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Reentry Trends in the U.S.

Releases from State prison

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Percent of releases from State prison by most serious offense, 1985-99

  Violent Property Drug Public-order
         
1985 35% 46% 11% 7%
1986 34% 44% 12% 7%
1987 32% 43% 15% 8%
1988 28% 42% 19% 7%
1989 28% 40% 22% 8%
1990 25% 39% 26% 8%
1991 24% 38% 28% 9%
1992 24% 36% 29% 9%
1993 25% 35% 30% 9%
1994 25% 34% 30% 10%
1995 25% 33% 31% 10%
1996 24% 33% 32% 10%
1997 25% 32% 32% 10%
1998 25% 32% 32% 10%
1999 26% 31% 33% 10%

Sources: BJS, Trends in State Parole, 1990-2000, October, 2001.



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