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Correctional Industries Preparing Inmates for Re-Entry: Recidivism & Post-Release. Final report

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Correctional Industries Preparing Inmates for Re-Entry: Recidivism & Post-Release Cover

This report summarizes the first national review of the recidivism and post-release effects of the Prison Industries Enhancement Certification Program (PIECP) engaging state prison inmates in private sector jobs since 1979" (p. 6). Sections following an executive summary are: abstract; introduction; methods; key findings and discussion regarding how PIECP participation increases post-release employment and reduces recidivism; and policy recommendations.