recidivism

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recidivism:

see criminologycriminology,
the study of crime, society's response to it, and its prevention, including examination of the environmental, hereditary, or psychological causes of crime, modes of criminal investigation and conviction, and the efficacy of punishment or correction (see prison) as
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recidivism

habitual relapse into crime
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The states lowest recidivism rate previously came in 2014 when 29 percent of offenders were returned to prison following their release in 2010.
Although a recidivism rate north of 50 percent may seem high, it is also worth considering the fiscal implications of a drop from 77 percent to, say, 68 percent.
After reviewing licensing rules and recidivism rates for a 10-year period beginning in 1997, the study found that formerly incarcerated residents are more likely to commit a new crime within three years of being released from prison if they live in a state where they're prohibited from getting a license solely for having a criminal record.
A Pew Center on the States (2011) report examining prisoners released in 2004 found that Minnesota had the highest three-year recidivism rate of 61.
In fact, one of the largest meta-analyses to date (see McCann & Lussier, 2008) found only a 12% mean sexual recidivism rate but a 53% overall recidivism rate, indicating that an overwhelming majority of the reoffenses were nonsexual.
Department of Justice to help Worcester County reduce recidivism rates is sure to rekindle the ongoing debate over incarceration and rehabilitation.
Other jurisdictions (approximately 80 around the country) that operate a VTC are reporting as low as a zero recidivism rate (including Buffalo, NY, and Palm Beach County), while all others proudly say that very few participants re-offend.
For example, the Education Division of the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC) has collaborated with seven Indiana institutions of Higher Education to establish up-to-date post-secondary job-oriented certificate programs with the objective of increasing the employability of offenders and reducing the recidivism rate.
18) The risk assessments estimate the predicted recidivism rate for an offender using data from the experiences of past offenders with similar characteristics.
The recidivism rate has remained relatively stable for the country as a whole between 1999 and 2004.
The relative value of deterrence-oriented programs over rehabilitation programs is most simply measured by comparing the recidivism rate of youth who were exposed to a particular treatment (Lipsey & Cullen, 2007).
We also estimated cost savings, derived from postrelease recidivism rate differences between ACJC participants and the matched comparison group.