The Maricopa County FARE Probation Experiment An Effort to Introduce a Means-Based Monetary Sanction as a Targeted Felony-Level Intermediate Sanction


In 1987 the State Justice Institute funded a demonstration project in Phoenix Arizona to illustrate the application of the day fine concept in creating a systematic approach to scaling affordable, enforceable monetary sanctions. This report is meant to provide an overview of the pilot projects planning and implementation. Its focus is on the planning process and the policy issues which were addressed in designing the program model.


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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