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Word: recidivism

Definition: habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist


Sentences Containing 'recidivism'

According to 2012 statistics from the Singapore Prison Service, the overall recidivism rate for 2010’s release cohort was at 23.6 per cent, representing a 3.1 percentage point decrease compared to that of the 2009 cohort.
According to CDOC statistics, the recidivism rate of YOS offenders is around 20%.
Although WriteAPrisoner.com's stated mission is reducing recidivism in order to lessen these negative impacts on families and society, it is also involved with human rights activities with an emphasis on advocacy.
Recidivism is common, with over half of the girls counseled by the Voice returning to the sex trade, because of blackmail from former pimps and social ostracism from future husbands and families.
Specifically, the Core Members had a 70% reduction in sexual recidivism in contrast to the matched comparison group, a 57% reduction in all types of violent recidivism (including sexual), and an overall reduction of 35% in all types of recidivism (including violent and sexual).
Specifically, there was an 83% reduction in sexual recidivism, a 73% reduction in all types of violent recidivism (including sexual), and an overall reduction of 71% in all types of recidivism (including sexual and violent) in comparison to the matched offenders.
Such assistance would hopefully give these ex-offenders the chance to reintegrate into society successfully thereby reducing the chances of recidivism Singapore Corporation of Rehabilitative Enterprises (SCORE).
This site: WriteAPrisoner.com provides empirical evidence through a meta-analysis, which supports claims that positive relations built through correspondence help reduce recidivism.
WriteAPrisoner.com is an online Florida, (USA) based business whose stated goal is to reduce recidivism through a variety of methods that include: 1) positive correspondence with pen-pals on the outside, 2) educational opportunities, 3) job placement avenues, 4) comprehensive resource guides on a variety of related issues, 5) scholarships for children impacted by crime, and 6) advocacy.
YOS has the lowest recidivism rate of any Colorado state prison.

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