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
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.