Unformatted text preview: http://www.reentry.gov/learn.html ). I Policy Problem: Do offender re-entry programs decrease recidivism rates among violent offenders while aiding long term rehabilitation? Analysts Problem: To determine whether or not offender re-entry programs have an effect on recidivism rates for violent offenders. How effective have re-entry programs been in reducing recidivism rates among violent offenders in states where the programs has already been implemented? To determine the costs and benefits of Offender re-entry program To determine from the prisoner’s perspective what effect re-entry programs have on their transition back into society. To determine what externailities and implementation problems may arise from the implementation of offender re-entry programs. To evaluate alternative programs to combat recidivism among violent offenders. Legislative History: Political Environment:...
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- Fall '06
- 3 years, 50 percent, 70 percent, violent offenders, Department of Justice