Citations with the tag: RECIDIVISM

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  • Reviews of professional periodicals.
    Czajkoski, Eugene H. // Federal Probation; Jun93, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p77 

    Reviews the article `Specifying the Relationship Between Arrestee Drug Test Results and the Recidivism,' by Douglas A. Smith and Christina Polsenberg published in the Summer 1992 issue of the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology.

  • The violent remain violent.
    Champion, Chris // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 8/12/96, Vol. 23 Issue 35, p27 

    Focuses on recidivism in Canada. Figures released from the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC); Comments of Steve Sullivan of the Canadian Resource Centre for the Victims of Crime; Recidivism of convicted killers, child molesters, and sex offenders; Sex offender rehabilitation treatments.

  • EX-OFFENDERS MAKE GOOD EMPLOYEES.
    Pati, Gopal C. // Public Personnel Management; Nov/Dec73, Vol. 2 Issue 6, p424 

    Reports the utilization of neglected manpower for prisoners. Emphasis on the rehabilitation of prisoners; Solution to the problem of recidivism; Chances given to ex-offenders in the society.

  • Early parole.
    Silas, Faye A. // ABA Journal; Jun85, Vol. 71 Issue 6, p19 

    Reports on the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics' 1979 study of recidivism. Percentage of persons imprisoned who were repeat offenders; Percentage of repeat offenders who have served their full sentence.

  • Recidivism not so bad after all, study finds.
    Silas, Faye A. // American Bar Association Journal; Apr77, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p481 

    Reports on the highlights of a study about national crime recidivism in the United States. Study by Rovert Martinson and Judith Wilkes; Recidivism rate.

  • INFECTIOUS BURGLARIES.
    Townsley, Michael; Homel, Ross; Chaseling, Janet // British Journal of Criminology; Summer2003, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p615 

    This paper explores one aspect of spatial dependence for the offence of burglary, utilising epidemiological methods for the study of infectious diseases to investigate the phenomenon of near repeat victimization. The near repeat burglary hypothesis states that proximity to a burgled dwelling...

  • The Relationship Between Time in Jail, Time on Electronic Monitoring, and Recidivism: An Event History Analysis of a Jail Based Program.
    Immarigeon, Russ // Journal of Offender Monitoring; Summer/Fall2001, Vol. 14 Issue 3/4, p28 

    A review of the article "The Relationship Between Time in Jail, Time on Electronic Monitoring, and Recidivism: An Event History Analysis of a Jail Based Program," by Randy R. Gainey, Brian K. Paine and Mike O'Toole, which appeared in the periodical "Justice Quarterly" is presented.

  • recidivism.
    Immarigeon, Russ // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1982 

    A definition of the medical term "recidivism," is presented, which means habitual criminality or the repetition of antisocial acts.

  • Recycling Offenders: Re-incarceration Trends in Québec Federal Penitentiaries.
    Amoretti, Ana; Landreville, Pierre // Critical Criminology; Autumn1996, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p20 

    No abstract available.

  • RECIDIVISM: A Background.
    Amoretti, Ana; Landreville, Pierre // Corrections Forum; May/Jun2011, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p26 

    The article presents a backgrounder on recidivism and recidivism rate. A brief definition of recidivism and recidivism rate is provided. An elaboration on the reasons why offenders are returned to prison namely for committing a new crime resulting to new conviction, or how the sentencing policy...

  • Making "What Works" Work for Rural Districts.
    McGrath, Michael P. // Federal Probation; Sep2008, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p50 

    The article focuses on the implementation of evidence-based practices (EBP) to reduce recidivism in offenders in U.S. rural districts. Factors that affect rural offenders and people who work in their reentry include lack of resources, isolation, social and cultural dynamics, and physical...

  • The prediction of criminal recidivism.
    Urbaniok, Frank; Endrass, J�r�me; Rossegger, Astrid; Noll, Thomas; Gallo, William T.; Angst, Jules // European Archives of Psychiatry & Clinical Neuroscience; 2007, Vol. 257 Issue 3, p129 

    Instruments based on actuarial forensic risk assessment models are sensitive to the calibration sample, and the inclusion criteria for the subjects of a study population will influence the features of the resulting model. If the same instrument is used in populations that are not part of the...

