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As Criminal Justice students of Lindenwood University-Belleville, it is important that you familiarize yourself with surrounding agencies, especially as field trips, internships, and other opportunities may be afforded to you. Additionally, it is advantageous to your academic journey and future as a Criminal Justice practitioner that you are aware of national organizations and databases. Such outlets provide recent research, or rather, the latest statistics and trends regarding crime, corrections, and other areas related to the Criminal Justice System. Consequently, the links below will assist you with gathering data for assignments/projects, as well as, provide you with direction for viable careers within the Criminal Justice System.

Helpful Links:

Academic Success Center
Criminal Justice Club
Criminal Justice Internships

Criminal Justice Agencies:

Local Law Enforcement
Belleville Police Department
St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department

Courts
St. Clair County Courts

Federal Agencies
U.S. District Courts-Southern Illinois
Federal Bureau of Prisons (USBOP) in Greenville/Marion
U.S. Attorney’s Office-Southern Illinois

Criminal Justice Organizations and Research Databases:

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
National Institute of Corrections (NIC)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Academy of Criminal Justice Science (ACJS)
The American Society of Criminology (ASC)

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