The Fixed Tour Experiment in the 115th Precinct Its Effects on Police Officer Stress, Community Perceptions, and Precinct Management


This publication is the Executive Summary of a study of a fixed (steady) tour system, instituted in the 115th police precinct in Queens, New York, designed to reduce stress by assigning patrol officers to steady, rather than rotating, tours. Also, the effects of the simultaneous deployment of a "platoon commander" for precinct management, as well as the community's perceptions of these changes.


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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