Recidivism In Prisons

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Recidivism is a relapse into criminal activity and is usually measured by the return of a former prisoner to prison a new offense. Recidivism rates reflect the extent to which prisoners correctional programs and the role they play in the reintegration of prisoners into society liberated rehabilitated. It is estimated that the recidivism rate in the US in about two thirds, in other words two thirds of released prisoners will be re-incarcerated within three years.
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