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NCJ Number: 113685 Find in a Library
Title: Statistical Report on Recidivism Within the Division of Correction
Author(s): A J Hopkins
Corporate Author: Maryland Dept of Public Safety and Correctional Services
United States of America
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 23
Sponsoring Agency: Maryland Dept of Public Safety and Correctional Services
Towson, MD 21286
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Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: After presenting recidivism data for Maryland Department of Corrections (DOC) releasees for each of 3 years after release, this report discusses evaluation measures of corrections programs effectiveness.
Abstract: This report first considers the capabilities and limitations of Maryland's Repeat Incarceration Supervision Cycle (RISC), which provides data on the number of offenders supervised by each DOC agency who are subsequently reconvicted or resentenced to a DOC agency. Data presented from RISC cover the cumulative total and cumulative percentage of DOC releases who recidivated in the first, second, and third years after release for those released in 1981-86. Similar data are provided for parolees and probationers both during and after supervision. Measures of corrections program effectiveness, particularly regarding recidivism, are described for education/vocational programs, State-use industries, social work programs, and case management. Recidivism data for fiscal year 1984 are presented for each of these program areas. 6 tables.
Main Term(s): Recidivism statistics
Index Term(s): Employment; Evaluation techniques; Maryland
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