CPOP The Research: An evaluative Study of the New York City Community Patrol Officer Program


This is a comprehensive 1991 Vera report of detailed empirical research regarding New York City's attempt to put community policing concepts into practice at a beat level through the Community Patrol Officer Program (CPOP). The report takes a mostly positive view of CPOP and concludes that while shortcomings should be expected, CPOP represents a reasonably successful effort to move the New York City Police Department in a desirable direction and that the failings can and should be corrected with time, patience and renewed effort.


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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