New Jersey Reentry Corporation Recommends Four System Changes To Improve Reentry Services

News Report | November 12, 2017


The New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC) recently released a report recommending improvements to New Jersey's reentry system in four key areas, and that the state test the improvements at six pilot sites (Hudson, Essex, Camden, Gloucester, Middlesex, and Union counties). The state currently spends more than $1 billion on reentry programs, but the three-year re-arrest rate is about 53%, and the reincarceration rate is 31%. About 75% of offenders released from New Jersey prisons have a mental health or addiction disorder.

NJRC recently published a report, "Reentry: From Prison To The Streets Making It Work," providing an . . .

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