% of Corrections Adult clients successfully released from community supervision the prior year who had a new arrest within 1 year of case closure
County Recidivism Rate ( New Criminal Charges in 10th Judicial District )
The percentage of successful Adult probationers that are charged with new offenses in Johnson County District Court within one year of discharge from supervision.
The role of probation has shifted from merely avoiding the cost of incarceration to employing programs and strategies to reduce recidivism. Maintaining a low rate of recidivism indicates effective strategies and interventions to change offender behavior.