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A Toolkit for Hispanic/Latino Community Groups

    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 2000. This guidebook helps Hispanic/Latino community groups prevent alcohol and drug use among Hispanic/Latino youth.

Acquaintance Rape of College Students

    Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), August 2003. This guide describes the problem of acquaintance rape of college students, addressing its scope, causes and contributing factors; methods for analyzing it on a particular campus; tested responses; and measures for assessing response effectiveness. With this information, police and public safety officers can more effectively prevent the problem.

Additional Resources Facts & Figures

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). This ONDCP online resource provides information about federally sponsored drug-related statistics, links, presentations, and resources.

Annual Report to Congress: Creating A Safer America, Fiscal Year 2000

    Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), June 2001. This annual report describes the mission, goals, and structure of the BJA and the funding and technical assistance that BJA provided to state and local criminal justice systems in fiscal year 2000 to support initiatives in every area of the justice system. (NCJ 187302)

The Benefits and Consequences of Police Crackdowns

    Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), October 2003. This COPS Response Guide series deals with crackdowns, a response police commonly use to address crime and disorder problems. Crackdowns involve high police visibility and numerous arrests. They may use undercover or plainclothes officers working with uniformed police, and may involve other official actions in addition to arrests.

Building a Better Criminal Justice System: Annual Report to Congress, Fiscal Year 1999

    Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), June 2000. The report describes the funding and technical assistance that BJA provided to state and local criminal justice systems in fiscal year 1999. (NCJ 182954)

Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics, 2003

    Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), October 2005. Presents national-level statistics describing characteristics of persons processed and the distribution of case processing outcomes at each major stage of the federal criminal justice system. This annual report includes investigations by U.S. attorneys, prosecutions and declinations, pretrial release and detention, convictions and acquittals, sentencing, appeals, and correctional populations. New this year are statistics on fugitive investigations by the U.S. Marshals Service. (NCJ 210299)

Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics, 2002

    Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), September 2004. This 2002 report presents national-level statistics describing characteristics of persons processed and the distribution of case processing outcomes at each major stage of the federal criminal justice system. (NCJ 205368)

Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics, 2001

    Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), November 2003. The 2001 report presents national-level statistics describing the characteristics of persons processed and the distribution of case processing outcomes at each major stage of the federal criminal justice system. (NCJ 201627)

Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics, 2000

    Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), August 2002. This report presents national-level statistics describing all aspects of case processing in the federal criminal justice system, including arrests by federal law enforcement agencies, investigations and prosecutions by U.S. attorneys, pretrial release and detention, adjudication in the U.S. district courts, sentencing, appeal of convictions and/or sentences imposed, and corrections, for the 12-month period ending September 30, 2000. (NCJ 194067)

Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics, 1999

    Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), April 2001. The document presents national-level statistics describing all aspects of processing in the federal criminal justice system, including investigations by U.S. attorneys, prosecutions and declinations, pretrial release and detention, convictions and acquittals, sentencing, appeals, and correctional populations for 1999. (NCJ 186179)

Drug Dealing in Open-Air Markets

    Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), January 2005. Open-air markets represent the lowest level of the drug distribution network. Low-level markets need to be tackled effectively not only because of the risks posed to market participants, but also to reduce the harms that illicit drug use can inflict on the local community. This guide describes the problem and reviews the factors that increase the risks of drug dealing in open-air markets. The guide then identifies a series of questions that might assist you in analyzing your local problem and reviews responses to the problem and what is known about these from evaluative research and police practice.

Drug Dealing in Privately Owned Apartment Complexes

    Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), September 2003. This guide focuses on drug dealing in privately owned apartment complexes. The guide makes a clear distinction between open- and closed-drug markets, provides information on what is known about each market type, and provides questions to ask when analyzing each market. It also proposes various responses designed to close drug markets and provides a full range of problem-specific measures to determine the effectiveness of those responses.

Drug Detection in Prison Mailrooms

    National Institute of Justice (NIJ), November 2004.  This report presents the results of a federally supported study examining commercial drug detection systems and their successful implementation in prison mailrooms. (NCJ 205685)

Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1990-1999

    Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), September 2003.  This fact provides data on the number of juvenile court cases involving drug offenses between 1990 and 1999. (NCJ 203728)

Drugs and Human Performance Fact Sheets

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), April 2004. This collection of fact sheets represent the conclusions of a panel of international experts on drug-impaired driving and include the state of current scientific knowledge in the area of drugs and human performance for 16 drugs.

