Robbery Case Enhancement and Felony Augmentation A Review of Program Organization and Operation


This 1983 Vera report summarizes the Felony Case Preparation Project (FCPP) and Felony Augmentation Program (FAP), two pilot projects conducted by the NYPD between 1979-1981. The FCPP required that felony arrests made in three Bronx districts be delivered to the precinct detective units for follow-up investigation by a detective, the resulting report being delivered to the District Attorney. The FAP focused on the arrest (in Manhattan) of individuals deemed to be career criminals, subjecting these to detective case-building efforts. A special unit, the Career Criminal Investigating Unit, was created for the purpose.


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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