Vera Annual Report to the Ford Foundation 1975


In 1975, Vera had completed its third year of providing technical assistance under a grant from the Ford Foundation. This grant enabled Vera to provide jurisdictions throughout the United States with information about the Institute's New York City pilot projects and to assist those seeking to implement the pilot projects in their own localities.


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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