October 12, 2012

Steadily declining recidivism across the country

The Council of State Governments Justice Center’s National Reentry Resource Center released a policy brief that found  70 percent of all states currently have steady or declining recidivism rates. According to the brief released in September, several states including Texas, Ohio, Kansas and Michigan have experienced “significant declines in their […]
May 29, 2012

Department of Justice Study Finds Reentry Programs Help Reduce Re-arrests

The U.S. Department of Justice recently released a study that analyzed data collected over a four-year period from 11 adult and four juvenile reentry programs around the country.  Researches set out to answer the questions:  “what works, for whom, for how long and at what cost?” The study found evidence […]