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Posts tagged recidivism

October 17, 2017


Conference Topic Focuses On Traumatic Brain Injury, Incarceration

More than half of people in prison have had some sort of traumatic brain injury or TBI.

March 18, 2014


American Legion Post Established At Wabash Prison

More than six percent of adults in Indiana correctional facilities are veterans.

September 26, 2013


Lawmakers Say Reducing Recidivism Rate Might Take A While

Legislators heard from rehabilitation center officials and ex-convicts on how best to reduce recidivism as they overhaul the state's criminal code.

June 4, 2013


Governor Encourages Companies To Hire Former Convicts

Gov. Mike Pence says if former convicts are employed, they are less likely to return to jail, which saves the state money.

May 28, 2013


Stats Show DUIs Cause A Quarter Of Indiana Road Deaths

An Indianapolis defense lawyer says the number of DUIs has increased since the state lowered its legal blood alcohol level from .10 to .08 percent.

March 8, 2013


Indiana Juvenile Recidivism Rate Drops After 2010 Peak

In 2012, 34 percent of juvenile offenders were rearrested within three years, compared to 39.2 percent in 2010.

September 27, 2012


Women With Felony Convictions Face Roadblocks After Release

More women than ever are going to prison in Indiana, and because the majority of women serve sentences of between two and 10 years, most of them will get out.

January 25, 2011


Sex Offenders May Be Required to Wear GPS Tracking Device

Under terms of a bill passed by the Indiana Senate Tuesday, some sex offenders would be required to wear GPS tracking devices.

August 12, 2009


Sheriff, Jail Commander Differ on Need For New Facility

Monroe County Sheriff Jim Kennedy and Jail Commander Bill Wilson appear at odds over whether the county needs a new jail or just a transitional facility.

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