Recidivism in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Recidivism

the act of repeatedly committing crimes

Examples of Recidivism in a sentence

In the state, the rate of recidivism has decreased as noted by the fact fewer criminals are returning to prison. 🔊

Because the state prison is so awful, prisoners who are sentenced there tend to avoid recidivism. 🔊

A review of the number of minority males who have been jailed more than once proves recidivism rates are higher for nonwhites. 🔊

According to the university’s study, recidivism is more likely to occur when released convicts lack family support and financial resources.  🔊

The mentor program hopes to reduce recidivism by keeping juvenile offenders off the streets.  🔊

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