Offender Reentry: Correctional Statistics, Reintegration into the Community, and Recidivism

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This report provides background information regarding the prison population in the United States that has been growing steadily for more than 30 years. The report presents correctional system statistics and discusses the federal government's involvement in offender reentry programs and the Second Chance Act (P.L. 110-199) that was enacted on April 9, 2008.

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34 pages.

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James, Nathan February 25, 2014.

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This report provides background information regarding the prison population in the United States that has been growing steadily for more than 30 years. The report presents correctional system statistics and discusses the federal government's involvement in offender reentry programs and the Second Chance Act (P.L. 110-199) that was enacted on April 9, 2008.

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34 pages.

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  • February 25, 2014

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James, Nathan. Offender Reentry: Correctional Statistics, Reintegration into the Community, and Recidivism, report, February 25, 2014; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc282336/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.