Within three years of release, about two-thirds (67.8 percent) of released prisoners were rearrested. Within five years of release, about three-quarters (76.6 percent) of released prisoners were rearrested. Of those prisoners who were rearrested, more than half (56.7 percent) were arrested by the end of the first year.
Jun 17, 2014 Recidivism | National Institute of Justice
Create new innovative prison reentry program materials developed by successful returning citizens, that connect incarcerated, formerly incarcerated and justice involved youth with strategies that will help them face and overcome the challenges, obstacles and stigmas associated with transitioning back to society after prison.
Changin' Your Game Plan
Prison Release Readiness Program
Beyond Prison Probation and Parole
- To provide men and women with the necessary tools to successfully transition from prison back to their family, community and society, positively and productively!
- To have our strategies incorporated into every city, state and federal prison reentry program or initiative.
- To have our strategies used by every probation and parole office to help probationers/parolees complete their supervision obligation successfully.
- To partner with agencies to help them create strategies that are specific to their clients needs.