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What portion of convicts released from state prisons are rearrested within 10 years for committing a completely new offense (not a probation or parole violation)?

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A 2018 U.S. Justice Department study of 401,288 convicts released from state prisons in 2005 found that within 10 years of their release, 83% were arrested for committing a new offense, and 99% of those arrested were detained for an offense other than a probation or parole violation. These individuals were arrested nearly 2 million times, an average of five arrests per released prisoner.

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