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Title: RHODE ISLAND ADULT CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION - WORK RELEASE - A HISTORY AND ANALYSIS, 1967-1973
Author(s): W FONTAINE
Corporate Author: Rhode Island Dept of Corrections
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 59
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Rhode Island Dept of Corrections
Cranston, RI 02920
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: RESULTS OF A STUDY OF THE RECIDIVISM RATE FOR OFFENDERS PARTICIPATING IN A RHODE ISLAND WORK RELEASE PROGRAM DURING SEVEN YEARS OF ITS OPERATION.
Abstract: A GENERAL FINDING OF THE STUDY WAS THAT THE TOTAL RECIDIVISM RATE WAS 32.3 PERCENT. IN CONJUNCTION WITH THIS, IT WAS FOUND THAT THE RECIDIVISM RATE FOR PARTICIPANTS IN THE WORK RELEASE PROGRAM DECREASED FROM 1967 TO 1970 AND BEGAN INCREASING AGAIN IN 1971 AND 1972. RECIDIVISM RATES WERE HIGHER FOR YOUNGER PARTICIPANTS IN THE PROGRAM. IT ALSO WAS CONCLUDED THAT RECIDIVISM RATES WERE LOWER FOR PERSONS PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAMS FOR LONGER PERIODS OF TIME. THE APPENDIX CONTAINS NUMEROUS TABLES THAT PRESENT CROSS-TABULATION OF ALL THE VARIABLES CONSIDERED IN THIS REPORT. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)...KAP
Index Term(s): Offenders; Recidivism; Rhode Island; Work release
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