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Oklahoma has low rate of recidivism

BY CARY ASPINWALL - Tulsa World Published: April 16, 2011
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Oklahoma has one of the lowest rates of prisoners returning to jail, according to a national study released this week.

But officials say the state’s lower recidivism rate reflects the fact that more low-risk, nonviolent offenders are sent to prison in Oklahoma — inmates who aren’t as likely to reoffend.

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