Definition of 'reoffend'
Example sentences containing 'reoffend'
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It is totally unacceptable that half of all adult offenders released from prison reoffend within a year.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Half reoffend within a year of release from prison.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
But three quarters reoffend within a year of release.Times, Sunday Times (2008) The Sun (2016) The Sun (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It is in any case simply a bureaucratic fiction that any parole board knows the likelihood that a released prisoner will reoffend.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2014)
There is a considerable body of research to suggest that the more life inside resembles life outside, the less likely prisoners are to reoffend.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Three-quarters of teen criminals reoffend within a year of release - despite the 200,000 price tag of keeping some of them behind bars.The Sun (2013)
More than 46 per cent of those leaving reoffend within a year but if they find employment that drops to 13 per cent.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Overall almost 60 per cent of prisoners released from a sentence of under 12 months return to a life of crime and reoffend within a year.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Given that about half of adult prisoners reoffend within a year of release, costs of this scale are hard to justify - particularly in a financial crisis.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It makes sense, when people come out, to place them in the care of organisations that are rewarded if their charges do not reoffend within a year.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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