Models for Predicting Incarceration - Felony Cases


This 1992 analytical memorandum to New York City's Jail Population Management Project Advisory Committee (JPMC) describes the construction and content of models that predict both pretrial detention and custodial sentences in cases arraigned on felony charges and examines what predicts incarceration in these cases.


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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