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5 Year Recidivism of Prisoners released hits 77 percent

23 Apr , 2014  

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This new study from the Bureau of Justice Statistics shows that the previous measures of recidivism that looked at just the first two years after release missed a lot of the problem with former prisoners being rearrested.

The 5 year rate for
All offenses: 77%
Violent Crime: 71%
Property Crime: 82%
Drug Offenses: 77%
DUIs: 60%

Screen Shot 2014-05-09 at  Friday, May 9, 6.44 PMBureau of Justice Statistics, Date of release: 12/30/13, Report title: Federal Justice Statistics, 2010 NCJ 239913

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