Administering Restitution Payments in Brooklyn and Bronx Criminal Courts Report on the Activities of the Victim Services Agency


This 1980 report evaluates the Victim Services Agency's restitution programs in Brooklyn and Bronx Criminal Courts, which manages cases in which judges order defendants to pay restitution to victims. In both boroughs the programs appeared to have gradually increased the frequency with which court officials order restitution.


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People in Jail and Prison in Spring 2021

Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) researchers collected data on the number of people in local jails and state and federal prisons throughout 2020 and into spring 2021. Vera researchers estimated the incarcerated population using a sample of approximately 1,600 jail jurisdictions, 50 states, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the U.S. Marshals Service (U ...

  • Jacob Kang-Brown, Chase Montagnet, Jasmine Heiss
June 07, 2021