Category Archives: Contrary to popular belief…
…better than 85% of individuals with sex offense convictions, function safely in society without reoffending
The uncontroverted field research on sex offense recidivism, for the past thirty years, has demonstrated that the 5-10 year recidivism rates for those with sex offense convictions ranges from 5% to 15%. Commentators have criticized such studies as not accounting … Continue reading
…victims of sexual assault are more likely to have been assaulted by a non-sex offender, than a sex offender.
For example, based on a study by the U.S. Department of Justice, where the perpetrator of a sexual assault is an ex-felon, the perpetrator was six times more likely to be someone who had never been convicted of a sex offense, … Continue reading
…individuals with sex offense convictions have one of the lowest recidivism rates of any ex-offender
In a study published by the U.S. Department of Justice in 2004, except for those with prior homicide convictions, individuals with sex offense convictions have the lowest recidivism rate of all ex-prisoners, upon release into the community.