The Criminal Justice Statistics Center has been transfered to the Department of Public Safety (DPS).
These webpages and datbases are maintained on the Dept. of Administration server for historic purposes,
and because replacement services have not been implemented at the DPS.
The databases on this site are not being updated and contact information for individuals and offices
is likely inaccurate.
Criminal Justice Statistics Center
The Criminal Justice Statistics Center at Minnesota Planning provides
criminal and juvenile justice information, conducts research and maintains
databases for policy development.
Criminal Justice Statistics Center Transfer: The CJSC has been
transferred to the Department of Public Safety. These web pages are
being maintained as a courtesy until DPS has constructed a replacement web
- About us: Find out more about the work of the
Criminal Justice Statistics Center.
- Data: Access criminal justice data, maps and
- Links: Search other Minnesota and national
sites related to criminal justice.
- Minnesota justice system steps: See a
description of how law enforcement, courts and corrections make up the
Minnesota justice system.
Link to publications on criminal justice topics.
- Teen courts: Learn about the teen court
process and sites in Minnesota.
- Helpline: Find answers to criminal justice
questions or get on the center`s mailing list.
- Site index: Search this site by a specific
- Minnesota homicides, 1985 to 1997 : Findings on statewide, regional and local trends, demographics of offenders and victims involved in homicide, January 1, 2002. (22 p., 608K, PDF 3.0) | Report details
- Race and ethnicity of juveniles in Minnesota’s justice system: Studies data on the number of minorities and whites in the juvenile justice system. , August 8, 2001. (12p. 60k,. PDF 4.0) | Report details
- Keeping watch: 1999 Minnesota crime survey: Third annual crime victim survey, March 1, 2000. (20 p., 135K, PDF 3.0) | Report details
- Delivering Minnesota criminal justice information online: Details advances in the Criminal Justice Center's web site, February 1, 1999. (12p., 214 K, PDF 2.1) | Report details
- Tracking crime: analyzing Minnesota criminal history records: Describes problems and improvements in Minnesota's criminal history records system by examining four categories of selected offenses from 1992 to 1996, September 1, 1998. (31p., 121K, PDF 3.0) | Report details
- Gun points 1997: firearm forfeitures in Minnesota: Minnesota law enforcement agencies forfeit hundreds of guns each year. This report , the latest in an annual series , identifies state and regional firearm characteristics, reasons for forfeiture and final weapon dispositions, August 1, 1998. (12p., 490K, PDF) | Report details
- Judging by the data: offenders in Minnesota's juvenile courts: Studies Minnesota’s juvenile courts and the differences and similarities of adjudicated delinquents in terms of age, sex and judicial districts, June 1, 1998. (14 p, 125K, PDF 2.1) | Report details
- Armed with data: creating a multistate perspective: A four-state collaborative effort examines gun crimes and current firearm-related statutes in Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska and South Dakota, March 1, 1998. (30p, 191K, PDF 2.1 ) | Report details
- Gun points 1996: firearms forfeitures in Minnesota: Almost half of all firearms forfeited by law enforcement in 1996 were for criminal activities such as drug-related crimes, assault, robbery, theft and traffic violations, December 1, 1997. (13p., 109K, PDF) | Report details
- Distribution formula: probation caseload reduction funding, 1996: Developed to distribute funding across Minnesota's new probation systems in an attempt to reduce caseloads, March 1, 1997. (25 p., 197K, PDF 3.0) | Report details
- Changing perceptions: 1996 Minnesota crime survey: Examines the public perception of the crime rate, December 1, 1996. (25 p., 675K, PDF) | Report details
- Paying the price: the rising cost of prison : Examines policy options to a rising prison population, March 1, 1996. (27 p., 1046K, PDF 2.0) | Report details
- Minnesota's justice price tag climbs past $1 Billion: Examines the increase in spending on the criminal justice system, November 1, 1994. (6 p., 181K, PDF 2.0) | Report details
- Troubling perceptions: 1993 Minnesota crime survey: Statewide study of crime victimization, January 6, 1994. (24p. 874K, PDF) | Report details
Older publications and media releases
The Criminal Justice Statistics Center is the Statistical Analysis Center for
the State of Minnesota and is a member of the
Justice Research and Statistics Association.