Study: Recidivism Rate Lingers at 40 Percent


(04/13/2011)
More than 40 percent of ex-cons commit crimes within three years of their release and wind up back behind bars, according to a new study.

Pennsylvania Tries New Anti-Recidivism Strategy


(04/01/2011)
YORK, Pa. — York County Prison is serving as the location of a pilot program designed to improve recidivism by transferring state inmates to county lockups before they are released.

CDCR Launches Parolee Resource Directory to Avert Recidivism


(12/03/2010)
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation launched an online Community Resource Directory for parolees, their families and other community members in an effort to help offenders successfully reintegrate into their neighborhoods and reduce recidivism.