Imprisoning progressively less dangerous offenders produces progressively smaller crime-reduction benefits because these offenders are less likely to reoffend or, if they do recidivate
, are less likely to commit a serious offense.
terrorism offenses do not recidivate
at higher rates than those
Drug court meets these conditions, and as found in the literature, drug court participants are less likely to recidivate
than nonparticipants (Belenko, 2001; Gottfredson et al.
If the offender is placed on probation, the expectation is that the offender's behavior will be monitored so that he or she does not recidivate
This is based on the proposition that having a job and societal ties are associated with having a stake in conformity and being less likely to recidivate
(Cantos & O'Leary, 2014).
All of these crimes are financially motivated and this may suggest that upon exit from prison ex-offenders may recidivate
for financial reasons.
Youth who had previously sexually offended were less likely to recidivate
compared with general and substance-using offenders, as indicated by positive parameter estimates of 0.
educational gains in prison are less likely to recidivate
For instance, if judges are told, "The estimated probability that Defendant X will recidivate
is 30%, and the 95% confidence interval for that prediction is 25% to 35%," that may well sound to the judge like a reasonably precise individual prediction, but it is not.
Some studies suggest that corrections-based education, vocational, and work-program participants recidivate
at a lower rate and arc twice as likely to find employment after release than nonparticipants.
The study found that those who participated in correctional education programs were 13 percent less likely to recidivate
compared to those who did not participate.
Educational opportunities are very important to help these inmates not recidivate
," said Kenneth Romanowski, warden of the Macomb Correctional Facility.
unlikely to recidivate
more difficult--in effect, minimizing output.
Former offenders commit crimes at higher rates than the general population, so in combination with technical parole violations, many ex-offenders recidivate
and return to prison within the first few years of release (Brad et al.
Although it is an undeniable fact that the more education a prisoner acquires while incarcerated the less likely he is to recidivate
after his release, the definable link between education and rehabilitation remains hazy.