Purpose: "Everything APPA does is aimed at reducing recidivism to keep our communities safe. That means strengthening the role of the community corrections industry." The APPA provides news, research, training and best practices.
"IACFP’s mission is to advance the development and implementation of evidence- and practitioner-informed policies and practices to support correctional and forensic psychologists and other helping professionals who work with justice-involved individuals." (from the IACFP website)
Use this resource to identify additional professional organizations, societies and associations -- particularly regional, state local and specialized organizations, that are not listed on the Professional Organizations page.
The Yearbook of International Organizations (YIO) provides a robust search engine that provides keyword access to a wide range of variables including organization name, geography (headquarters location), publication names (produced by the organization), principal officers names, organization website content and even logos. Records for each organization will often include contact details, aims (goals), history, activities, publications, URLs, events and more. The YIO database also includes a substantive number of statistical reports about international organizations.
The University of Cincinnati Institute of Crime Science (ICS) serves as a think tank bridging research and practice that fosters the use of best practices across the criminal justice system through the application of research and knowledge to issues of crime control, administration, and public safety. The overarching goal of the ICS is to integrate the knowledge and skills of academia and practitioners to tackle real-world issues. (From the ICS Website)