Derry, NH
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December 8, 2023 4:51 am

Is Parole Working in NH? Stakeholders to Look Deeper at the System

The state’s recidivism rate has garnered new interest with the revival of the Justice Reinvestment initiative last year and the increasing cost of incarceration. According to the state Department of Corrections, the annual cost of incarcerating a person is $54,386, while the annual cost of supervising someone through parole and probation is $603.