Report of the Work of the Vera Institute of Justice for the New York City Police Department through April 1992


This 1992 report details work performed by Vera pursuant to a contract with the New York City Police Department during the period January 1, 1991 through April 1992. It also provides a brief history of Vera, covering the rationale and circumstances of Vera's creation, its mission and its methods.


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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