Learn more about incarceration in Florida and the obstacles formerly incarcerated people face by checking out the facts and figures below.
The bigger picture
Facts and figures above were sourced from https://www.project180reentry.org/
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Community-based programs have been proven to help individuals stay out of the criminal justice system, and reintegrate back into the work-force and society with greater success.
Individuals who participated in prison-based treatment followed by a community-based program post incarceration were 7 times more likely to be drug free and 3 times less likely to be arrested for criminal behavior than those not receiving treatment.
Both education and substance abuse programs have been shown to decrease recidivism.
Inmates who earn a GED are 8.7% less likely to recidivate than those who do not complete a program.
Inmates with a Vocational Certificate at release were 14 percent less likely to recidivate than inmates overall.