  • An economic analysis of recidivism among drug offenders.
    Kim, Il-Joong; Benson, Bruce L. // Southern Economic Journal; Jul93, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p169 

    Explore the determinants of recidivism among drug offenders in Florida. Model of probability of recidivism for drug and non-drug offenses among a sample of persons drawn from the Sentencing Guidelines/Florida Department of Corrections Matching Database; Size of the police force; Imprisonment...

  • Predictors of recidivism across major age groups of parolees in Texas.
    Kyung Yon Jhi; Hee-Jong Joo // Justice Policy Journal; Mar2009, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p1 

    Previous studies on predictability of parole outcome have mainly focused on two age categories - adults (as a whole) and juveniles - with little attention paid to the possible differences in predictors of recidivism among subdivisions of adult inmates' age groups. Considering the "invariant"...

  • Staying out of prison.
    Kyung Yon Jhi; Hee-Jong Joo // Christian Science Monitor; 3/21/97, Vol. 89 Issue 80, p20 

    Focuses on prisoners in the United States. Number of persons in federal and state prisons; Problem with recidivism; Expansion of programs for prisoners; Benefits of work experience; Other ways of eliminating recidivism.

  • HITS/SMART Washington State's Crime-Fighting Tool.
    Morgan, Terry // FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin; Feb2002, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p1 

    Focuses on the law enforcement system called Homicide Investigative Tracking System/Supervision Management And Recidivist Tracking (HITS/SMART) created in Washington States. Features of HITS as a software application; Details on the SMART Partnerships program; Integration of the programs;...

  • Targeted treatment for adjudicated youth with learning disabilities: Effects on recidivism.
    Brier, Norman // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Apr94, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p215 

    Describes the effects of a criminal diversion project on recidivism rates for late-age adolescent defendants with learning disabilities. Completion of a targeted psychosocial, educational and vocational treatments; Comparisons with regard to criminal recidivism rates; Variety of demographic and...

  • Now We Have Proof� Inmate Work, Works.
    Brier, Norman // American Jails; Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p90 

    An excerpt from the report "Correctional Industries Preparing Inmates for Re-entry: Recidivism and Post-release Employment" prepared by Cindy J. Smith, Jennifer Bechtel, Angie Patrick, Richard R. Smith and Laura Wilson-Gentry is presented.

  • The Mentally Ill in Jails and Prisons: Towards an Integrated Model of Prevention.
    Lamberti, J. Steven; Weisman, Robert L.; Schwarzkopf, Steven B.; Price, Nancy; Aston, Rudo Mundondo; Trompeter, John // Psychiatric Quarterly; Mar2001, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p63 

    Jails and prisons have become a final destination for persons with severe mental illness in America. Addiction, homelessness, and fragmentation of services have contributed to the problem, and have underscored the need for new models of service delivery. Project Link is a university-led...

  • Criminal recidivism predicted from narratives of violent juvenile delinquents.
    Tinklenberg, Julie A.; Steiner, Hans // Child Psychiatry & Human Development; Winter96, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p69 

    Reports on the results of the study of violent juvenile offenders' narratives of their committing offenses. Assessment of personality traits from a subject's verbal production; Subject selection; Personal category assessment; Calculation of recidivism rate.

  • Evaluating the Utility of a Risk Assessment to Predict Recidivism among Male and Female Adolescents.
    Sharkey, Jill D.; Furlong, Michael J.; Jimerson, Shane R.; O'Brien, Kathryn M. // Education & Treatment of Children (ETC); Nov2003, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p467 

    Juvenile justice systems across the United States use various assessment processes and measures to allocate intensive services to those youths who are most at-risk of reoffending. This study examines important dimensions of risk assessment and explores the utility of a local risk assessment...

  • Sad Reality.
    Hurst, Blake // American Enterprise; Jun2001, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p40 

    Reports on the prison management in Florida as of June 2001. Percentage of people in state prisons that were either violent or repeat offenders; Experiences of inmates; Description of the cell blocks in the Glades Correctional Institution.

  • RISK AND PROTECTIVE FACTORS AMONG YOUTH OFFENDERS.
    Carr, Mary B.; Vandiver, Trish A. // Adolescence; Fall2001, Vol. 36 Issue 143, p409 

    Presents a study which examined the risk and protective factors of youth offenders and their relation to recidivism. Methods; Results; Discussion.

  • Repeat victimisation and prolific offending: chance or choice?
    Everson, Steve // International Journal of Police Science & Management; Autumn2003, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p180 

    Reports on the findings of a study on repeat victimization and prolific offending in Cambridge, England. Role of prolific offenders in the repeated victimization of individuals and locations; Impact of the offending career of a criminal on repeat offending; Discussion on ways in which the...

