Federal Reentry Programs: How Best to Measure Their Success? A discussion of the “Evaluation of a Federal Reentry Program Model.”
In response to an era of mass incarcerations, state and federal courts have been implementing programs to assist select individuals upon release from prison. These programs aim to reduce the recidivism rate and encourage successful reintegration into society. As of January 2019, the total U.S. prison population topped 2.3 million people. Of that 2.3 million people, approximately 10% are in federal custody.