Felony Case Preparation: Quality Counts Interim Report: Vera's evaluation of the NYPD's Felony Case Preparation Project


This is a 1981 interim report by Vera on the New York City Police Department's Felony Case Preparation Project (in collaboration with the Bronx District Attorney), in which the immediate post-arrest investigation of felony arrests changed the dispositional patterns in the experimental districts and, from a law enforcement perspective, improved them.


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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