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

This is essential reading for those people working or interested in offender reentry efforts. The report looks at correctional systems in the United States, the federal government's involvement in offender reentry programs, and the Second Chance Act (P.L. 110-199). Sections of this report include: correctional system statistics-population in correctional facilities, offenders under community supervision, and recidivism; a brief literature review for offender reentry-offender reentry defined, and program effectiveness--the "What Works" literature; federal offender reentry programs-Department of Justice , other federal agencies, and coordination between federal agencies; and conclusion.