State and Local Civil Rights Directory
This directory of civil rights agencies in 22 California cities and counties is compiled by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
Bureau of Justice Assistance
The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) provides assistance to state and local governments in combating violent crime and drug abuse via funding, evaluation, training, technical assistance and information support.
California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training
The California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training establishes professional standards, assures top-quality training and provides effective services to develop and support the world's finest peace officers and law enforcement organizations.
Civil Rights Directory of Private Organizations
This is the U.S. Civil Rights Commission's directory of private organizations involved in civil rights issues.
Criminal Justice Statistic Center
A part of the California Attorney General's Office, the Criminal Justice Statistics Center collects, analyzes and reports statistical data, which provide valid measures of crime and the criminal justice process.
Federal Bureau of Investigation
The principal investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has the authority and responsibility to investigate specific crimes assigned to it. The site includes tips on Internet safety and national hate crime statistics.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
This Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) site provides information and resources about juvenile justice and delinquency, as well as a framework for communities to combat youth crime.
U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is an arm of the United States Department of Justice. BJS collects, analyzes, publishes and disseminates information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government. These data are critical to federal, state and local policymakers in combating crime and ensuring that justice is both efficient and evenhanded.
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
First established in 1957, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is an independent, bipartisan, fact-finding agency of the federal Executive Branch which serves as a national clearinghouse of information regarding discrimination or denial of equal protection because of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability or national origin. The commission was reestablished in 1983 to provide reports and recommendations to the President and Congress, as well as investigate complaints alleging voter rights violations. This website includes a catalog of commission publications.
U.S. Department of Education
Learn about the many ways the U.S. Department of Education teaches appreciation for diversity and how schools respond to intergroup tensions.