The Robbery Case Enhancement Program


This 1982 Vera study reviews the disposition of robbery arrests made in the 22 Precincts designated as Robbery Case Enhancement Precincts during the first seven months of the program (January 12-July 31, 1982). It compares the police, district attorney and criminal court disposition of arrests which were subjected to the enhancement process with the disposition of arrests made in the same precincts during the same period but which were not enhanced because they were waived, missed, or were Comparison Group arrests.


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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