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NCJ Number: 31175 Find in a Library
Title: RECIDIVISM AFTER RELEASE FROM STATE PRISON IN 1965 - A STUDY OF A SAMPLE OF DANISH STATE PRISON INMATES RELEASED IN 1965
Author(s): O E ANDERSEN
Corporate Author: Denmark Ministry of Justice
Dept of Prisons
Denmark
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 27
Sponsoring Agency: Denmark Ministry of Justice
1115 Copenhagen, Denmark
Publication Number: FORSKNINGSRAPPORT NR 6
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: Danish
Country: Denmark
Annotation: STATISTICAL STUDY OF RECIDIVISM BY 192 INDIVIDUALS MADE TEN YEARS AFTER THEIR RELEASE FROM DANISH STATE PRISONS.
Abstract: STATISTICS INCLUDE AGE, PLACE OF ORIGIN, EDUCATION, OCCUPATIONAL TRAINING, TYPES OF OFFENSES COMMITTED AND MARITAL STATUS. ALSO INCLUDED IS STATISTICAL INFORMATION ON OFFENSES COMMITTED AFTER RELEASE, SENTENCES IMPOSED ON RECIDIVISTS, AND AGE AND SOCIAL STATUS OF THOSE WHO BECAME RECIDIVISTS. THE STUDY SHOWED THAT ABOUT HALF OF THOSE RELEASED IN 1965 RECEIVED ANOTHER SENTENCE MORE SERIOUS THAN A FINE WITHIN FIVE YEARS AND THAT 70 PERCENT OF THEM HAD BEEN CHARGED WITH A NEW OFFENSE ONCE WITHIN THAT PERIOD. ALSO, 84 OF THEM WERE SENTENCED AND RETURNED TO CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS. IN 50 PERCENT OF THE CASES, THIS HAPPENED WITHIN THE FIRST YEAR AFTER RELEASE. --IN DANISH
Index Term(s): Correctional institutions (adult); Corrections statistics; Crime Statistics; Denmark; Education; Inmate statistics; Offender statistics; Recidivism
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