First Step Act Annual Report (April 2023)
Responsive Aggression Regulation Therapy (Re-ART): An Evaluation Study in a Dutch Juvenile Justice Institution in Terms of Recidivism
Five Things About Reentry
Examining the Effects of Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Exploring Variation in the Strength of Association of a Validated Recidivism Risk Score With Seven Common Measures of Juvenile Recidivism: A Research Note
Directors of Justice Department Science and Research Offices Talk Reentry
Director of the National Institute of Justice Nancy La Vigne, Ph.D., and Director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics Alex Piquero, Ph.D., discuss important topics, programs and initiatives related to reentry and recidivism.
National Institute of Justice Annual Report 2020
NIJ’s Role Under the First Step Act
The First Step Act of 2018 (the Act) aims to reform the federal prison system and reduce recidivism.
NIJ plays a key role in major components of the Act and will assist...
2022 Review and Revalidation of the First Step Act Risk Assessment Tool
Examining the Role of Responsivity Factors in Juvenile Probation Outcomes
Desistance from Crime: Interventions to Help Promote Desistance and Reduce Recidivism
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.