NIJ hosted a webinar to discuss under-researched aspects of reentry: expungement of criminal records and the impact of those records. This webinar includes a presentation of ongoing research projects examining the impact of legal aid for expungement and past research projects studying the accuracy and permanency of criminal records and the prevalence of collateral consequences of conviction. A Q&A session will conclude this webinar.
Criminal history records
Juvenile Second Chance Act Participation in Virginia: Impact on Rearrest, Reconviction, and Reincarceration
Interpersonal Violence and Institutional Misconduct in the Los Angeles County Jail System: A Mixed Method Investigation
The Effectiveness of Early Parole to Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities on 24-Month Criminal Recidivism
Recidivism Among Treated Sexual Offenders and Comparison Subjects: Recent Outcome Data From the Regional Treatment Centre (Ontario) High-Intensity Sex Offender Treatment Programme
Did Marijuana Legalization in Washington State Reduce Racial Disparities in Adult Marijuana Arrests?
Fatal and Non-Fatal Intimate Partner and Family Violence Against Older Women: An Exploration of Age and Police Response to Inform Research, Policy and Practice
A Process and Impact Evaluation of Illinois' Policy to Eliminate Cash Bail and Reform Pretrial Practices
Recruitment, Assessment, and Retention in the Direct Care Workforce for Individuals with Criminal Records: A Comprehensive Model Approach, Executive Summary
Will History Repeat Itself? Growth Mixture Modeling of Suspected Serial Sexual Offending Using Forensic DNA Evidence
BJS uses criminal history records to study the number and types of crimes committed by persons incarcerated in state prisons both prior to and following their release. The first study tracked a sample of persons incarcerated in state prisons released in 11 states in 1983, and the second study followed a sample of persons incarcerated in state prisons released in 15 states in 1994. Both...
The one-time survey provided national estimates of the recidivism rate of felons sentenced to probation in selected years. In the survey, samples of convicted felons placed on probation were tracked for three years, and data were compiled on the percentage of them who were are rearrested, reconvicted, or reimprisoned for new crimes within the three-year follow-up period. The various recidivism measures were based on official...
Collects data used as the basis for estimating the percentage of total state records that are immediately available through the FBI's Interstate Identification Index (III) and the percentage that include dispositions. Other data collected include the number of records maintained by each state, the percentage of automated records in the system, and the number of states participating in the FBI's III.
References and classifies state legislation on privacy and security of state criminal history record information. Statutes are grouped into 29 categories and presented by classification and state. It is compiled every two years.
Since 1929, the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program has collected information about crimes known to law enforcement and arrests. The traditional UCR Summary Reporting System (SRS) collects monthly counts of the number of crimes known to law enforcement from thousands of agencies throughout the United States.
Challenge has closed
Thank you to everyone who submitted an entry. Winners will be notified by August 16, 2021, and posted online.
Winners are to submit paper outlining the variables that were tested, indicating which were of statistical significance and which were not, by September 17, 2021.
DARYL FOX: Good afternoon, everyone. Welcome to today's webinar. NIJ's Recidivism Forecasting Challenge, hosted...