Research | Recidivism | Cost cutting | Families | November 2011
By the Minnesota Department of Corrections
The Minnesota Department of Corrections recently completed a study that examined the effects of prison visitation on offender recidivism. Using an average follow-up period of nearly five years, the study evaluated the relationship between prison visitation and recidivism among 16,420 offenders released from Minnesota prisons between 2003 and 2007.
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