Fact Finder: Crime

March 10, 2010 

handcuffs and badgeCrime can happen anywhere, anytime. Check these resources for tips on how to prevent crime to your property and self, along with ways to contact your local police department. Searchable databases include links to the North Carolina Department of Corrections where you can search for an offender, and find statistics and photos.

Below you will find resources in the following categories:

Crime | Courts and Laws | Quick Facts | Look It Up

Map police calls in Raleigh and Cary

About Crime

NC Department of Correction
Find statistics, information about prisons and the prison system.

NC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Find annual reports, statistics and toxicology information.

NC State Bureau of Investigation (SBI)
Find out what the state is doing about drug enforcement, terrorism, crimes against children and internet crime.

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Learn all about the FBI, it's history and what they are doing now.

US Drug Enforcement Administration
Find stats, facts and major operations under the DEA, and the most wanted fugitives.

Police Officer's Internet Directory
Links to police departments around the US, as well as federal and international agencies.

Courts and Laws

NC General Statutes
Find out what laws govern the state. Search the statutes by keyword or chapter.

NC Administrative Office of the Courts
See what is on the court calendars, find out what to do if you need to go to court, and more.

Death Penalty Information Center
State by state information, fact sheets, databases and news regarding the death penalty.

US Supreme Court Transcripts and Decisions
Search decisions and get transcripts for cases dated back to 2001.

NC State Bar member directory
Search for NC lawyers. You will not need an I.D. and password to search the directory.

Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Locator
Looking for a lawyer? Here is the place. Search by type of law, or by name and find the law firm, when admitted to the bar, law school attended, college attended, birthdate, type of law practiced and associations the lawyer belongs to.

West Legal Directory
Like Martindale-Hubbell, use West's to locate lawyers or law firms by state or specialty.

National Center for State Courts
Links and background information on e-government technology. Also has links to federal and state court web sites and maintains the Center for Jury Studies.

Local Quick Facts

Executions in North Carolina
Maintained by the Department of Corrections, see who has been executed, when and why.

NC Judicial Directory
Includes judges, magistrates, public defenders, and all personnel in the N.C. courts system.

Look It Up

Local Crime Maps
Search for crime in your neighborhood. Searchable database of police calls in Raleigh and Cary.

Bureau of Justice Statistics
Find statistics nationwide on areas such as crime and victims, criminal offenders, courts and sentencing, law enforcement and more.

NC State Bar Discipinary Orders
Make sure your lawyer has no disciplinary action imposed upon him.

NC Crime Statistics
Collected by the State Bureau of Investigation, you can check state crime stats from 1993 to 2006.

FBI Uniform Crime Report
The FBI compiles crime offenses for the nation, the states and individual agencies. See data from 1995 to 2006.

NC Offender Search
Search for an offender and view all data for that person. See inmate releases, escapes and captures.

NC Department of Correction Statistical Report Generator
Find incarceration, parole, and probation numbers by age, race, ethnicity, offense type or county. Data available from 1995 to today.

Durham County Inmate Search
Search the Durham County Sheriff's Department for the past 30 days to see who has been arrested and why.


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