Criminal Justice / Recidivism
Review the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics article Update on Prisoner Recidivism located at: https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/18upr9yfup0514.pdf In a 1 to 2 page well-written essay, make three observations about the data and conclusions in the article. How are we doing in keeping our communities safe when it comes to using our corrections system? (You may also incorporate information or data from your textbook if you wish in making your observations and anlysis). Remember again, this is an assignment about looking at data. While you may have some strong personal opinions about the topic(s), what does the data tell you ?