The department has made it a priority to provide high-quality education, training and support to offenders returning to our neighborhoods, and Michigans declining recidivism rates
show these efforts are working.
US prison systems are seen as ineffective, or "broken," due to the relatively high recidivism rates
observed among released prisoners.
Even after factoring in a state's overall labor market conditions, there remains a statistically significant relationship between strict licensing laws and higherthan-average recidivism rates
, says Stephen Slivinski, the author of the Arizona State study.
Next, we examine the relationship between state-level institutional quality and the recidivism rate
within each state.
The overall recidivism rate
for all three subgroups was 23.
of between 25 percent and 50 percent in these states are still too high.
Researchers generally conclude that correctional education has effectively reduced the recidivism rate
among released offenders and decreased the over-all cost of incarceration.
In addition to risk assessments, SARs include a recidivism rate
for similar offenders assigned to different sentencing dispositions.
What the country would save in prison costs a year if every state reduced their recidivism rate
by 10 percent.
0 was used to identify differences in recidivism rate
for court-referred youth who received counseling services versus a control group.
The ACJC recidivism rate
was obtained on the basis of a subsample of inmates who received ACJC services and were released in 2005 (n = 140).
Her signature program, "Back on Track," reportedly reduced the recidivism rate
in San Francisco from the state standard of 70 percent to less than 10 percent.
A recidivism rate
that low would be hard to achieve in America, but perhaps it would be possible.
Findings showed that the overall three-year recidivism rate
According to IDOC data, the state's overall recidivism rate
dropped from 37.