by Stephen Goldsmith, William B. Eimicke
March 17, 2008
As many as 700,000 inmates will be released from U.S. correctional facilities this year. Two out of three will likely be rearrested within three years. There are a variety of public and private prisoner reentry approaches that have worked, including enhanced and targeted supervision; a special focus on job placement and retention; preparation for release, and connection to community resources. We need a national criminal justice reform and reentry effort.