The purpose of the evaluation of the NDCS Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Program was to assess the success of the program in three areas. First, an evaluation of the process was conducted to determine if a reentry program had indeed been created by the NDCS. Second, a cost benefit analysis was conducted to determine the economic savings that a reentry program could promote for the state of Nebraska. Finally, an outcome evaluation was conducted to determine if the reentry program was successful in its goal of reducing recidivism among serious and violent offenders in the state. Below are the key findings of each of these three evaluation components.
Sample, Lisa L.; Spohn, Cassia; Batton, Candice; and Chenault, Scott, "Final Report For The Evaluation Of Nebraska’s Serious And Violent Offender Reentry Program" (2008). Archived Publications. 427.