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Recidivism through a New Lens: Feeding Positive Deviance Data into Local Programs

Recidivism through a New Lens: Feeding Positive Deviance Data into Local Programs

Representatives from the Western District of Texas’ probation office and federal court, with help of representatives from The University of Texas at El Paso decided to ask a PD question: Are there any individuals who have recently completed their terms of supervised release or are on their way to completion (within 12 months) despite the demographic, situational, and dispositional odds against them?