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Correctional planning

Desistance: It’s a Process, Not an Event

April 2022
Desistance is the process of individuals ceasing engagement in criminal activity. It may sound simple but it is quite complex, and the more we understand it, the better equipped we are to help accelerate the process before people are incarcerated or once they leave prison or jail. NIJ Journal Editor Beth Pearsall hosts a conversation on this topic with Senior Social Science Analyst Marie Garcia, Senior Advisor Ben Adams, and Social Science Research Analyst Kaitlyn Sill.

Corrections Strategic Research Plan 2018-2023

Date Published
October 2018
Publication Type
Report (Technical Assistance), Report (Annual/Periodic), Program/Project Description, Legislation/Policy Description, Administration/Management Material