This is the third report on Vera's study of the processing of complaints against police in New York City and details the perceptions and attitudes of police officers about the Civilian Complaint Review Board. It was designed to explain officers' views of the legitimacy and fairness of the Police Department's review mechanism. The report recommends that the Department establish forums in which officers can express their views and at the same time begin to consider the complexities of appropriate police-citizen interaction, and suggests such forums might have a positive influence on police culture.


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