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Prison re-entry programs: A solution to the recidivism problem

Did you know that more than 75 percent of released prisoners are rearrested within five years? That's according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics. With more than 1 million individuals in prison at the end of 2014, that's a huge number...

source: By Danielle Wegert
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With more than two-thirds of the U.S. population ordered to stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic, it’s tougher for burglars to find an empty house to target. But the cooped-up residents seem more likely to fight each other.

source: Bloomberg

Federal statistics show that from 2010 to 2017, crimes, arrests, and resulting jail admissions fell by 14, 20, and 18 percent, respectively. In fact, there were 2 million fewer admissions to jails nationwide in 2017 than seven years earlier. Still, despite these positive...

source: The Pew Charitable Trusts

As COVID-19 spreads, states are suspending visits to prison facilities and limiting criminal court proceedings. We’re rounding up the changes as they occur. Have you seen closures to prisons, jails or courts due to coronavirus? Tell us about it here.

source: The Marshall Project

On the evening of March 28, 2020, we sadly learned of the first death of a prisoner in the custody of the federal Bureau of Prisons(BOP)due to COVID-19.1The decedent was a 49-year-old African-American man who, according to the BOP’s press release announcing his death,...

source: U.S. House of Representatives

Alcohol, cocaine, pain pills — since he was a teenager, Derrick consumed them all, at one time or another, to ease his racing mind. His addictions landed in and out of rehab centers. Finally, at 35, Derrick was...

source: Miami Herald

Many of our solicitations encourage research partnerships and require applicants to include a strong letter of support, signed by an appropriate decision-making authority from each proposed partnering entity.

source: National Institute of Justice


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