In the box below you'll find the journal titles that represent "the literature" of Criminal Justice to which you have full-text, online access. The journals you cite in your papers is an indication of the quality of your research. These journals should be well represented in your bibliographies. However, these are certainly not the only journals that you could use. Many important studies relating to crime can also be found in sociology journals. Impact factors change from one year to the next, but merely having an impact factor rating is a positive indication of credibility.
Scroll down to see which databases index these journals.