Enforcing the Underage Drinking Laws Program: A Compendium of Resources

    Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Program (OJJDP), March 2001.  This online resource provides practical information that states and units of local government can use to determine how EUDLP federal funds to enhance their strategies in preventing underage drinking. The compendium describes programs and lists contacts and source materials that will help jurisdictions maximize the impact of this federal initiative.

Federal Drug Offenders, 1999, with Trends 1984-99

    Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), August 2001.  This report describes offenders investigated for and charged with federal drug offenses during 1999.  It includes statistics describing type of drug involved in the offense, criminal history of defendants charged, demographic characteristics of defendants charged, defendants' role in the drug conspiracy, and sentences imposed. (NCJ 187285)

Federal Law Enforcement Officers, 2004

    Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), August 2006. This reports provides results of a biennial census of Federal agencies employing personnel with arrest and firearms authority. Using agency classifications, the report presents the number of officers working in the areas of police response and patrol, criminal investigation and enforcement, inspections, security and protection, court operations, and corrections, by agency and State, as of September 2004. Data on gender and race of officers are also included. (NCJ 212750)

Federal Law Enforcement Officers, 2002

    Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), August 2003.  This report provides national data on federal officers with authority to make arrests and carry firearms as of June 2002, based on a census of federal agencies.  Using agency classifications, the report presents the number of officers working in the areas of criminal investigation and enforcement, police patrol and response, security and protection, court operations, and corrections, by agency and state. (NCJ 199995)

Felony Defendants in Large Urban Counties, 2002

    Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), February 2006. This report presents data collected from a representative sample of felony cases filed in the Nation's 75 largest counties during May 2002. The cases are tracked for up to one year to provide a complete overview of the processing of felony defendants from filing to disposition and sentencing. Data collected include current arrest charges, demographic characteristics, prior arrests and convictions, criminal justice status at arrest, type of pretrial release or detention, bail amount, court appearance record, adjudication outcome, and sentence received if convicted. (NCJ 210818)

Felony Defendants in Large Urban Counties, 2000

    Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS),  December 2003.  The bulletin provides statistical information on a sample of felony cases filed in May 2000 in 40 of the nation's 75 largest counties.  Information includes arrest charges, demographic characteristics, criminal history, pretrial release and detention, adjudication, and sentencing. (NCJ 202021)

Felony Sentences in State Courts, 2002

    Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), December 2004.  The report presents statistics on adults who were convicted of felonies and sentenced in state courts.  The data were collected through a nationally representative survey of 300 counties in 2002. Within the 12 offense categories reported are the number and characteristics (age, gender, race) of offenders sentenced to prison, jail, or probation. (NCJ 206916)

Justice for America: Annual Report to Congress on Initiatives Funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance

    Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJA), June 2002.  The 2001 annual report describes the funding and technical assistance that BJA provided for state and local criminal justice systems. (NCJ 193399)

Justice Technology Information Network

    The National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) system serves as the "honest broker" offering support, research findings, and technological expertise to help state and local law enforcement and corrections personnel perform their duties more safely and efficiently.

Juvenile Arrests 2002

    Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), September 2004. This bulletin provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data, including arrests for drug and alcohol offenses. (NCJ 204608)

Juvenile Arrests 2001

    Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), December 2003. This bulletin summarizes and analyzes juvenile arrest data, including arrests for drug and alcohol offenses, presented in the FBI report, Crime in the United States 2001. (NCJ 201370)

Juvenile Arrests 2000

    Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), November 2002.  This bulletin provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data, including arrests for drug and alcohol offenses. (NCJ 191729)  

Juvenile Arrests 1999

    Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), December 2000.  This bulletin provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data, including arrests for drug and alcohol violations. (NCJ 185236)

Juvenile Court Statistics 1999

    Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), July 2003. This 73rd report in the Juvenile Court Statistics series describes the delinquency and status offense cases handled between 1990 and 1999 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. (NCJ 201241)

Keeping Your Teens Drug Free: A Guide For African American Parents and Caregivers

    Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), July 2003. This 73rd report in the Juvenile Court Statistics series describes the delinquency and status offense cases handled between 1990 and 1999 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. (NCJ 201241)

Keeping Your Teens Drug-Free: A Guide For Hispanic Families

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), December 2005. Specifically written for Hispanic parents and caregivers, this bilingual brochure includes information about illicit drugs and what parents can do and say to keep their children drug-free.

