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NCJ Number: 41667 Find in a Library
Title: HOW PERSISTENT IS POST-PRISON SUCCESS?
Journal: FEDERAL PROBATION  Volume:41  Issue:1  Dated:(MARCH 1977)  Pages:9-15
Author(s): H KITCHENER; A K SCHMIDT; D GLASER
Corporate Author: Administrative Office of the United States Courts
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 7
Sponsoring Agency: Administrative Office of the United States Courts
Washington, DC 20544
Publisher: https://www.uscourts.gov 
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: AN 18-YEAR FOLLOWUP OF 1956 FEDERAL PRISON RELEASEES INDICATES THAT THEIR RATE OF RETURN TO PRISON INCREASED MARKEDLY IN THEIR SECOND YEAR OUT, AND ALSO ROSE SIGNIFICANTLY FOR THREE YEARS THEREAFTER.
Abstract: THE CRUCIAL PERIOD FOR FAILURE SEEMED TO BE BETWEEN 1 AND 2 YEARS AFTER RELEASE, WITH 20 PERCENT OF ALL FAILURES IN 18 YEARS OCCURRING BETWEEN 12 AND 16 MONTHS AFTER RELEASE AND THE FIRST 2 YEARS ACCOUNTING FOR OVER HALF OF THE TOTAL FAILURES. AFTER 5 YEARS, FOUR-FIFTHS OF THOSE WHO WOULD FAIL DURING 18 YEARS HAD ALREADY DONE SO AND AT 10 YEARS THE FAILURE RATE WAS 94 PERCENT. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)...TWH
Index Term(s): Analysis; Corrections statistics; Offenders; Recidivism; Recidivists; Research; Studies
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