recidivism

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Synonyms for recidivism

a slipping from a higher or better condition to a lower or poorer one

Words related to recidivism

habitual relapse into crime

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Even though recidivism has been defined in a variety of measures, the recidivism rate has been commonly used to measure the effectiveness of correction educational programs.
If these states--Alaska, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio and Texas--reduced their recidivism rates by 10 percent, they could collectively save more than $470 million a year.
The estimated postrelease recidivism rate difference between the ACJC and comparison groups within the three-year period was 17.
The first was recidivism rate based on whether or not a former inmate was rearrested and placed in the ACJ.
Further, according to current outcome evaluation data, youth court offenders have lower recidivism rates than offenders in other juvenile adjudicating formats (Butts, Buck, & Coggeshall, 2002).
These efforts proved so successful, school counselors took note of the low recidivism rate of the reenrolled LTS students.
New ways of thinking are a necessary step to reducing the recidivism rate.
In fact, the recidivism rate of the youth held there has increased to at least 90 percent over the years, according to Louisiana State University prison expert Cecile Guin.
6 percent recidivism rate three years after being released.
The latest one--done by the conservative Koch Crime Institute in Topeka, Kansas--found that boot camps have a 64 to 75 percent recidivism rate, making them less effective than any other sort of program, such as time in prison or drug rehabilitation.
After 42 months, the recidivism rate for the control group was 39.
A center is placed into warning status if its recidivism rate during any one period of the contract exceeds the established baseline range, which is the range of recidivism rates that is considered an acceptable average based on historical rates.
The recidivism rate for all migrants arrested on the Mexican border fell to 16 percent in the 2013 fiscal year from 17 percent a year earlier, 20 percent in 2011, 24 percent in 2010 and 27 percent in 2009.
After the initial recidivism rate report was published in 2007, the state began to increase the availability of in-prison treatment, and now provides better services to former inmates in hopes of reducing those numbers and thus reducing the burden on the state's budget.