oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - A proposed structure for the reintegration of released offenders in the Republic of South Africa

Volume 7, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1012-8093



Statistics have shown that in the case of 80 per cent of all offenders in the Republic of South Africa a relapse to recidivism occurs. Investigations and interviews with offenders indicate that the most crucial reason why so many offenders relapse into crime may be the inadequate supportive aftercare system available to offenders upon release.

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