Clearinghouses for Drug and Crime Information
National Criminal Justice
Reference Service (NCJRS), serving the National
Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Distributes hundreds of documents on a variety of issues.
for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI),
serving the National
Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Research Monograph Series
An excellent resource for information ranging from hallucinogens
to the behavioral aspects of smoking to drug treatment. If NCADI runs out of
copies or you would like past copies, contact the Government Printing Office
at (202) 512-1800.
Office of NIDA Notes:
NIDA's bi-monthly newsletter with articles on research and
Compiles NIDA Capsules -- press releases on various topics
such as inhalant abuse, methamphetamine abuse, needle exchange, etc.
Survey Results on Drug Use for the Monitoring the Future Study
Contains data about teenage licit and illicit drug use, and
the opinions of teenagers toward drugs.
Household Survey on Drug Use and Health
Contains data about peoples' reported licit and illicit drug
use. This annual survey is compiled by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Services Administration (SAMHSA). National Drug Abuse Treatment Users Survey
(NDATUS) Reports information about U.S. treatment services. NIDA Statistical
Series, Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) Lists the data about drug-related
hospital visits and deaths. NCADI News Monitor contains articles from newspapers
and journals about illicit drugs, alcohol, tobacco, and gambling.
Bureau of Justice Statistics Clearinghouse, serving the
Bureau of Justice
of Criminal Justice Statistics
An indispensable resource which contains charts and data
on crime, drug use, public opinion, etc. Drugs, Crime, and the Justice System
and the Technical Appendix of Drugs, Crime, and the Justice System. Contains
brief summaries of major drug issues which provide an excellent overview complete
with statistics, charts, and references for obtaining further information. Several
newsletter-type publications which outline research and recent statistics: BJS
Bulletin, Crime Data Brief, Drugs and Crime Data, National Update, Selected
Findings, Special Report, and Technical Report.
Drugs and Crime Data Center and Clearinghouse, serving the
Office of National
Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
A quarterly summary of drug use and availability. Occasional
ONDCP reports, such as the 1994 Marijuana Situational Assessment.
and Crime Facts
Contains numerous statistics and charts about
drug-related crime, drug offenders in correctional facilities, gangs,
etc. This booklet is produced annually by BJS.
National Narcotics Intelligence Consumers Committee
(NNICC) Report: Supply
of Illicit Drugs in the United States
Assesses developments in international drug trafficking,
drug transit routes, money laundering, production and seizure of
drugs, and drug policy developments in source countries in Latin
America and Asia.
Centers for Disease Control AIDS
Information, serving the Centers
for Disease Control (CDC)
Distributes a wide variety of statistics
and information on HIV and AIDS.
Government Printing Office (GPO)
Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR)
Reports on drug control efforts in dozens of countries. This extensive
document compiled by the State Department contains statistics on
drug production, eradication, trafficking, money laundering, etc.
Uniform Crime Reports
Contains crime data similar to those in the Criminal Justice Sourcebook.
It is compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI).
Ask for a catalog of publications available from the GPO.
General Accounting Office Document Ordering Service,
serving the General
Accounting Office (GAO)
Distributes reports about such topics as U.S. interdiction efforts,
drug use measurements, money laundering, etc. Ask for a list of
GAO documents on Criminal Justice topics.
Subscription Office of NIDA Notes, NIDA's bi-monthly
newsletter with articles on research and NIDA grants.
NIDA Press Office, which compiles NIDA Capsules
-- press releases on various topics such as inhalant abuse, methamphetamine
abuse, needle exchange, etc.
Main Number: (212) 963-1234
Justice Section: (212)
Publications: (800) 253-9694 or (212) 963-8302
United Nations International Drug Control Program
publishes documents as well as a newsletter, Information Letter.
PO Box 500, A-1400, Vienna, Austria