CPOP Community Policing in Practice


This 1988 publication is a laudatory report on the NYPD's Community Patrol Officer Program (CPOP), and seems directed towards a lay audience. It contains many anecdotes recounting the experiences of individual community patrol officers from the program. These anecdotes emphasize the positive impact the CPOP has on the precincts where it is implemented and on improvement in police-community relations.


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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