Private Complaint Program Cincinnati, Ohio


This is Vera's 1977 technical assistance report on the Private Complaint Program (PCP) in Cincinnati, OH, a federally-funded demonstration project to provide a mediation alternative to the traditional criminal justice system processing of disputes between private citizens. This report is divided into two parts: 

1) an observations and finding section based on a three day observation of the program by Vera; and 

2) a recommendations section that suggests changes in the organization and procedures of the program.


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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