OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers].

4). •061 Texas Health Data: Death Data. Austin: Center for Health Statistics, Texas Department of State Health Services [annual, online only, 1990–date]. htm> Annual death data collected from the Texas Certificate of Death is coded and presented in tables utilizing the International Classification of Diseases— Tenth Revision (ICD-10). Query output can be customized to display optional variables (race/ethnicity, gender, and age group); focus at the county level; or range over multiple years. Causes of death reported include assault (homicide), legal intervention, and intentional self-harm (suicide).

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