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Why is Recidivism so Common?

More than half of prisoners are re-arrested within two years of their initial release. Eighty percent recidivate within seven years.  Government agencies and commercial organizations play important roles in reducing recidivism, but both often lack the technology to do so effectively.

How Incarceration Data Contributes to Better Background Screens

Despite background screening experiencing massive growth over the past decade and becoming a standard step in the hiring process, the underlying process and product hasn’t changed much.  Let’s look at how incarceration data, such as booking and release activity, can improve the quality of a...