A study of recidivism to sexual offences was conducted among Norwegian males who had received their first conviction for a sexual crime during the years Five hundred and forty-one out of a total of 1, offenders were randomly selected and followed by means of official and public register systems until the end of August
rate offenders sex Recidivism convicted among
The year recidivism rate for low-to-moderate-risk offenders was just 5 percent. Law and Human Behaviour, 25, Examples of these characteristics include deviant sexual preferences or alcohol or drug abuse. Behavioural Sciences and the Law, 16,
Department of Justice. Besserer, S. As expected, those who have remained offence free in the community were at reduced risk for subsequent sexual recidivism. ISR includes being in contact with your supervisor on a daily basis, being a full-time employee, keeping curfew, passing random drug and alcohol tests, and doing community service while continuing to participate completely in the program.