Desistance from crime
An Evaluation of the Directional Relationship Between Head Injuries and Subsequent Changes in Impulse Control and Delinquency in a Sample of Previously Adjudicated Males
Desistance from Crime during the Transition to Adulthood: The Influence of Parents, Peers, and Shifts in Identity
No single criminal justice agency can promote desistance on its own. Partnerships across state, local, and federal agencies — along with the support of family and community stakeholders — are instrumental in supporting desistance from crime and reducing recidivism.
Law enforcement, courts, corrections, and community supervision agencies play a key role in the desistance process and reducing recidivism.