Comprehensive analysis on recidivism documents widespread research evidence that people convicted of homicide and other crimes of violence rarely commit new crimes of violence after release from long-term imprisonment.
The publication is available HERE
Length of Incarceration and Recidivism is the seventh publication in the Commission’s recent series on recidivism. This study examines the relationship between length of incarceration and recidivism, specifically exploring three potential relationships that may exist: incarceration as having a deterrent effect, a criminogenic effect, or no effect on recidivism. There are links to this report and other reports – Found HERE
This a very interesting report on Offender reoffending.
Atlanta Repeat Offender Commission Publishes 2017-2018 Report – Atlanta Police Foundation
— Read on atlantapolicefoundation.org/atlanta-repeat-offender-commission-publishes-2017-2018-report/
Murphy signs law allowing some N.J. inmates convicted of non-violent crimes to be paroled earlier – nj.com
— Read on www.nj.com/politics/2020/01/nj-reforms-new-social-justice-laws-as-murphy-takes-action-on-martin-luther-king-day.html
Would this help Seattle Stop Dying?
Businesses have been pushing local leaders to find a solution for repeat offenders for almost a year. On Thursday, Seattle and King County leaders announced the first steps.
— Read on www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/homeless/looking-to-quell-downtown-disorder-seattle-and-king-county-announce-plan-for-repeat-offenders/
Report revealing that at least 4.9 million people cycle through county jails each year, and most have serious medical and economic needs.
— Read on www.prisonpolicy.org/reports/repeatarrests.html
(June 2019) This report is the sixth in a series of reports and provides a recidivism analysis of federal firearms offenders.
— Read on www.ussc.gov/research/research-reports/recidivism-among-federal-firearms-offenders
Risk Assessment is a HOT BUTTON issue for the Criminal Justice System. Why is it broken now? Is it broken or is it working too good?
Drawing on a case study of more than 175,000 defendants in New York City, this report concludes concerns over risk assessments perpetuating racial disparities in pretrial decisions are real. However, at least in the New York City example, it finds a more targeted use of risk assessments could both significantly reduce pretrial detention and alleviate racial disparities. But realizing that potential requires jurisdictions to think “beyond the algorithm”—what do they want to use a risk assessment for?
— Read on www.courtinnovation.org/publications/beyond-algorithm
Report showing the number of people who are locked up in different types of facilities and why – 2019.
— Read on www.prisonpolicy.org/reports/pie2019.html
See more at Prisonpolicy.org