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Among people who are released from prison, how many are returned to prison for violating probation or parole or being arrested for another crime within 5 years?

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Per a study published in 2014 by the U.S. Department of Justice: "Among prisoners released in 2005 in 23 states with available data on inmates returned to prison … 55.1% had a parole or probation violation or an arrest that led to imprisonment within 5 years."

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