Jail Use Analysis Memo to Jail Population Management Project, Office of the Deputy Mayor for Public Safety


This 1991 analytic memorandum was prepared by Vera for the Jail Population Management Project. It presents the pattern of demand for jail resources, coming from various categories of inmates in the custody of New York City's Department of Correction (DOC). Attached is an addendum with: admits, the jail days they use, cumulative distributions by type of admit, court of final disposition and type of disposition. 


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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