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  • This is a collection of over 500 non-fiction feature stories on major crimes, criminals, trials, forensics, and criminal profiling. Also included are award-winning works of short fiction by prominent writers.
  • The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation, from 1908 to the present.
  • The National Crime Prevention Council's mission is to enable people to create safer and more caring communities by addressing the causes of violence and crime.
  • A project to digitize "accounts of over 100,000 criminal trials held at London's central criminal court." Searchable by keyword, date, name, place, or crime. The first completed stage of the project (2003) covers the period 1714 to 1759.
  • This office was established by the 1984 Victims of Crime Act to oversee diverse programs that benefit victims of crime. OVC provides funding to state victim assistance and compensation programs, and supports training designed to educate criminal justice and allied professionals in the rights and needs of crime victims.

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