Citizen's Attitude Survey


This survey, given to citizens in Houston and Newark (see question 1) asks respondents to give an assessment of their neighborhood and community, their sense of police-community relations, any changes since July of 1982 (see questions 5 & 7) and information about themselves.


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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