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Aim: To provide an overview of adult and juvenile re-offending over the last 10 years in New South Wales (NSW).
Method: Descriptive analysis of data from the NSW Re-offending Database (ROD).
Results and conclusion : Most offenders...
Repeat offenders are responsible for a large proportion of crime in NSW; and those returning to prison make up more than half of the prison population. The costs of reoffending to society and the criminal justice system are therefore clear. Focusing on adult reoffending, this...
This study finds evidence that parole is effective in reducing the risk of re-offending in Australia.
The current study sought to address four questions of importance to correctional policy:
1. Does unconditional release increase the risk, speed or seriousness...
This study finds that offending on parole is less common than previous studies have suggested.
Aim: To measure the rate of re-offending on parole and identify the predictors of both general and violent offending on parole. To describe the types...
This study examined the risk of re-offending of those who received an intensive correction order, relative to those who received periodic detention and suspended sentences with supervision.
Method: Details of offenders’ demographic and offence characteristics, prior convictions and penalties received, and re-offences were...
Aim: To compare estimates of re-offending obtained from two sources, police data on persons of interest proceeded against and court finalisation data.
Method: Offenders who were convicted in a NSW Local or Higher Court in 2009 and received a non-custodial penalty were...