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Obama Recidivism

We Have No Idea Which Prison Programs Are Reducing Recidivism in America

Paul Heroux | Posted 11.05.2015 | Crime
Paul Heroux

The implication is that in America our prison systems have no idea which programs work and which programs don't. This should concern you. If we don't measure our prison programs to determine if they reduce recidivism, how can we make claims that they work?

Why We Can't Incarcerate Our Way Out of Crisis

Wes Moore | Posted 10.04.2011 | Black Voices
Wes Moore

Innovative programs such as the Missouri Division of Youth Services (DYS) have long proven that departing from the large, prison-like correctional institutions in favor of smaller, regionally dispersed facilities is quantifiably and qualitatively more effective.

Sam Stein

Obama Administration Pushes Back On Report That Gitmo Recidivism Has 'Soared' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Tuesday pushed back on reports that the recidivism rate for released Guantanamo Bay detainees has skyrockete...

John Brennan: All Former Detainees Who Returned to Terrorism Were Released By Bush

ABC | Jake Tapper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a letter to congressional leaders sent Monday night, White House adviser John Brennan, the assistant to President Obama for homeland security and c...