Half of SD's prison inmates re-offend within 3 years of release
PIERRE -- Nearly half of the inmates released from state prisons in South Dakota from 2003 through 2008 found their way back behind bars again within three years, according to a report that has been delivered to Gov. Dennis Daugaard.
The report further shows that one-fourth of the inmates released from 2003 through 2010 re-offended within the first 12 months.
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