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  • What is the national juvenile recidivism rate?
    According to Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2014 National Report, a report funded by the Office of ... Read More
    Last Updated: February 27, 2015

  • What percentage of arrestees test positive for drugs?
    Information about drug use among arrestees can be found in the Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (ADAM)... Read More
    Last Updated: December 23, 2013

  • What is the national recidivism rate for adult offenders?
    A summary of findings from Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) recidivism studies is available via th... Read More
    Last Updated: October 17, 2014

  • How many people are under a sentence of death in the United States?
    Statistics on the number of individuals sentenced to death in the United States may be accessed from... Read More
    Last Updated: January 2, 2015

  • How many juveniles are incarcerated in the United States?
    Statistics on the number of juveniles that are incarcerated can be found in the Juveniles in Correct... Read More
    Last Updated: April 2, 2014

  • What is less-lethal technology?
    Less-lethal technology devices serve to minimize the risk of death and injury to public safety offic... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2013

  • Does correctional education impact recidivism rates?
    The Correctional Education Association (CEA) completed a study called Three State Recidivism Study, ... Read More
    Last Updated: March 24, 2014

  • Where can I learn more about offenders returning to the community?
    An extensive list of resources is available on the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)-supported Nati... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2013

  • How much does it cost per day to house an inmate in a State prison?
    The cost per day to house an inmate is available in State Corrections Expenditures, FY 1982-2010, a ... Read More
    Last Updated: January 2, 2015

  • How do I subscribe to the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center's (NLECTC) "TechBeat" news magazine?
    The National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) news magazine, TechBeat, is ... Read More
    Last Updated: October 17, 2014

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