Ineligible Pool Analysis

Overview

This 1992 analytic memorandum to New York City's Jail Population Management Project Advisory Committee (JPMC) presents information about inmates admitted to the city's Department of Correction (DOC) who are not eligible for any existing alternative sentencing program due to the characteristics of their prior criminal records and of the cases being brought against them. The memorandum offers some suggestions about steps the city can take to displace from jail at least some of those currently ineligible for any alternative program.

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  • Jacob Kang-Brown, Chase Montagnet, Jasmine Heiss
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