Category: Michigan Department of Corrections

Michigan Recidivism Rate Falls to Its Lowest Level at 28.1 Percent

Medium/Michigan Department of Corrections The number of Michigan offenders who return to prison has reached its lowest level since the state began recording three-year re-incarceration rates. Michigan’s recidivism rate, which measures the percentage of offenders who return to prison within three years of release, has dropped to 28.1 percent, placing Michigan among the top 10 …

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Michigan Seeing Less Recidivism in Recent Study

ABC 10 News Lansing, Mich. – Michigan is one of seven states nationwide to deliver significant results in efforts to reduce recidivism and violent crime, according to a new report by the Council of State Governments Justice Center. The Justice Center examined recidivism data from state agencies across the country to compile the report and …

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