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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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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.
Recidivism rates 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 was 55.
According to IDOC data, the state's overall recidivism rate dropped from 37.