Director Ed McGarrell to conduct study of Rockford, IL prisoner re-entry program

Director and Professor Ed McGarrell will conduct the prisoner re-entry program evaluation to determine how effective it is at reducing recidivism among parolees convicted of violent offenses in Rockford, IL. Dr. McGarrell is the leader of a federal evaluation team for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Operation Safe Neighborhood program and has conducted public safety research in Rockford and Chicago.

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