Measuring the Deterrent Effect of Enforcement Operations on Drug Smuggling, 1991-1999

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), August 2001.  This study examines the effect of interdiction and other drug enforcement activities on drug smuggling.

Minorities and Drugs Facts & Figures

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), October 2006. This online resource provides comprehensive data on minority drug use and related information with links to source materials.

Monitoring the Future: National Results on Adolescent Drug Use: Overview of Key Findings, 2004

    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), April 2005.  First results from the Monitoring the Future study’s 2004 nationwide survey of nearly 50,000 8th-, 10th-, and 12th-grade students are given in this report. 

Monitoring the Future National Results on Adolescent Drug Use: Overview of Key Findings, 2002

    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), 2003.  This 2002 nationwide survey of American adolescents covers recent trends in the use of licit and illicit drugs.   This report contains a section devoted to each class of drug, along with a number of supporting tables and figures.

National Association of Drug Court Professionals

    The NADCP seeks to reduce substance abuse, crime and recidivism by promoting and advocating for the establishment and funding of drug courts and providing for collection and dissemination of information, technical assistance, and mutual support to association members.

National Drug Control Strategy, 2006

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), February 2006. The Strategy calls for a balance between reducing the demand and supply for illegal drugs in America, and outlines new programs which have been proven to be effective ways of combating substance abuse.

National Drug Control Strategy, 2005

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), February 2005. This report outlines a balanced, three-priority strategy to combat drug use in America. The Strategy also highlights budget aspects, programs, and data for each priority.

National Drug Control Strategy, 2004

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), March 2004.  This report outlines a balanced, three-priority strategy to combat drug use in America and highlights budget aspects of each component.

National Drug Control Strategy, 2004: Data Supplement

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), March 2004.  This report provides data on the availability and prevalence of illegal drugs and the criminal, health, and social consequences of their use.

National Drug Control Strategy, 2003

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), February 2003.  This report provides an overview of federal efforts to prevent drug use, treat users, and disrupt the drug market.

National Drug Control Strategy, 2003 Data Supplement

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), February 2003.  This report provides an overview of the drug-related data used in the implementation and measurement of the effectiveness of federal, state, and local drug control programs.

National Drug Control Strategy, 2003: Counterdrug Research and Development Blueprint Update

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), February 2002.  This report provides an overview of ONDCP’s Counterdrug Technology Assessment Center’s research and development projects and the Technology Transfer Program.

National Drug Control Strategy, 2002

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), February 2002.  Provides an overview of federal efforts to prevent drug use, treat America's users, and disrupt the drug market.

National Drug Control Strategy, 2000

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), 2000.  This report documents progress in drug control efforts, details the federal government’s drug control plans for the future, and summarizes the implementation of the country’s 10-year counterdrug strategy.

National Drug Control Strategy, 2000: Counterdrug Research and Development Blueprint Update

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP),  2000.  This sixth Counterdrug Research and Development Blueprint Update reports on the status of the Counterdrug Technology Assessment Center (CTAC) counterdrug research and development program, the Technology Transfer Program, oversight and coordination activity, and a summary of plans for future counterdrug research and development initiatives.

Parents: The Anti-Drug

    TheAntiDrug.com was created by the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign to equip parents and other adult caregivers with the tools they need to raise drug-free kids. Working with the nation's leading experts in the fields of parenting and substance abuse prevention, TheAntiDrug.com serves as a drug prevention information center, and a supportive community for parents to interact and learn from each other.

Partnership for a Drug-Free America

    The Partnership for a Drug-Free America is a nonprofit coalition of communication, health, medical and educational professionals working to reduce illicit drug use and help people live healthy, drug-free lives. The Partnership’s research-based, educational campaigns are disseminated through all forms of media, including TV, radio and print advertisements and over the Internet.

