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What is the National Criminal Justice Reference Service?

Learn about the Office of Justice Programs-sponsored National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS). Established in 1972, NCJRS offers justice information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. Learn how you can make the most of NCJRS services.

Date Created: September 6, 2019