Between 2011 and 2014, juvenile recidivism for juveniles released from the state’s Juvenile Rehabilitation program in Washington State dropped from 58% to 54.3%. Juveniles are committed to the state’s Juvenile Rehabilitation program when they are found guilty of more serious crimes such as drug, property, weapon, sex, and assault misdemeanors; and drug, property, weapon, assault, violent-property, robbery-kidnap, sex, and homicide felonies. These findings were presented in "Juvenile Recidivism In Washington State: A 2013 Court Cohort & 2014 Juvenile Rehabilitation Release Cohort," by the Washington State Center for Court Research (WSCCR). Researchers analyzed court records from . . .