Prescription Fraud

    Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), June 2004.  This guide addresses the problem of prescription fraud, a significantly growing problem for many law enforcement agencies. It begins by describing the problem and reviewing factors that contribute to it. The guide also identifies a series of questions that might assist you in analyzing your local problem. Finally, it reviews responses to the problem and what is known about these from evaluative research and police practice.

Price and Purity of Illicit Drugs: 1981 Through the Second Quarter of 2003

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), November 2004.  This report extends, improves, and augments previous estimates of trends in the price and purity of five major illicit drugs: powder cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin, d-methamphetamine, and marijuana.

Proteja a sus hijos de las drogas: Una guía para los padres

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), October 2003. The booklet, which incorporates culturally-appropriate information and resources, includes facts about drugs and specific ideas, tips, conversation starters, and examples of the skills parents can use to prevent teen drug use.

Pulse Check: Drug Markets and Chronic Users in 25 of America's Largest Cities

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), January 2004. This report provides timely information on drug abuse and drug markets as reported by local researchers, treatment providers, and law enforcement officials.

Pulse Check: Trends in Drug Abuse, Mid-Year 2000 (Special Topic: "Ecstasy" and Other Club Drugs)

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), March 2001.  Provides information on the availability, use, and trafficking of various drugs in multiple cities across the United States.

Pulse Check: Trends in Drug Abuse, July-December 2001 Reporting Period (Special Topic: The Impact of September 11)

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), April 2002. This report provides information on the availability, use, and trafficking of various drugs in multiple cities across the United States and includes a special report on the impact of September 11th.

Pulse Check: Trends in Drug Abuse, November 2001 (Special Topic: Synthetic Opioids)

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), November 2001.  This report provides information on the availability, use, and trafficking of various drugs in multiple cities across the United States, includes a special report on synthetic opiates.

Pulse Check: Trends in Drug Abuse, November 2002 (Special Topic: A Look at Local Drug Markets)

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), November 2002.  This report provides information on the availability, use, and trafficking of various drugs in multiple cities across the United States, it also includes a special report on local drug markets.

Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health

    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), September 2003.  The report presents information from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health and is the primary source of information on the use of illicit drugs, alcohol, and tobacco by the civilian, noninstitutionalized population of the United States, age 12 years and older.

Sexual Violence and Alcohol and Other Drug Use on Campus

    Higher Education Council for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention (HEC), 2005. This fact sheet describes the scope of the problem of sexual assault on campus, perpetrator characteristics and situational circumstances that may make assaults more likely to happen, and the role alcohol and other drugs, including rape-facilitating drugs, play in sexual assault.

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics, 2003

    Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). This online resource provides data on all aspects of criminal justice, includes data about drug offenders, drug use indicators, and public opinion on the risks and dangers of drug use. The resource is updated regularly as new statistics become available. (NCJ 208756)

Street Terms: Drugs and the Drug Trade

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), February 2004.  This publication defines more than 2,300 street terms for specific drug types or drug activity.  Terms are cross-referenced where possible and all known meanings and spellings are included.

Teens and Prescription Drugs: An Analysis of Recent Trends on the Emerging Drug Threat

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), February 2007. This report provides analysis which shows alarming trends in teen abuse of prescription drugs and cough and cold medicines to get high.

Toward a Drugs and Crime Research Agenda for the 21st Century

    National Institute of Justice (NIJ), September 2003.  This report contains three separate papers commissioned for a research forum conducted by the National Institute of Justice and the National Institute on Drug Abuse.  Focusing on marijuana, heroin, cocaine, codeine, and oxycodone, this paper presents several conceptual models illustrating the drugs-crime relationship. (NCJ 194616)

Trace Detection of Narcotics Using A Preconcentrator/Ion Mobility Spectrometer System

    National Institute of Justice (NIJ), April 2001.  Presents results from experiments of a trace drug detection system using a chemical preconcentrator and associated control hardware and an ion mobility spectrometer. (NCJ 187111)

Underage Drinking

    Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), September 2004.  This guide addresses the problem of underage drinking. It begins by describing the problem and reviewing factors that increase the risks of it. The guide also identifies a series of questions that might assist you in analyzing your local problem. Finally, it reviews responses to the problem and what is known about these from evaluative research and police practice.

Women and Drugs Facts & Figures

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), October 2006. This online resource provides comprehensive data on female drug use and related information with links to source materials.

 

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