Studies have shown that inmate participation in education, vocational and job training, prison work skills development, drug abuse, mental health and other treatment programs, all reduce recidivism, significantly. Bobby Scott
Once you have a felony conviction on your record, one of the most difficult things to do is to break the cycle of recidivism. Hill Harper
We can't just rail against crime. We must speak of the root problems - devastating family breakup, an insidious culture of violence that cheapens human life, skyrocketing prisoner recidivism rates that rob our communities of husbands and fathers - and recognize that there is a societal role in rehabilitation and restoration. Frank Wolf
Social-enterprise employees earn wages and pay taxes, reducing their recidivism rates and dependence on government assistance. They also receive crucial on-the-job training, job-readiness skills, literacy instruction and, if necessary, the counseling and mental-health services they need to move into the mainstream workforce. George R. Roberts
There are over 500,000 registered sex offenders across the country, and statistics have shown that the recidivism rate for those criminals is high. Jim Sensenbrenner