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Florida Department of Corrections Recidivism Report:

Florida Prison Recidivism Study
Releases From 2009 to 2015

December 2017

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary
Bureau of Research and Data Analysis
co.dcresearch@fdc.myflorida.com

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Executive Summary

Defining Recidivism

The Florida Department of Corrections defines recidivism as a return to prison, as the result of either a new conviction or a violation of post-prison supervision, within three years of their prison release date. The follow-up periods are calculated from prison release date to the date of readmission to prison.

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

Inquiries relating to this report can be directed to:
David Ensley (850) 717-3645
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