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Recidivism of State Prisoners Released in 2008 and 2012

Matthew Durose, BJS Statistician

This webinar discusses findings from the BJS recidivism reports released in 2021 and the methodology used to conduct the studies. The first study on persons released from prison in 2012 included the largest number of states for a BJS recidivism study to date. The second study on persons released from prison in 2008 included the longest follow-up period for a BJS recidivism study. The webinar also examines trends in recidivism over time.

Date Published: January 11, 2022