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Survey Predicts Recidivism

States use clandestine surveys to predict the future crimes of inmates. Once released, lower-risk inmates receive less supervision. This risk is determined by a long questionnaire. If used correctly, according to a 1987 Rand Corp. study, the surveys can be up to 70% accurate in determining the likelihood of recidivism. http://goo.gl/bRc6Rv

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