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Wisconsin Defender Blog: SORNA IN WISCONSIN: AS THE LAW COMES INTO FOCUS FO...

Wisconsin Defender Blog: SORNA IN WISCONSIN: AS THE LAW COMES INTO FOCUS FO...: Marcus J. Berghahn Introduction . Federal sex offender registration requirements apply to those convicted of sex offens...

National Reentry Resource

Reentry FactsState and federal prisons held approximately 1,598,780 prisoners at the end of 20111 — approximately one of every 107 U.S. adults.2At least 95 percent of state prisoners will be released back to their communities at some point.3During 2011, 688.384 sentenced prisoners were released from state and federal prisons.4Approximately 9 million individuals are released from jail each year.5At the end of 2011, 4,814,200 adults - one in fifty U.S. adults - were on probation, parole, or other post-prison supervision. Approximately 853,900 were on parole.6In a study that looked at recidivism in over 40 states, more than four in 10 offenders returned to state prison within three years of their release.7In 2011, parole violators accounted for 30.8 percent of all prison admissions, 33 percent of state admissions, and 7.9 percent of federal admissions.8During 2011, approximately 12% of parolees were re-incarcerated. Eight percent of parolees were re-incarcerated due to parole violations…

Prison and the Poverty Trap