CPOP The Research: An evaluative Study of the New York City Community Patrol Officer Program


This is a comprehensive 1991 Vera report of detailed empirical research regarding New York City's attempt to put community policing concepts into practice at a beat level through the Community Patrol Officer Program (CPOP). The report takes a mostly positive view of CPOP and concludes that while shortcomings should be expected, CPOP represents a reasonably successful effort to move the New York City Police Department in a desirable direction and that the failings can and should be corrected with time, patience and renewed effort.


Compassion, Not Confinement

How States and Localities Can Help Ensure Humane Housing for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Awaiting Family Reunification

In the first five months of 2021, about 65,000 children were apprehended by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) after arriving in the United States unaccompanied by a parent or legal guardian. These children come to the United States seeking protection, stability, and a chance to reunite with their families, but are instead processed at federa ...

  • Shaina Aber, Lauren Esterle, Derek Loh
June 16, 2021