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2018 Update on Prisoner Recidivism: A 9-Year Follow-Up Period (2005-2014)

Categories: Crime/Justice,Statistics

https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/18upr9yfup0514.pdf

Finds that 83% of state prisoners released from custody in 2005 across 30 states were arrested at least once during the 9 years following their release.  44% were arrested at least once during their first year after release.  This report examines the post-release offending patterns of former prisoners.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics