Respectful and Effective Policing Two Examples in the South Bronx


This study examines two Bronx police precincts where commanders, counter to trends in most of New York City, have reduced civilian complaints about police conduct, even as their precincts shared the city's success in reducing crime.


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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