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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Recidivism Rates and Violent Offenses for Inmates Released 2003-2010

This graph shows that among inmates who were in prison for violent offenses, those in for murder or manslaughter have the lowest recidivism rates. Inmates in for robbery offenses have higher than average recidivism rates.

The graph above shows that among inmates who were in prison for violent offenses, those in for murder or manslaughter have the lowest recidivism rates.  Inmates in for robbery offenses and sex offenses have higher than average recidivism rates.