  • Effects of cyproterone acetate on sexual arousal patterns of pedophiles.
    Bradford, John M.W.; Pawlak, Anne // Archives of Sexual Behavior; Dec1993, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p629 

    Presents a study on the use of antiandrogen treatment on sexual offenders and the reduction of recidivism rate. Mechanism of action through asexualization with secondary effects on sexual behavior; Complex mechanism involving differential effect on sexual arousal patterns; Treatment response...

  • $100 Million to go towards reducing recidivism rates.
    Bradford, John M.W.; Pawlak, Anne // Chicago Citizen - Chatham Southeast Edition; 10/20/2010, Vol. 45 Issue 30, p10 

    The article reports on the 110 million dollars funding which will be allocated to the Second Chance Act reentry grants and the Justice Reinvestment Initiative that aim to reduce recidivism rates in the U.S.

  • Government proposes to cut length of spent convictions.
    Bradford, John M.W.; Pawlak, Anne // Employers Law; Mar2012, p4 

    The article reports on new government proposals in Great Britain as of March 2012 which could reduce the time after which criminal convictions are considered spent and do not have to be declared, to support people with criminal records in finding employment and reduce the level of re-offending.

  • Says who...
    Bradford, John M.W.; Pawlak, Anne // State Legislatures; Oct/Nov97, Vol. 23 Issue 9, NCSL Inside p1 

    Quotes demographer Harold Hodgkinson on the problem of recidivism in the United States.

  • Juvenile recidivism: A comparison of three prediction instruments.
    Ashford, J.; LeCroy, C.W. // Adolescence; Summer90, Vol. 25 Issue 98, p441 

    Presents a study comparing three models being used to predict recidivism in juvenile offenders. Method and results.

  • Revised Versions.
    Coren, Michael // Books in Canada; Nov93, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p59 

    Focuses on revisionism and recidivism in the works of writers in Canada. Instability of Prime Minister Mackenzie King of Canada; Exposure of famous beliefs about the life of Lucy Maude; Description of revisionist biography.

  • PERSONALITY AND EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING AS RISK FACTORS IN RECIDIVISTS.
    Valliant, Paul M.; Pottier, Derek; Freeston, Andrew; Kosmyna, Robert // Psychological Reports; Feb2003, Vol. 92 Issue 1, p299 

    The classification of an inmate population at a maximum security jail in Canada was undertaken to study factors correlated with recidivism. A total of 12 recidivists and 12 nonrecidivists were classified according to their index offenses, and a Criminal Record search was completed to verify...

  • Predictive validity of the young offender level of service inventory for criminal recidivism of...
    Ilacqua, Giorgio E.; Coulson, Grant E. // Psychological Reports; Jun99 Part 2, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p1214 

    Focuses on the question of male/female differences in risk prediction and validity of the Young Offender Level of Services Inventory in predicting criminal recidivism. Definition of recidivism; Criminal recidivism rate not influenced by sex; Differences in methodology between the present and...

  • Alternative sentencing reduces recidivism.
    Tischler, Eric // Corrections Today; Dec97, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p26 

    Relates how the risk of recidivism was reduced by alternative sentencing program according to the study conducted by a non profit criminal justice organization in the United States. Other effects of the program.

  • Canada Searches for Predictors Common to Both Men and Women.
    Loucks, Alexander; Zamble, Edward // Corrections Today; Feb99, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p26 

    Investigates the factors predicting recidivism to both men and women serious offenders in Canada. Theoretical backgrounds; Relationship of variables with previous offending; Differences between the two genders.

  • The Court Employment Project in New York.
    Richert, John P. // American Bar Association Journal; Feb75, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p191 

    Focuses on the Manhattan Court Employment Project in New York City, which seeks to rehabilitate some offenders by diverting their cases from the criminal justice system to a program of counseling and job placement. Decline in the rate of recidivism by those participating in the program;...

  • A New Newark: Rekindling Hope with New Community Courts.
    Rose, Barbara // ABA Journal; Nov2011, Vol. 97 Issue 11, p4 

    The article presents information on the Newark Community Solutions community court, which opened in early 2011 in the Newark Municipal Court, New Jersey. It promotes alternative sentencing to reduce recidivism, and raise public trust in the courts. Newark Community Solutions and the related...

