Criminal Justice Coordinating Council two-year report


The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, created by New York City Mayor John Lindsay in response to a recommendation by the President's Crime Commission, completed its second year in April 1969. An 18-month report on its work was issued in November 1968. This April 1969 report updates previous accounts of the Council's major projects. The Vera Institute of Justice is overall consultant to the Council, its committees, and constituent City agencies.


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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 ...

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