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Saturday, May 19th, 2012


New Texas Parole Numbers Offer Encouragement

According to the Austin American Statesman, the latest figures on the rate of release on parole in Texas indicate that it has "surged" from a low of 27% in October, 2010 to a current level which in March reached nearly 60%. While a number of different things factor into this, including many sex offenders being released on parole just before they complete their sentence, a decline in recidivism rates due to post release community programs, and others, we here at believe that the reduction in the state budget alsoRead More