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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* Back-loading programming closer to release from prison has been associated with better recidivism outcomes.
By removing barriers to licensure, this bill reduces Oklahoma's recidivism rate by helping individuals who have committed non-violent offenses get back into the workforce.
The primary cause of DUI recidivism is alcohol dependency, that if properly treated significantly reduces the risk that a defendant will reoffend.
The factors associated with recidivism among MDOs are generally divided into criminological, demographic and clinical factors.
The reason to focus on recidivism rates is the fact that (https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/remarks-president-trump-meeting-prison-reform/) 95 percent of the people who were incarcerated across the nation will be released at some point.
Recidivism studies have repeatedly demonstrated that people convicted of violent crimes generally have lower recidivism rates than other types of offenders.
To explore the effectiveness of participating in these courts in reducing recidivism, Dr.
Many had housing needs, lacked the right skills to find employment, had no access to income, and were in debt to moneylenders-a formula for recidivism.
which has shown to be one of the most significant factors in women's recidivism reduction (Cobbina, 2010).
straightforward approach to reducing recidivism among convicted felons:
Overall it's down on 2008 which recorded a 51% recidivism rate.