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Florida Department of Corrections Recidivism Report:

Inmates Released from Florida Prisons
July 1995 to June 2001

July 2003

Jeb Bush, Governor
James V. Crosby, Jr, Secretary
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This document reports inmate recidivism rates and shows how certain offender characteristics and other factors affect these rates. This information provides context for using recidivism rates as performance measures for the Department of Corrections.

Table of Contents

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Executive Summary Download 64k PDF file
Full Report Download 423k PDF file
Technical Appendix Download

Prepared by:
Florida Department of Corrections
Bureau of Research and Data Analysis

Inquiries relating to this report can be directed to:
John L. Lewis (850) 410-4483 or David Ensley (850) 410-4482

Data collection, analysis, and writing for this document were conducted primarily by the contacts above and by Bill Bales, Ph.D., the former bureau chief, who supervised and also contributed.

Recommended citation:
Florida Department of Corrections (July 2003). Recidivism Report: Inmates Released from Florida Prisons - July 1995 through June 2001, Tallahassee, FL.
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