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Cops & Crime Research

Federal Criminal History (rapsheet) & Court Case Databases

Public Access to Court Records (PACER) — search for federal court records (including documents) in all district and appellate courts. You will receive a PACER login in from your Craft Research Adjunct.

Federal Bureau of Prisons inmate locator — retrieves age, race, and gender for current and former inmates from 1982 to present

National Sex Offender Public Website — search by name

Family Watchdog search for sex offenders by address

For other states, look for sites similar to those in NYC or NYS, like: CT Criminal Case Lookup, or NJ Superior Court Criminal Case Public Access Search