Probation Violation Detention Period Statistics

Probation violation detention periods vary widely depending on the nature of the violation and individual circumstances.

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"Violation rates for felony probationers were slightly higher (around 35%) than the rates for misdemeanors."

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"Probationers violated the conditions of their supervision at some point in around 53% of cases."

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"More than two-thirds of probation violators have been sentenced to incarceration, either prison (48%) or jail (19%)"

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"Approximately 56% of offenders given probation served the full period without a violation."

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"Probation violations accounted for a surprisingly high percentage of all state prison admissions, around 24% to 40% in various states."

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"On average, probation violators in federal prison had their probation revoked at 22 months into their sentence."

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"Approximately 25% of probation failures were technical violations, such as missed appointments with parole officers or failed drug tests."

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"Those who violate probation are often given extensions to their probation period, with an average extension length of 9 months."

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"States spend up to $2.8 billion every year on probation revocations."

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"Almost 13% of probation violators had five or more prior convictions."

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"Women constitute 24% of probation violators."

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"About 6% of probation violators have a mental health issue."

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"Around 41% of probation violation arrests were for felony offenses."

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"More than 14% of probation violators were found in possession of a firearm."

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"Probation violations accounted for over half of the 4,537,100 people on community supervision by 2016 end."

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"Probation violators with a previous violent offense are 77% more likely to commit another violent offense while back in the community."

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"Over 33% of probationer-felony convictions were for violent crimes."

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