Statement from Vera on Recent Incidents of Police Violence: “Systemic policing reform is long overdue.”

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Serving Safely

The National Initiative to Enhance Policing for Persons with Mental Illnesses and Developmental Disabilities

Serving Safely is a national initiative designed to improve interactions between police and persons affected by mental illnesses and developmental disabilities. The initiative has offered free remote and on-site assistance to police departments and prosecutors’ offices through training, evaluation, and guidance specific to requesting agencies' need ...

Project
  • Leah  Pope
    Leah Pope
Project

Stronger Together: Vera’s Policing Program Works to Bridge the Divide between Police and Community

Spreading PEACE It is in this context that Vera is launching its new Policing Program. With this program, Vera has expanded its capacity to provide assistance to law enforcement agencies and communities to collaboratively measure, manage, and improve public safety; better respond to the needs of vulnerable populations; and advance a new model for p ...

Blog Post
  • Rebecca Neusteter
    Rebecca Neusteter
October 16, 2017
Blog Post

Divided Justice

Trends in Black and White Jail Incarceration 1990-2013

Recent data analyses on jail incarceration—taken from Vera’s Incarceration Trends tool—reveal that although significant racial disparities still exist between black and white jail incarceration rates, incarceration rates for black people are declining, while rates for white people are rising. This report dives into the data on black and white incar ...

Publication
  • Ram Subramanian, Kristi Riley, Chris Mai
February 25, 2018
Publication