New Report on Recidivism in the Illinois Juvenile Justice System

Published by illinoiscriminaljustice.org on September 5, 2012

A new report published by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA) offers a snapshot of recidivism in the State juvenile justice system. Selected key findings from the report include the following: 86% of youth were re-arrested within 3 years of release; 95% of youth sentenced for a drug offense were re-arrested within 3 years of release; 68% of youth were re-incarcerated within 3 years of release; and 34% of youth were re-incarcerated as adults. Click here for the full report.

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