The Delicious Truth Podcast

Episode 8: Recidivism -Why? Challenges and benefits of eliminating the culture of repeated criminal and antisocial behavior patterns in the USA.

August 5th, 2020  •  38 mins 5 secs  •  Download (35.9 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Recidivism refers to a person's return to state or federal custody, after the person has already served time for a previous crime. A U.S. Sentencing Commission report on recidivism among federal prisoners, released on January 24, 2019, showed that nearly 64% of prisoners who had been convicted of violent offenses were arrested within eight years compared with about 40% of those convicted of nonviolent offenses.