  • Inmates Go to College.
    Allen, Ray A. // Personnel & Guidance Journal; Oct74, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p146 

    Focuses on the NewGate concept, which encourages inmates to go to college by educating them while in prison. Change in the view of the criminal from a pathological person to a disadvantaged one; Transition period between prison and the outside world; Estimates of recidivism in the NewGate projects.

  • Recidivism.
    Voegtlen, Anne Reynolds // Southern Review; Summer98, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p447 

    Presents the poem `Recidivism.'

  • Antabuse: Medication in Exchange for a Limited Freedom--Is it Legal?
    Marco, Corey H.; Marco, Joni Michel // American Journal of Law & Medicine; Winter80, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p295 

    Recidivism among alcohol offenders—drunken drivers in particular—has led courts to experiment with programs that attempt to rehabilitate problem drinkers. One such program, in El Cajon, California, offers defendants the choice of going to jail or of submitting to a year of...

  • Correction to Alaska Judicial Council report.
    Marco, Corey H.; Marco, Joni Michel // Alaska Justice Forum; Summer2012, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p11 

    A correction to the article "Predicting Recidivism for Alaska Youth: An Evaluation of the YLS/CMI Survey" that was published in the August 2011 issue is presented.

  • Rehabilitating juvenile offenders.
    Marco, Corey H.; Marco, Joni Michel // American School Board Journal; Apr2011, Vol. 198 Issue 4, p57 

    The article reports on a new model for treatment of juvenile offenders, established by Missouri which includes a multistep treatment experience for offenders in small, regional facilities with recidivism rates of 8.5%.

  • Why we need more drug courts.
    Honda, Michael; Sheen, Martin // Hill; 7/27/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 112, p27 

    In this article the author discusses the need for the establishment of more drug courts to reduce recidivism in the U.S.

  • Note from the Editor.
    Jones, Michael A. // Journal for Juvenile Justice Services; 2004, Vol. 19 Issue 1/2, preceding p7 

    Introduces a series of articles on predictors of recidivism, security, program improvement, mental health screening, programming ideas, detention reform, disposition decisions and parental accountability.

  • 'In-your-face' help for mentally ill offenders.
    Daly, Pete // Grand Rapids Business Journal;  

    The article focuses on the results of the three-year evaluation of 10 mental health courts in Michigan conducted by the State Court Administrative Office which show that the recidivism rate of participants was 300% lower than criminal offenders.

  • Introduction to Federal Probation Special Focus on Implementing Evidence-Based Practices.
    Lowenkamp, Christopher T. // Federal Probation; Sep2013, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p11 

    An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses the various articles published within the issue on topics which include the demands on probation officers in the evolution of evidence-based practice (EBP), recidivism reduction, and probation supervision.

  • High rate of return to jail for offenders out in licence.
    Meilton, David // Public Finance; 5/27/2005, p9 

    Reports on the issue over the high rate of return to jail for offenders after being freed on license in Great Britain.

  • A grassroots approach to reducing recidivism.
    Bagley, Cynthia // Corrections Today; Aug96, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p96 

    Focuses on the Rock County Education and Criminal Addictions Program (RECAP) of the Rock County Jail in Wisconsin wherein inmates participating in the program live separately from other inmates of the jail. Goal of reducing recidivism; Program outcomes of RECAP; Program description; Grassroots...

  • Canceled STEEP program reduced juvenile recidivism.
    Agee, Vicki MacIntyre; Lombardo, Marianne // Corrections Today; Aug96, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p104 

    Focuses on the success of the Student Transition Education Employment Program (STEEP) created by the Ohio Department of Youth Services. Program description; Agencies involved in the program; Unfortunate cancellation of the program due to several problems; Effectiveness of STEEP; Lessons from...

  • Does Correctional Education Have an Effect on Recidivism?
    Jancic, Mitchell // Journal of Correctional Education; Dec1998, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p152 

    Focuses on the social and political issues surrounding the issue of correctional education. Debates concerning the effect of correctional education on recidivism; Examination of the performance of parolees who received post secondary education.

  • Florida, U.K. Launch Transformative Innovations in Correctional Privatization to Reduce Recidivism, Lower Costs.
    Gilroy, Leonard; Kenny, Harris // Corrections Forum; May/Jun2012, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p23 

    This article reports that Florida and Great Britain have introduced innovations in correctional privatization aimed at lowering costs and reducing recidivism. Florida Governor Rick Scott in May 2011 signed into law a budget that authorized a private-public partnerships privatizing nearly all of...

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