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NLAB 334 - Community Assessment Sources

Sources providing statistical data, and other types of information, at the national, state, and local level.

Crime and Fire

Crime and Fire    

Children's Bureau - This page features various statistical areas related to child welfare, such as adoption, foster care, and child maltreatment. Note that the data for each will vary in currency and coverage, but most information is at the national and state level.

Louisiana (U.S. Fire Administration) - This resource contains statistical information regarding fire, such as number and type of incidents, and a link to the registry of fire departments. The statistical information is presented at the national and state level.

Uniform Crime Reports or Reference Room U.S. Documents Stacks - J 1.14/7:year - This source collects official, standardized crime statistics in the United States. These are divided into several areas, such as number of officers killed and hate statistics. This source usually yields information at the national and state level, though occasionally select city level data is also available.