Definition of 'reoffend'
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No wonder almost half of women prisoners reoffend within a year. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It should come as no surprise that two thirds of men reoffend within one year of leaving. Times, Sunday Times (2010)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)Forty per cent of prisoners reoffend in the year after their release. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But three quarters reoffend within a year of release. Times, Sunday Times (2008)At the moment close to half of those released from prison reoffend within a year. The Sun (2016)And more than half given a suspended term reoffend within a year. The Sun (2011)The work is crucial in helping many criminals not to reoffend. 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)Of the general prison population roughly 67% reoffend within two years of being released. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Figures show more than 30 per cent of offenders given the punishment reoffend within a year. 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)The 60 per cent of shortterm prisoners who reoffend in this period cost 10 billion a year. Times, Sunday Times (2010)More than 60 per cent of prisoners on sentences of less than 12 months reoffend within a year. Times, Sunday Times (2010)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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